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 TrumpGOP congressman slams Trump over report that U.S. bombed former anti-ISIS coalition headquarters US to restore 'targeted assistance' to Central American countries after migration deal Trump says lawmakers should censure Schiff 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 ClintonGOP warns Graham letter to Pelosi on impeachment could 'backfire' Hillary Clinton praises former administration officials who testified before House as 'gutsy women' Third-quarter fundraising sets Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg apart MORE.

She came under fire during the primaries when she suggested that young women who supported Clinton's challenger Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — House Dems change drug pricing bill to address progressive concerns | Top Republican rejects Dem proposal on surprise medical bills | Vaping group launches Fox News ad blitz Democrats have reason to worry after the last presidential debate Krystal Ball on Sanders debate performance: 'He absolutely hit it out of the park' 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."