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Gloria Steinem

Oprah? You gotta be kidding.

Last week, President Obama selected his picks for the Medal of Freedom, the highest U.S. civilian honor. He exclaimed: “This year’s honorees have been blessed with extraordinary talent, but what sets them apart is their gift for sharing that talent with the world.” Ben Bradlee and Loretta Lynn are certainly in …

The ‘Unprintable Life’ Of A Civil Liberties Martyr : NPR

Before Alfred Kinsey and Gloria Steinem, there was Ida Craddock. Craddock was a scholar, women’s rights advocate and, by today’s standards, a sexologist who in 1902 wrote how-to guides on sex. The guides were not well-received at the time, however. Her work was considered filth by many, says Harvard professor …

The Grizzly Manifesto – NYTimes.com

I think it is time to take back the mama grizzly. “In real life, they are famous for their reproductive freedom,” said Gloria Steinem over the phone. This is one of the many things I love about Steinem. When things are darkest, she will come up with a very cheering …