Gloria Steinem





Gloria Steinem

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born
in Toledo, Ohio, The United States
March 25, 1934

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Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s. A prominent writer and key counterculture era political figure, Steinem has founded many organizations and projects and has been the recipient of many awards and honors. She was a columnist for New York magazine and co-founded Ms. magazine. In 1969, she published an article, " After Black Power, Women's Liberation", which, along with her early support of abortion rights, catapulted her to national fame as a feminist leader.

In 2005, Steinem worked alongside Jane Fonda and Robin Morgan to co-foun...more


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Revolution from Within: A B...
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Moving Beyond Words: Age, R...
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Doing Sixty and Seventy
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On Self Esteem and Scholars...
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Doing Sixty & Seventy
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The Beach Book
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“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”
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“A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.”
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“A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”
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