Women hold 'Respect Rally' at the Sundance Film Festival
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A band of female celebrities gathered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, to protest President TrumpDonald John TrumpLondon terror suspect’s children told authorities he complained about Trump: inquiry The Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Trump to nominate retiring lawmaker as head of trade agency MORE, in what was called the "Respect Rally." 

Attendees of the rally included actresses Tessa Thompson, Jane Fonda and Lena Waithe, as well as lawyer and activist Gloria AllredGloria Rachel AllredWeinstein seeks to get case tossed, citing accuser’s emails Gloria Allred to Trump after 'Me Too' comments: ‘Keep your hands off Elizabeth Warren’ Why the Summer Zervos case might be the most dangerous for Trump MORE

 

 

“Until we see legislation and policies and a president who respects our humanity, that treats us — all of us — with dignity, we must continue to gather and tell each other’s stories,” Thompson said, opening the rally. 

“We’ve also come here again to say, Mr. Trump, and all those like him, your time in power might not yet be up, but our time to stay silent is,” she added.

Fonda pushed attendees to focus on goals such as wage equality and encouraged them to participate in policy discussions. 

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“When we are equal, we are not abused,” Fonda said. “This kind of change doesn’t just come about through protest. It comes through organizing.”

Women across the country came out on the one-year anniversary of the president's inauguration to protest Trump's rhetoric and policies toward women. 

Female celebrities, including Natalie Portman and Viola Davis, helped lead the charge at the Women's March in Los Angeles, which drew a crowd of 600,000 participants.

Trump acknowledged the protests in a tweet and touted economic successes for women under his administration.