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She Caused A Mind-Shift

The first problem is to unlearn. Gloria Steinem

It’s her birthday. Celebrate her.

Celebrate WOMEN!

http://www.upworthy.com/feminist-history-lesson-who-gloria-steinem-is-and-why-shes-an-awesome-role-model?c=ufb1

At the time Gloria began her fight toward equal rights for women, she feels that people believed our rights were gender roles dictated by biology, God, or something. But now most people, Americans at least, know that humans deserve equal rights and treatment. It’s a total mind-shift from the seventies. There is still a lot of room for growth and improvement regarding how equality for women is implemented, but at least there is recognition of women’s right to have it.

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This Is What Eighty Looks Like

Gloria Steinem

ON Tuesday, Gloria Steinem turns 80.

Do not bother to call. She’s planning to celebrate in Botswana. “I thought: ‘What do I really want to do on my birthday?’ First, get out of Dodge. Second, ride elephants.”

Very few people have aged as publicly. It’s been four decades since she told a reporter, “This is what 40 looks like.”…….

Read more about this fascinating woman who has valiantly fought against discrimination of women for six decades. She is truly someone who believes in the empowerment of women (and all people). This is a great article about her.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/23/opinion/sunday/collins-this-is-what-80-looks-like.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0