Gloria Steinem

Jose Rivera

childhood

Born on March 25, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio. Since the late 1960's Gloria Steinem has been an outspoken champion of women's rights. She had an unusual upbringing spending part of the year in Michigan and the winters in Florida or California. With all this traveling Gloria did not go to school everyday until she was 11.

education

Around this time her parents divorced and she ended up taking care of her mother Ruth, who suffered from mental illness. Steinem spent six years living with her mother in a rundown home in Toledo before leaving to go to college.

Family

she decided to get married. She got married David Bale.Bale died of brain cancer in 2003.she didn't have any kids.

Career

She worked with Independent Research Service she helped create New York magazine, and wrote a column on politics for the publication.

Accomplishments

Others questioned her commitment to the feminist movement because of her glamorous image. Undeterred, Steinem continued on her own way, speaking out, lecturing widely, and organizing various women's functions. She also wrote extensively on women's issues.

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Gloria Steinem Biography

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