In January 1977, I was riding north on the Pacific Coast Highway to interview Joan Didion at her home by the sea. I was euphoric and scribbling my impressions. It was raining that morning. On my left the bright gray ocean looked like wrinkled silver foil. On my right sat dirt-colored palisades, low cliffs covered by…
We’ve a new development in one of the millennium’s most boring questions: Boobs—feminist or nah? Recently actress Emma Watson—a grown woman—appeared in Vanity Fair wearing an ensemble that exposes parts of her breasts. And now certain individuals are demanding that she hand over her Feminist Card for this most…
Two decades after the last Playboy Clubs closed in the U.S., the company has plans to bring them back, starting with a location on West 42nd Street in New York City, aka the tourist capital of America.
As the Democratic party attempts to peel itself off the floor, feminist icon Gloria Steinem has thrown her support behind Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison for DNC Chair.
On January 20, a thin-skinned adult baby with a short fuse and very orange skin will be sworn in as the next president of the United States. The day after, thousands of women and allies will gather to march on Washington, joined by Harry Belafonte, Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood, BuzzFeed reports.
What it means to be a woman is on many American women’s minds right now, since our current presidential election is playing out like a gender studies course simulation. Even Chelsea Handler is not immune, and she used an episode of her show Chelsea to explore some of the issues women think about.
There’s a lot of women responsible for the steps we’ve taken towards women’s equality, but Women’s Equality Day was first proposed as a bill by New York Democrat Bella Abzug. Unlike National Hot Dog Day or National Sunscreen Day, it actually means something.
On Thursday night, Gloria Steinem joined other feminist luminaries at the Brooklyn Museum for the Sackler Center First Awards, an annual event that recognizes iconic women distinguished for being “the first in their fields.”
The first episode of the Gloria Steinem-hosted and produced series Woman from Viceland aired last night; it is available for your viewing pleasure online, and covers the extreme sexual violence facing women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The second requires a cable login, and looks at women soldiers of the FARC,…
Jennifer Lopez’s new video for “Ain’t Your Mama” includes the voices of Gloria Steinem, Patricia Arquette and Hillary Clinton speaking about women’s equality. And, according to a new report, it also includes a good deal of product placement—much of which was needed to support Lopez’s expensive vision for the video.
Lands’ End angered an incredible swath of the Internet with Gloria Steinem’s appearance in and subsequent disappearance from its spring catalog. But the blunder was part of a broader attempt to revamp the brand which, it seems, could maybe be going a little better.
Rumors that began circulating in the fall have been proven true today: in a press release Monday, Vice announced that Gloria Steinem is executive producing a series for their new channel Viceland called WOMAN, about “how violence against women drives global instability.”
Almost as soon as I arrived in Manhattan to seek my fortune, I backed into a knuckle-bruising battle with Playboy’s Hugh Hefner.
Beyoncé, the biggest pop star in the world, granted Garage Magazine an interview, in which they seemed to ask her a whole lot about nothing, and she gave them a whole ltot of nothing in return.
Lands’ End has issued a statement apologizing for featuring an interview with Gloria Steinem in its spring catalog, and appears to have pulled the option on their website to donate to the ERA Coalition’s Fund for Women’s Equality. They are so sorry they dared to say something nice about this influential feminist.…
The conservative corners of this nation are currently coming to a boil over the fact that Lands’ End said something nice about Gloria Steinem in its spring catalog.
In the New York Times’ most recent “Sunday Review,” columnist Maureen Dowd continued her decades-long professional criticism of Hillary Clinton under the guise of defending female empowerment. Very brave!
Apologies for the Bill Maher clip, but here’s feminist icon Gloria Steinem offering an interesting theory as to why so many young women are supporting Bernie Sanders instead of Hillary Clinton.
Gloria Steinem has argued for decades that wage equality and salary transparency (knowing who makes what for doing the same job) are two of the biggest issues facing women in the U.S. workforce. In a new interview, she points out the lack of progress since the ‘70s, when a Time editor tried make up for a wage…
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…