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Meghan Markle Teams Up with Gloria Steinem to Discuss the Importance of Voting

Meghan Markle Teams Up with Gloria Steinem to Discuss the Importance of Voting

Meghan Markle and Gloria Steinem are teaming up!

The 39-year-old Duchess of Sussex and the 86-year-old political activist sat down for a “historic backyard chat,” as captured by the MAKERS Women Instagram account.

During their chat, the two women sit outside to “discuss representation, why each vote matters and how all women ‘are linked, not ranked.’”

“Meg, welcome home,” Gloria said. “I’m so glad that you’re home.”

“Thank you,” Meghan, who just moved to Santa Barbara with husband Prince William and their 1-year-old son Archie, responded. “Me too, for so many reasons.”

Meghan and Gloria also spoke about the importance of women voting in the upcoming election.

“People forget how hard women like you and so many others before you fought for us to just be where we are right now,” Meghan said.

“If you don’t vote, you don’t exist,” Gloria replied. “It is the only place we’re all equal, the voting booth.”

“What worries me the most are young people, who I understand are the least likely to vote and I can understand the feeling that they don’t think they have an impact,” Gloria continued. “Yet, it’s more important for them to vote than anyone else because they’re going to be alive long after I am, and they’re going to be suffering the consequences.”

Meghan has been very vocal about the importance of voting, where she recently said, “we will make the difference in this election.”

Meghan and Gloria‘s full conversation will be released on Wednesday (August 26) – you can watch the preview here.

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