Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American radical feminist and writer. She founded Ms. magazine, and also wrote for several other magazines. Steinem is Jewish and is from Toledo, Ohio.
Steinem started the Women's Media Centre with Jane Fonda and Robin Morgan in 2005.
In 2013 she was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama for her support of abortion rights.
Steinem was married to David Bale (1941-2003) from September 3, 2000 until his death.
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Gloria Steinem speaking with supporters at the Women Together Arizona Summit at Carpenters Local Union in Phoenix, Arizona, September 2016.
The first issue of Ms., released in 1972
Steinem at Brighton High School, Brighton, Colorado, in November 2008
Steinem at an event campaigning for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in September 2016.
Gloria Steinem (right) and Alice Walker celebrate Steinem's 75th birthday in the Fall 2009 issue of Ms.
Steinem on the cover of Ms. in 2002