Born on March 25 in Toledo, Ohio.
Graduates magna cum laude from Smith College, with a major in government. 1956-58
Studies at universities of Delhi and Calcutta.
Moves to New York City and takes a job with Help! Magazine. 1968
Begins writing a political column for New York Magazine; writes first openly feminist article, “After Black Power, Women Liberation.” 1971
Produces the first edition Ms. Magazine. Helps found the National Women’s Political Caucus. 1977
Helps organize the first National Women’s Conference in Houston, Texas. Awarded a Woodrow Wilson Scholarship to study feminism. 1978
Helps organize the Women’s March on Washington.
Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions was published. 1986
Marilyn, a biography of the movie star Marilyn Monroe, was published. 1990
Ms. Magazine reappears as an independent, reader-supported journal devoted to feminist issues. 1991
Became consulting editor of Ms. Magazine when it was revived. Founded Choice U.S.A. 1993
Was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.
On September 3, at the age 66, she married David Bale, father of the actor Christian Bale. 2003 David Bale died of brain Lymphoma, on December 30, at the age of 62.
a. Gloria Marie Steinem was born on March 25, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio. b. She was an American journalist, feminist leader, a writer, and the first editor of Ms. magazine . c. She is currently 76, and is still traveling, writing, and lecturing as much and like she did 34 years ago. d. She was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Scholarship to study feminism.
II Early Life
a. Her father, Leo Steinem, was a traveling antique dealer and her mother, Ruth Steinem, was a reporter for a newspaper called the “Toledo Blade”, their hometown newspaper. b. Some of her influences were her parents, a few feminists, and her trip to India. c. Her and her sister Susanne moved around a lot and couldn’t go to...
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