In honor of Equal Pay Day, we've rounded up quotes from 19 badass celebrities who are speaking out about the gender wage gap in Hollywood and beyond.More
"When the Sony hack happened I found out how much less I was being paid than the lucky people with dicks, I didn't get mad at Sony. I got mad at myself. I failed as a negotiator because I gave up early. I didn't want to seem 'difficult' or 'spoiled'"—Lawrence in her Lenny Letter, "Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars?"
"We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn't a reality yet. Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average working woman earns only 77 percent of what the average working man makes. Equality will be achieved when men and women are granted equal pay and equal respect. Humanity requires both men and women, and we are equally important and need one another. So why are we viewed as less than equal?"—Beyoncé in an open essay she penned for The Shriver Report.