Gloria Steinem Has Written the Rare Memoir That's More Focused on Others Than on Herself

In her 81 years on Earth, including a long former career as a journalist, Gloria Steinem has only written six books, three of which are essay compilations. None are specifically about her life, despite its figurative importance to so many people; she’s never quite explained how she’s accomplished all that she has, how… »10/27/15 5:00pm10/27/15 5:00pm


It's Not Just Baby Boomers Who Looove TV Shows About the Second Wave

Baby boomers get a lot of flack for glorifying the golden days of the 1960s through television, from programs like Mad Men to CNN’s The Sixties. But as recent pilot pick-ups suggest, their children have been indoctrinated into this obsession as well: A wealth of shows have come up in recent years fixated not on just… »10/14/15 12:40pm10/14/15 12:40pm

Talking with Cabaret Star Bridget Everett: No Bras, No Inhibitions

Over the past few years, performer Bridget Everett has become a star of the New York cabaret scene. Now, with regular appearances on Inside Amy Schumer and an upcoming Comedy Central special called Gynecological Wonder (premiering in the wee hours of Saturday, July 11 at 12:30am EST), she’s gaining a national… »7/10/15 3:00pm7/10/15 3:00pm

Miss Piggy Receives Her Feminist Award and Talks About Feminism

Miss Piggy has received her controversial award from Brooklyn’s Sackler Center for Feminist Art during a ceremony this past Thursday. The world-famous celebrity, author and style icon has been added to an illustrious roster of past recipients that include Toni Morrison, Connie Chung, Sandra Day O’Connor and Anita… »6/06/15 5:20pm6/06/15 5:20pm

Talking to Meghan Daum About Selfishness, Being Childless by Choice

Today, 19 percent of women end their potential childbearing years without having had any children—making childlessness as common as it is irrationally controversial. We had the chance to talk about the topic with Meghan Daum: author, LA Times columnist, editor of the forthcoming essay collection Selfish, Shallow and… »3/30/15 3:30pm3/30/15 3:30pm

Gloria Steinem + a Birthday = the Perfect News Peg

March 25th is Gloria Steinem's 81st birthday. While it's not receiving the amount of attention her 80th got (people love big round numbers), newspaper archives reveal that since at least the age of 45, Gloria's ever-increasing age has been as good a reason as any to find something to say about her. Scratch that:… »3/23/15 8:15pm3/23/15 8:15pm

Gloria Steinem will appear on an upcoming episode of The Good Wife as herself.

Gloria Steinem will appear on an upcoming episode of The Good Wife as herself. On Live! with Kelly and Michael, Julianna Marguiles said that she freaked out when Steinem filmed her scene: "I made a fool of myself and then had to email her and had to apologize." Girl, you would not have been the first. »9/17/14 3:10pm9/17/14 3:10pm

Gloria Steinem at 80: She Looks Good and Everyone Wants Her to Know It

Gloria Steinem turns 80 today. She makes 80 look good, logistically speaking: her schedule is just as jam-packed as it ever was. She also makes 80 look good physically speaking: to the amazement of her fans, she appears far too young to have spent eight decades on Earth. But for all her accolades and accomplishments,… »3/25/14 3:00pm3/25/14 3:00pm

[Women's rights activist Gloria Steinem, left, gestures toward Oprah Winfrey, as Oprah gives a &quot

[Women's rights activist Gloria Steinem, left, gestures toward Oprah Winfrey, as Oprah gives a "thumbs up" after Steinem during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, where President Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom. At center is fellow recipient… »11/20/13 11:30pm11/20/13 11:30pm