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Equality Now Gala

I had the pleasure of speaking at Equality Now's 'Make Equality Reality' event in Beverly Hills on November 4, 2013.  

For a transcript of the speech, click here

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2013 at 11:29AM by Registered CommenterAdmin | Comments2 Comments | References8 References

Last night's debate

Photo by Carly Romeo of Two Spoons PhotoAt last night’s debate here in Florida, where I’m campaigning with women’s groups, Romney clearly had memorized foreign policy phrases unfamiliar to him.

One was “gender equality” as a remedy for extremism in the Middle East—but Romney is an extremest who doesn’t support gender equality at home.

He has refused to support even equal pay legislation—or the Violence Against Women Act. He has pledged to eliminate Planned Parenthood, and to go even beyond the Middle East by supporting the Human Life Amendment that nationalizes women’s bodies by conferring legal personhood on a fertilized egg.

In America or the Middle East, Mitt Romney as president could turn into our own Ayatollah. Only Obama understands and supports gender equality.

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 6:35PM by Registered CommenterAdmin | Comments6 Comments | References12 References

Help a Feminist in Need!

The Gloria Steinem office came across this story of Rain Burroughs, a feminist who lives with her daughter in Richmond, VA, who are at risk of losing their home! Please watch the video below and go here to make a donation. Every little bit helps!

 

Saving Rain's House from Kontra on Vimeo.

Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 1:26PM by Registered CommenterAdmin | Comments5 Comments | References35 References

Read about Gloria's trip to India!

Want to know more about Gloria's recent trip to India? Check out this newsletter from Apne Aap, the organization doing work on the ground to eradicate human sex trafficking.

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Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 2:10PM by Registered CommenterAdmin | Comments3 Comments | References5 References

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Gail Collins, Gloria Steinem and Lizz Winstead

Mother’s Day Must...

Celebrate with Gail Collins, Gloria Steinem and Lizz Winstead, a trio who’ll delight, educate and inspire. Come for a reading and conversation with three women who write women into history.

May 13th 6 to 7:30 pm @ McNally Jackson Booksellers
52 Prince Street (between Lafayette and Mulberry) Google Maps

All proceeds and book sales will benefit The Neighborhood School Library; $25 paid in advance or at the door and all book sales. Space is limited; please buy your tickets today by clicking on the “Buy Now” button on this site.

Gail Collins is known for her fierce and quick-witted New York Times column and as the author of many books, including When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present. Feminist extraordinaire Gloria Steinem, has had a hand in creating everything from New York Magazine and Ms. Magazine to dozens of organizations and a handful of best-selling books. Lizz Winstead, creator of The Daily Show, has just released Lizz Free or Die.

The Neighborhood School is a local public elementary school in danger of losing its library due to drastic budget cuts. Your support of this event will help keep the library as a necessary resource for neighborhood children.

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 5:17PM by Registered CommenterAdmin | Comments2 Comments | References5 References
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