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Steinem, Gloria

Born: 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
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.




















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