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Steinem, Gloria

Born: 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 82 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Activists, Journalist

1934 – She was born on the 25th of March this year in Toledo, Ohio.

 

1962 – She became politically active in the feminist movement, and the media seemed to appoint Steinem as a feminist leader of sorts.

 

1972 – She helped start the feminist Ms. Magazine and wrote for the magazine until it was sold in 1987.

 

1974 – She co-founded the Coalition of Labor Union Women.

 

1977 – She Participated in the National Conference of Women in Houston, Texas.

 

1986 – She had to deal with a number of personal setbacks, including the diagnoses of breast cancer.

 

1991 – She became Ms. Magazine’s consulting editor when it was revived.

 

1993 – She was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

 

1994 – She was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia.

 

2000 – She married David Bale, father of actor Christian Bale.

 

2005 – She appeared in the documentary film, I Had an Abortion, by Jennifer Baumgardner and Gillian Aldrich.