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What Will It Take to Make a Woman President?

“Why haven’t we ever had a woman President?” Spurred by this question from my then 8-year-old daughter, I set out to find the answer by interviewing the most...

Family and Work Issues — Deferred Yet Again

Gloria Steinem, vital as ever at age 77, gave an interview recently to the Guardian newspaper in which she expressed frustration with the partial and stalled...

Should Women Lie About Their Age?

Feminist author Suzanne Braun Levine, the first editor of Ms. magazine, comes from a proud tradition of truth-telling about age. The magazine's founder, Gloria...

10 Questions for Gloria Steinem

Like the women's-rights movement she has helped lead since the 1970S, Gloria Steinem has come a long way. Proudly single until four years ago, when she married...

Steinem: Tying Politics to the Personal

Let's get one thing straight. Gloria Steinem, the leading icon of American feminism, has not turned her back on the women's movement. Quite the contrary. She has...

Feminism: It's All About Me!

Growing up in Washington state during the '70s, Courtney Love didn't care much for the women's-movement rallies her mother attended. "I'd wonder why nobody on...

Gloria, Gloria

In general, I want to go anywhere Gloria Steinem goes--right up to her recent op-ed piece in the New York Times in which she argued that even if all the...

PORNOGRAPHY AND ITS DISCONTENTS

Although they both flaunt a sense of personal style that hasn't changed much in the past two decades, Gloria Steinem and Bob Guccione tend to part ways on most...

People: Sep. 22, 1986

When she turned 50 two years ago, it was clear that time had passed by neither Gloria Steinem nor her causes. A co-founder and editor of Ms. magazine, she is...

How To Revive a Revolution

The crowd at Cody's Books in Berkeley came to see Gloria Steinem. But when the owner announced that surprise guest Susan Faludi was there to introduce her, the...

Tremors of Genderquake

For the past decade or so, feminism has been taking a beating. Too extreme, according to critics of both sexes. Too splintered. Too lesbian. Too blinkered to...

Even Feminists Get the Blues

For all those women who wailed "How could she do it?" when Gloria Steinem, the world's most famous feminist, began keeping company with demibillionaire real...

People: Jun. 4, 1984

His famed family tree reaches all the way back to a small village in West Africa, and earlier this month, Roots Author Alex Haley, 62, was breaking new cultural...

The Press: For the Liberated Female

In an effort to advance the cause of Women's Liberation, the feminist movement has launched a host of publications ranging from radical underground broadsides...