Actress Julianne Moore has said that
gay marriage is important to her because she is a feminist.
The 52-year-old Moore played gay
opposite Annette Bening in the 2010 film The Kids Are All Right.
In A Single Man, she played a supportive friend to Colin
Firth's gay character.
In an interview with the UK's The
Sunday Times Style Magazine, Moore explained why she supports
“Oh, yeah, absolutely [I'm a
feminist],” she said. “At one point, 'feminist' became a
pejorative term. How did that happen?”
“If you're a feminist, you're
basically saying you're a humanist.”
“That's why the issue of gay marriage
is so important to me,” she continued. “It's about everybody
having the same shot at everything at work, at marriage, at life.”
The mother of two recently took home
the Best Actress in a Television Film Golden Globe for her portrayal
of 2008 vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in the film Game