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Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem

Birthday: 25 March 1934, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Height: 175 cm

Gloria Steinem was born on March 25, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for Gloria: In Her Own Words (2011), Year of the Woman (1973) and Captain Mike Across America (2007 ...Show More

Gloria Steinem
Men should think twice before making widowhood woman's only path to power. Men should think twice before making widowhood woman's only path to power.
On self-respect: Self-esteem isn't everything; it's just that there's nothing without it. On self-respect: Self-esteem isn't everything; it's just that there's nothing without it.
If you poured water on a great poem, you'd get a novel. If you poured water on a great poem, you'd get a novel.
I'm completely happy not having children. I mean, everybody does not have to live in the same way. A Show more I'm completely happy not having children. I mean, everybody does not have to live in the same way. And as somebody said, 'Everybody with a womb doesn't have to have a child any more than everybody with vocal chords has to be an opera singer. Hide
Politics is just unequal power. Who does the dishes is political. In the politics of commerciality, Show more Politics is just unequal power. Who does the dishes is political. In the politics of commerciality, if you want to put it that way, the way women's bodies are looked at, we're supposed to be ornaments not instruments. Hide
Listen, honey, if men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament. Listen, honey, if men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
[on Donald J. Trump] I've noticed that when people are asked why they support him, they say it's bec Show more [on Donald J. Trump] I've noticed that when people are asked why they support him, they say it's because he's a successful businessman and therefore could run the country. Actually, he is not a successful businessman, he is a successful con man. Hide
On childhood: When pain has been intertwined with love and closeness, it's very difficult to believe Show more On childhood: When pain has been intertwined with love and closeness, it's very difficult to believe that love and closeness can be experienced without pain. Hide
On sexual politics: The Golden Rule works for men as written, but for women it should go the other w Show more On sexual politics: The Golden Rule works for men as written, but for women it should go the other way around. We need to do unto ourselves as we do unto others. Hide
A woman reading Playboy is like a Jew reading Hitler's Mein Kampf. A woman reading Playboy is like a Jew reading Hitler's Mein Kampf.
[To the question of where [feminist activism] will go from here] If you look at any social movement Show more [To the question of where [feminist activism] will go from here] If you look at any social movement - if you think of the suffragists, abolitionists and other movements - they had to last about a hundred years to be really absorbed into a culture. So I don't know how to break it to you, but we have, like, 60 years to go. Hide
We have to be careful not to have terminal gratitude, as I think of it. We need to be always looking Show more We have to be careful not to have terminal gratitude, as I think of it. We need to be always looking forward. Nothing in inexorable. Nothing. It depends on what you do and I do every day, all of us here, every day. It depends on the language we use with each other. It depends on whether we tell each other our salaries, to find out who's not getting paid. All these movements are inextricably connected. Hide
A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle
On change: The moment we find the reason behind an emotion....the wall we have built is breached, an Show more On change: The moment we find the reason behind an emotion....the wall we have built is breached, and the positive memories it has kept from us return, too. That's why it pays to ask those painful questions. The answers can set you free. Hide
We badly need to raise our boys more like our girls. We badly need to raise our boys more like our girls.
[From an interview, 2011] This generation of young women is actually more feminist than we ever were Show more [From an interview, 2011] This generation of young women is actually more feminist than we ever were. If you look at the public opinion polls, they're actually much more supportive of all the issues of equality. And my question to the young woman who is dressing as you describe [' a hooker'] is: Is she doing it because she wants to? Is she body-proud? Because then I can say, great. Is she doing it because she feels she has to? That she won't be popular otherwise? Then, it's wrong. Hide
[on children] It's clear that most children suffer too much mother and too little father. [on children] It's clear that most children suffer too much mother and too little father.
"Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreamin, after Show more "Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreamin, after all, is a form of planning. Hide
The truth will set you free...but first it will piss you off. The truth will set you free...but first it will piss you off.
Gloria Steinem's FILMOGRAPHY
All as Actor (41) as Creator (1)
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