Gloria Steinem

journalist and feminist
Born: 1934

Gloria Steinem has been an influential journalist and speaker for more than 40 years. In 1972 she was a founder and editor of Ms magazine, which became a major forum for women's voices and helped launch Steinem as an icon of the modern feminist movement. Her collection of essays, Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983), is considered a classic.

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