Feminist icon Gloria Steinem to march in Trump inauguration protest
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Feminist leader Gloria Steinem will help lead a major women’s protest following President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: 'Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics' Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE’s inauguration.

Steinem will participate in the women’s anti-Trump march after the inauguration on Jan. 21.

Steinem was named one of the march’s honorary co-chairs, alongside Harry Belafonte. Steinem made the announcement in an Instagram post on Tuesday.


"Proud to announce my role as honorary co-chair of the Women's March on Washington. See you there?" she wrote in the post.

The protest, called the Women’s March on Washington, is slated to have thousands of participants and will take place in Washington, D.C.

Plans for the demonstration were created just after Trump was elected president on Nov. 8.  

Steinem was a strong supporter of Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: Polls flash warning signs for Trump Polls suggest Sanders may be underestimated 10 declassified Russia collusion revelations that could rock Washington this fall MORE.

She came under fire during the primaries when she suggested that young women who supported Clinton's challenger Bernie SandersBernie SandersSenate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Top adviser on Sanders: 'He's always been underestimated' 'The Simpsons' pokes fun at Trump's feud with 'the squad' MORE only supported him to attract men. She later apologized for the comment.

After Trump's win, Steinem wrote in an op-ed: "We will not mourn, we will organize."