Quotes by Gloria Steinem

"A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men."

"Men should think twice before making widowhood women's only path to power."

"Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning."

"Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age."

"Once we give up searching for approval we often find it easier to earn respect."

Books by Gloria Steinem

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  • September 1st 1996 by MJF Books

    (first published 1986)

Gloria Steinem
  • Gloria Steinem

  • Date of birth: March 25, 1934
  • Born: in Toledo, Ohio, The United States.

  • Description: 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-found the Women's Media Center, an organization that works to amplify the voices of women in the media through advocacy, media and leadership training, and the creation of original content. Steinem currently serves on the board of the organization. She continues to involve herself in politics and media affairs as a commentator, writer, lecturer, and organizer, campaigning for candidates and reforms and publishing books and articles.