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Equality For All: Julia Roberts Supported Gender-Neutral Restrooms In Her Instagram Post

Date August 2, 2019

Julia Roberts is one of Hollywood's top stars, known for such films as 'Steel Magnolias,' 'Pretty Woman' and 'Erin Brockovich.' The actress used her celebrity status to change the world for the better. Julia has given her time and resources to many charitable organizations. She also used their influence to do something for the LGBTQ+ children.

Julia Roberts supported gender-neutral restrooms

The Academy Award-winning actress made a powerful statement about gender-neutral bathrooms. Julia started her part of the campaign before her birthday, in 2016. Roberts asked anyone who wanted to give her a birthday gift to donate $49 to support LGBTQ rights. The sum wasn't random. It was a reference to her age at the time.

But that wasn't all, Julia continued to help people in need. The actress used Instagram Stories to encourage followers to donate to the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

'Pretty Woman' star posted a photo via her Instagram account where she stood in front of a bathroom with a sign that stated 'gender-neutral bathroom.' The caption read:

"I wish they all said this. Please check out my story."

Roberts added further in her Instagram story that:

"GLSEN makes schools safe for every student no matter your sexual orientation or gender identity"

She also advised her followers to visit the GLSEN fundraising website to learn more and make donations.

Julia concluded:

"Click that donation button. Every dollar helps. Means a lot. Thanks.”

Julia Roberts supports equality and inclusivity. Her powerful statements always sound great and we are sure the actress inspires people all over the world to be more kind and open. What can be better? Do you agree?

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