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Indian American Feminist Congressional Candidate Endorsed By Bernie Sanders Could Make History

Pramila Jayapal is the frontrunner in the State of Washington’s 7th Congressional District seat. More »


Gloria Steinem Teamed Up With VICE For New Documentary Series

The last time Gloria Steinem popped up in my feed was back in February when she insisted that female Bernie supporters only support him so that they can meet boys, which she has since apologized for. Here she is in my feed again today, but on much better terms.

She has a new… More »


Lands’ End Customers Freak Out Over Gloria Steinem Interview, Need To Get Over Themselves

Lands’ End made the grave mistake of featuring Gloria Steinem in the company’s spring catalogue as part of what was supposed to be a recurring “Legend Series” feature. Or perhaps Steinem made the grave mistake of appearing in a Lands’ End catalogue? Either way, Lands’ End conservative customer base has lost its collective shit over… More »


Gloria Steinem Apologizes To Female Bernie Fans For Saying They Were Just Chasing Boys

Are young women supporting Bernie Sanders just to meet young guys? That’s what Gloria Steinem seemed to be saying on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher on Friday night,MSNBC reports.

“Women get more radical as we get older,” Steinem says. “Men tend to get more conservative because they gain power as they age,… More »


Time Magazine Once Tried To Pay Gloria Steinem With a Gucci Purse Instead of Real, Actual Money

You can totally pay your rent with a Gucci bag, guys. More »


Gloria Steinem Credited With Abortion Quote Long Attributed To Black Feminist

Gloria Steinem’s name is synonymous with feminism. She is maybe the movement’s most recognizable contemporary—hell, my computer even knew how to spell her last name. Of course there are always critics, and hers have been harsh of everything from her belts to her fingernails, but she has an overall sterling reputation at the forefront of… More »


Gloria Steinem Dedicated Her Book To The Doctor Who Helped Her Get An Illegal Abortion

Bad ass feminist icon and forever girl crush Gloria Steinem has a new book out called My Life On The Roadwhich is no doubt a must-read from start to finish. And from the jump, the book is inspiring, as Steinem dedicates it to the doctor who helped her get an abortion in 1957, before Roe vs. Wade… More »


Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Pregnant Women In UPS Case

Peggy Young wins in court, Rebecca Martinson’s “cunt punt” email inspires performance art and Gloria Steinem gives Black women their due, in Today’s Lady News… More »


Amnesty International: Iranian Women Are Being Made Into “Baby-Making Machines”

An Iranian bill restricting the availability of contraception and abortions in order to boost the country’s population is effectively going to turn Iranian women into “baby-making machines.” More »


Happy 80th Birthday, Gloria Steinem!

Today is a very special day in feminist history: it’s the 80th birthday of icon Gloria Steinem. Some may know her as co-founder of Ms. magazine. Some may know her for her undercover exposé as a bunny at the Playboy Club. Some may know her as an activist for the ERA, equal pay and abortion… More »


Gloria Steinem, Oprah Winfrey Receive The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Gloria Steinem and Oprah Winfrey both received the Presidential Medal of Freedom today from President Barack Obama at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  Ironically, Steinem was the first-ever woman to speak at the Club in 1971 and, at the time, was given the traditional gift of a men’s tie. [Ms Magazine, MarieMore »


Gloria Steinem: Lay Off Miley Cyrus

Here’s the (predictably) smart thing iconic feminist Gloria Steinem had to say about Miley Cyrus: ” I wish we didn’t have to be nude to be noticed. But given the game as it exists, women make decisions. For instance, the Miss America contest is in all of its states, forms … the single greatest source… More »


Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Says “Lovelace” Is Not So Realistic

“In real life, [Linda Lovelance’s experience in porn] was much more violent. I don’t think people could have watched. For instance, there’s a gang-rape scene, in which [Lovelace’s husband] Chuck Traynor takes her into a room and she’s gang-raped. It’s portrayed as if this happened to her later. That was the first thing that happened… More »


15 Things To Know About Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem

Happy 79th birthday, Gloria Steinem! Journalist, feminist icon, and one of the founding members of Ms. magazine, Steinem is the woman I wanted to be when I was 17 … and, who am I kidding, who I still want to be today.

If you’re not familiar with Gloria Steinem’s place in Second Wave… More »


Unlikely Style Inspiration: Gloria Steinem, On Her Birthday

Gloria Steinem is a feminist hero. She’s also a smokin’ hot babe with great style. Since today is her 79th birthday, we thought we’d celebrate not only her contributions to the feminist movement, but also her enduring look — her signature oversized glasses, short skirts and center-parted hair. We’ve attempted to help you get her… More »


Take A Tour Of Gloria Steinem’s Fabulous NYC Apartment

As Gloria Steinem walks Oprah through the beautiful and elaborately decorated NYC apartment she’s lived in since 1966, it’s hard to imagine that until recently, she treated it as a temporary home. “For years and years and years I lived out of cardboard boxes,” says Steinem. “I was brought up to think you didn’t make… More »


“The Dark Knight Rises,” Specifically Catwoman, Gets Gloria Steinem’s Seal Of Approval (Spoiler Alert)

“I saw ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ last night, and among other things, Catwoman is a feminist superhero with a story line and transformation of her own — plus class consciousness, a girl buddy, equal skills with the Batman equipment, and an apartment of her own in Old Town.  And she gets the guy.”
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Today’s Lady News: Gloria Steinem Says Women Should Occupy Wall Street

Iconic feminist Gloria Steinem on why women should join Occupy Wall Street. [San Francisco Gate]
Sharon Bialek, who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment, said she feels “vindication” now that he has suspended his campaign for the GOP nomination for presidency. Cain suspended his campaign on Saturday citing “distractions.” Last Monday, a woman… More »


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