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|Gloria Marie Steinem|
|Birthplace||Toledo, Ohio, USA|
Writer and journalist for Ms. and New York magazines
|Education||Waite High School|
Steinem, Gloria(stīn`əm), 1934–, American journalist and feminist, b. Toledo, Ohio, grad. Smith College (B.A., 1956). Steinem gained prominence as a spokeswoman for women's rights in articles, lectures, and television appearances. She helped found the National Women's Political Caucus (1971), the Women's Action Alliance (1971), and the Coalition of Labor Union Women (1974). She was also the founding editor (1972) of Ms., a feminist magazine, remaining actively involved until its 1987 sale; she later was a consulting editor. Her books include Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983), a biography of Marilyn MonroeMonroe, Marilyn,
1926–62, American movie actress, b. Los Angeles as Norma Jean Baker or Norma Jeane Mortenson. Raised in orphanages after 1935 and first married at 14, Monroe, who began her career as a pin-up model, became a world-famous sex symbol and, after her death, a
..... Click the link for more information. (1986), Revolution from Within (1992), the essay collection Moving beyond Words (1993), and a memoir of her experiences as a "traveling feminist," My Life on the Road (2015).
See biographies by S. Henry and E. Taitz (1987), C. G. Heilbrun (1995), and S. L. Stern (1997).