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 TrumpObama calls on Senate not to fill Ginsburg's vacancy until after election Planned Parenthood: 'The fate of our rights' depends on Ginsburg replacement Progressive group to spend M in ad campaign on Supreme Court vacancy 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 ClintonWhat Senate Republicans have said about election-year Supreme Court vacancies Bipartisan praise pours in after Ginsburg's death Trump carries on with rally, unaware of Ginsburg's death MORE.

She came under fire during the primaries when she suggested that young women who supported Clinton's challenger Bernie SandersBernie SandersKenosha will be a good bellwether in 2020 Biden's fiscal program: What is the likely market impact? McConnell accuses Democrats of sowing division by 'downplaying progress' on election security 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."