Gloria Steinem: Feminist, Activist, Journalist

In 1968, she had helped to found New York magazine, where she was a political columnist and wrote feature articles. In 1972, she co-founded Ms. magazine, and remained one of its editors for fifteen years, continues to serve as a consulting editor for Ms., and was instrumental in the magazine’s move to be published by the Feminist Majority Foundation. She has produced a documentary on child abuse, a long-time passion of hers, and a feature film about the death penalty for the Lifetime channel. She has been the subject of profiles on Lifetime and Showtime.

A writer to her core, Steinem has received countless awards and honorary degrees, including being named one of the 25 most influential women in America by Biography magazine. In 1993, she was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York. In 2014, she received The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal Award and in 2013, President Obama awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor. Rutgers University is now creating the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies. In 1993, her concern with child abuse led her to co-produce and narrate an Emmy Award winning TV documentary for HBO, “Multiple Personalities: The Search for Deadly Memories.” With Rosilyn Heller. Steinem has been the subject of three television documentaries, including HBO’s Gloria: In Her Own Words, and she is among the subjects of the 2013 PBS documentary MAKERS, a continuing project to record the women who made America.

A prolific author, Gloria Steinem’s books include My Life On the Road, Moving Beyond Words, Outrageous Acts And Ever, Doing Sixty & Seventy, The Beach Book, Women’s History, The Education of a Woman, Marilyn, Inside Ms: 25 Years of the Magazine and the Feminist Movement, Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem, Herstory: Women Who Changed the World, Gloria’s Voice: The Story of Gloria Steinem—Feminist, Activist, Leade;  Herstory: Women Who Changed the World.

I have read most of them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bobbi Linkemer is a writing coach, ghostwriter, editor, as well as the author of eighteen books under her own name. Her passion is helping writers at all levels to convey their messages through books. In her forty-five-year career, Ms. Linkemer has written on hundreds of topics for magazines, individuals, and organizations in both the private and public sectors. She has been a feature writer, a magazine editor, and a corporate communicator. Her clients range from Fortune 100 companies to entrepreneurs and individuals who want to share their stories or build their businesses. Bobbi Linkemer • 314-968-8661 bobbi@writeanonfictionbook.com

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