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Gloria Steinem        

Feminist Writer, Activist & Organizer; Co-Founder of New York Magazine & Ms. Magazine

Gloria Steinem is a writer, political activist, and feminist organizer. She was a founder of New York and Ms. magazines, and is the author of "The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off," "My Life on the Road," "Moving Beyond Words," "Revolution from Within," and "Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions," all published in the United States, and in India, "As If Women Matter."

She co-founded the National Women’s Political Caucus, the Ms. Foundation for Women, the Free to Be Foundation, and the Women’s Media Center in the United States. As links to other countries, she helped found Equality Now, Donor Direct Action, and Direct Impact Africa. For her writing, Steinem has received the Penney-Missouri Journalism Award, the Front Page and Clarion awards, the National Magazine Award, the Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of Writers Award from the United Nations, and the University of Missouri School of Journalism Award for Distinguished Service in Journalism.

In 1993, her concern with child abuse led her to co-produce an Emmy Award–winning TV documentary for HBO, "Multiple Personalities: The Search for Deadly Memories." She and Amy Richards co-produced a series of eight documentaries on violence against women around the world for VICELAND in 2016. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. In 2019, she received the Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum. She is the subject of Julie Taymor’s recent biopic, "The Glorias," released in Fall 2020.

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Gloria Steinem's 'My Life on the Road' is a trip worth taking

USA Today ..... Gloria Steinem's 'My Life on the Road' is a trip worth taking ... So writes Gloria Steinem, the activist and feminist icon, in My Life on the Road.

Gloria Steinem on the 'Crucial' Next Steps for Women, and What Gives Her Hope

I've interviewed Gloria Steinem several times over the years, and she always provides powerful insights and inspiration. I recently caught up with Gloria to talk about her new memoir, My Life on the Road, which has become a New York Times bestseller. As a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer, Gloria has played a pivotal role in the women's equality movement for over 50 years. In this in-depth interview, she talks about the strides we've made toward gender equality (and how far we have yet to go), the hopeful "explosion of consciousness" she's been witnessing on the road, her views on electing a woman into the White House, how men and women can be allies, and her belief that "we are linked not ranked."

Gloria Steinem Says Young Women Only Support Bernie Because Boys Do

Note to Gloria Steinem: Young women vote on the issues, not what they think boys like.

The feminist icon made an alarmingly sexist remark on “Real Time with Bill Maher” Friday night, suggesting that young, female supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders only support him because dudes do, too.

Gloria Steinem Signs On To International Call For Ban On Running Of The Bulls

In a united front against the drunken violence, growing numbers of rapes and sexual assaults, and cruelty to animals that allegedly occurred at this year’s San Fermín Running of the Bulls festival, feminist icon Gloria Steinem has joined PETA U.K. in signing a petition to Mayor of Pamplona Joseba Asirón calling for the event to be banned...

Gloria Steinem’s ‘Road’ brings her to Boise for ‘Readings & Conversations’

When you get a chance to interview an American icon, you make it happen no matter what. So when the opportunity arose to talk with Gloria Steinem about her book “My Life on the Road” in advance of her appearance in Boise, well, vacation be darned.

Meryl Streep and Gloria Steinem Address Pivotal Movement in ...

Meryl Streep and Gloria Steinem Address Pivotal Movement in Workplace Culture. December 12, 2017. With high-profile sexual harassment scandals proliferating and millions joining the viral #MeToo social movement, speakers at the 13th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women took on this major social tipping ...

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