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 TrumpSchiff urges GOP colleagues to share private concerns about Trump publicly US-China trade talks draw criticism for lack of women in pictures Overnight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall 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 AllredAlleged R. Kelly victim's attorney says he tried 'to intimidate and retaliate' after being accused Ex-OSU wrestler seeks to eliminate Ohio statute of limitations on sexual assault Mrs. America pageant owner accused of racially biased language 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. 


“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.