From Helen Mirren to James Franco: 36 celebrities who took part in the Women’s March

Yesterday, millions of men, women and children across the globe took part in a Women’s March, flocking to Los Angeles, Washington and London to protest Donald Trump’s controversial presidency and demand equal rights for women.

The peaceful protests were a huge success, and among the millions of everyday people who took part, more than a few famous faces grabbed their best placards and joined the march for women’s rights.

From Sir Ian McKellen to Helen Mirren to James Franco to Emma Watson – here are just a few of the celebrities who showcased their support for, and unity with, women everywhere:

SO MANY famous faces joined the march for equality:

SO MANY famous faces joined the march for equality:

Sir Ian McKellen wins ALL of the points for his amazing placard.

Sir Ian McKellen wins ALL of the points for his amazing placard.

As the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and HeForShe spokesperson, nobody was too surprised when actress Emma Watson showcased her support.

As the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and HeForShe spokesperson, nobody was too surprised when actress Emma Watson showcased her support.

Madonna was always going to be at the front of any march for women's equality, right?

Madonna was always going to be at the front of any march for women’s equality, right?

She may have only just given birth to her son, but Pink and her husband, Cary, and their two children were eager to join the protests.

She may have only just given birth to her son, but Pink and her husband, Cary, and their two children were eager to join the protests.

Helen Mirren couldn't resist taking a cheeky selfie as she proudly protested alongside millions of other women.

Helen Mirren couldn’t resist taking a cheeky selfie as she proudly protested alongside millions of other women.

Charlotte Church slayed with this A+ placard.

Charlotte Church slayed with this A+ placard.

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has always been an advocate for women's rights and proudly joined the Los Angeles march.

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has always been an advocate for women’s rights and proudly joined the Los Angeles march.

Katy Perry was joined by her boyfriend, Orlando Bloom, as she protested.

Katy Perry was joined by her boyfriend, Orlando Bloom, as she protested.

Rihanna shared this stealthy photo to Instagram after joining the march.

Rihanna shared this stealthy photo to Instagram after joining the march.

The gorgeous Chrissy Teigen documented her day at the Los Angeles march on social media.

The gorgeous Chrissy Teigen documented her day at the Los Angeles march on social media.

John Legend joined his wife, Chrissy Teigen, for the Los Angeles march.

John Legend joined his wife, Chrissy Teigen, for the Los Angeles march.

Kristen Stewart was spotted supporting the cause.

Kristen Stewart was spotted supporting the cause.

Lena Dunham and Amy Schumer reunited at the New York City march.

Lena Dunham and Amy Schumer reunited at the New York City march.

James Franco joined the Los Angeles march, writing: "Don't stop standing up. Ever."

James Franco joined the Los Angeles march, writing: “Don’t stop standing up. Ever.”

Alicia Keys wrote: " I'm proud of everyone all over the world who gathered with such dignity and strength to send the message that we won't stop until we are heard!"

Alicia Keys wrote: ” I’m proud of everyone all over the world who gathered with such dignity and strength to send the message that we won’t stop until we are heard!”

Charlize Theron seamlessly blended in with the crowds as she marched for women.

Charlize Theron seamlessly blended in with the crowds as she marched for women.

Amber Rose has always been an advocate for women's rights, previously organising LA's infamous 'Slut Walk'.

Amber Rose has always been an advocate for women’s rights, previously organising LA’s infamous ‘Slut Walk’.

Drew Barrymore shared this adorable photo of her husband and daughter marching, gushing about the pride she felt for the pair.

Drew Barrymore shared this adorable photo of her husband and daughter marching, gushing about the pride she felt for the pair.

Demi Lovato rather randomly met up with U2's The Edge at the Los Angeles march.

Demi Lovato rather randomly met up with U2’s The Edge at the Los Angeles march.

Ariana Grande was spotted with her beloved 'nonna' and later took to Instagram to gush about how the march had filled her heart with "hope".

Ariana Grande was spotted with her beloved ‘nonna’ and later took to Instagram to gush about how the march had filled her heart with “hope”.

Anybody else a bit in love with Kesha's jumper?

Anybody else a bit in love with Kesha’s jumper?

Miley Cyrus was in her element as she protested in Los Angeles.

Miley Cyrus was in her element as she protested in Los Angeles.

Mark Ruffalo admitted to borrowing somebody else's placard for this incredible photo.

Mark Ruffalo admitted to borrowing somebody else’s placard for this incredible photo.

Actor Chris Colfer thanked the women who had shaped his life as he marched for equality.

Actor Chris Colfer thanked the women who had shaped his life as he marched for equality.

Model Suki Waterhouse joined in the protests.

Model Suki Waterhouse joined in the protests.

Actress Bella Thorne joined the main march in Washington.

Actress Bella Thorne joined the main march in Washington.

No stranger to being on the receiving end of slutshaming, the gorgeous Emily Ratajkowski was always going to join the march for equality.

No stranger to being on the receiving end of slutshaming, the gorgeous Emily Ratajkowski was always going to join the march for equality.

Jake Gyllenhaal was spotted marching alongside his sister, Maggie.

Jake Gyllenhaal was spotted marching alongside his sister, Maggie.

Harry Styles has always been an outspoken feminist, although he appeared to give the London march a miss his sister Gemma was there representing the family.

Harry Styles has always been an outspoken feminist, although he appeared to give the London march a miss his sister Gemma was there representing the family.

Jessica Chastain donned her finest 'Nasty Woman' t-shirt for the anti-Trump protest.

Jessica Chastain donned her finest ‘Nasty Woman’ t-shirt for the anti-Trump protest.

We absolutely LOVE Kaya and Ben's 'Feminist In The Making' sign made for their newborn son.

We absolutely LOVE Kaya and Ben’s ‘Feminist In The Making’ sign made for their newborn son.

The brains behind hit musical Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, marched in London alongside his wife.

The brains behind hit musical Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, marched in London alongside his wife.

Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall previously protested for the rights of women everywhere.

Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall previously protested for the rights of women everywhere.

Nicole Richie wrote: "Standing with my sisters today and EVERYDAY."

Nicole Richie wrote: “Standing with my sisters today and EVERYDAY.”

Catfish star Nev Schulman joined the protest as his co-host, Max Joseph, also shared his support on social media.

Catfish star Nev Schulman joined the protest as his co-host, Max Joseph, also shared his support on social media.

She may only be 15 years old but actress Rowan Blanchard delivered an empowering speech to the Los Angeles crowds.

She may only be 15 years old but actress Rowan Blanchard delivered an empowering speech to the Los Angeles crowds.

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