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Gloria Steinem

Journalist Gloria Steinem
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Profession: Journalist

United States of America

Biography: Social and political activist, leader of women's liberation movement

Born: March 25, 1934
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, USA
Age: 88 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 2000-09-03 American feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem (66) weds environmentalist David Bale (59) in Adair County, Oklahoma

Historical Events

  • 1963-05-01 Gloria Steinem's exposé , "A Bunny's Tale", on the working conditions for waitresses (bunnies) at New York City’s famed Playboy Club, published in "Show" magazine
  • 1971-07-10 National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) founded in US by women including Bella Abzug, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Myrlie Evers-Williams and Gloria Steinem
  • 1971-12-20 First preview issue of "Ms" magazine is published in the US launched by Gloria Steinem
  • 1972-07-01 Feminist magazine "Ms" founded by Gloria Steinem publishes its first regular issue with Wonder Woman on the cover

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