Gloria Steinem

Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist, who became nationally recognized as a leader and a spokeswoman for the feminist movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Steinem was a columnist for New York magazine, and a founder of Ms. magazine. In 1969, Steinem published an article, "After Black Power, Women's Liberation," which brought her to national fame as a feminist leader. In 2005, Steinem, Jane Fonda, and Robin Morgan co-founded the Women's Media Center, an organization that works "to make women visible and powerful in the media." Steinem currently travels internationally as an organizer and lecturer, and is a media spokeswoman on issues of equality.


Gloria Steinem Quotes

Gloria Steinem #Change #Politics

The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary.
Gloria Steinem #Dreams #Imagination

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Gloria Steinem #Family

Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us.
Gloria Steinem #Funny #Marriage

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
Gloria Steinem #God

God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back.
Gloria Steinem #Men #Women

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
Gloria Steinem #Change

If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?
Gloria Steinem #Hope

Hope is a very unruly emotion.
Gloria Steinem #Change #Money

It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate.
Gloria Steinem #Future

The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day a movement is only people moving.
Gloria Steinem #Home #Women #Work

No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office.
Gloria Steinem #Leadership

Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
Gloria Steinem #Romantic

I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal.
Gloria Steinem #Marriage #Men #Women

I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing.
Gloria Steinem #Women

Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
Gloria Steinem #Parenting

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
Gloria Steinem #Power

Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.
Gloria Steinem #Power

Men should think twice before making widow hood woman's only path to power.
Gloria Steinem #Courage

We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
Gloria Steinem #Amazing #Women

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
Gloria Steinem #Society

If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say. I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society.
Gloria Steinem #Women

Most women are one man away from welfare.
Gloria Steinem #Women

Most women's magazines simply try to mold women into bigger and better consumers.
Gloria Steinem #Women #Work

Because I have work to care about, it is possible that I may be less difficult to get along with than other women when the double chins start to form.
Gloria Steinem #Women

If women have young children, they are one man away from welfare.