Chelsea Handler to Lead Anti-Trump 'Women's March' at Sundance

"The Women’s March on Main"

Feminist and talk show host Chelsea Handler, who once laughed about having an abortion on television, will lead a "Women's March" during the Sundance Film Festival in protest of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. 

According to Variety, the march will not be sponsored by the actual film festival during its 10-day run from January 19 to the 29. Handler will also be hosting a rally called "The Women's March on Main." 

"Sundance has always been a platform for change, not only for filmmakers and filmmaking but also for big ideas for the future," Handler said in a statement. "If there’s anything I learned in the last year, it’s that we need to be louder and stronger than ever about what we believe in, so I joined some incredible women from around the country to bring our voices together in the streets of Park City. The Women’s March on Main will be an opportunity for the creative community and those in Utah to stand beside those in D.C."

Handler's march will be a part of a larger national movement of feminists marching in protest of Trump following the inauguration, mostly in support of abortion.  The flagship march in Washington D.C. hopes to draw over 100,000 protesters with notable celebrities like Amy Schumer in attendance. 

The late-night show host's criticism of Trump has been some of the most colorful; she previously posed semi-nude with an anti-Trump message across her back. 

Shortly after Hillary's defeat in 2016, Handler slammed women in an essay for casting their votes in favor of Trump. 

"We don’t just have a problem with men supporting women in this country; we have a problem with women supporting women," she wrote in the essay. "We can wake up America and American women to do a better job going forward; to create an activist fire under women to start treating other women and our America with more respect than we have obsequiously shown for our traditional male dominators."

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