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Confirmed: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is a Feminist

Confirmed: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is a Feminist

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has always sort of hovered between being indie film phenom and a big budget movie star. He’s proven himself a capable action star (Inception), a likable rom-com lead (500 Days of Summer) and a sci-fi nerd (Looper). And now, he’s clarified one more thing about himself: he’s a feminist. In fact, he seems surprised that anyone would be against feminism:

I’d absolutely call myself a feminist. And if you look at history, women are an oppressed category of people. There’s a long, long history of women suffering abuse, injustice, and not having the same opportunities as men, and I think that’s been very detrimental to the human race as a whole. I’m a believer that if everyone has a fair chance to be what they want to be and do what they want to do, it’s better for everyone. It benefits society as a whole.

Check out the full interview here

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