Gloria Steinems Life

Events

Gloria Steinem was born

March 24,1934

birth control was approved

1960

Gloria Steinem moved to NYC to start her journalism career

Jan 1, 1960

Equal pay act

June 10 1963

Gloria was diagnosed with breast cancer

1968

She became a women's activist after a meeting with the Red Stockings

Jan 1, 1968

Co-founds the National Women's Political Caucus

1971

created a women's magazine that informed people about feminist views

May 22, 1971

Equal Rights Act was passed

March 22, 1972

First Issue of Ms. Magazine,Gloria's magazine, came out and sold out in 8 day

May 22, 1972

Co funds the Ms Foundation for Women

1973

Gloria served as one of the commissioners appointed by US president Jimmy Carter to the National Committee of the Observance of International Women's Year

January 1, 1977

Gloria sold her magazine because it became too expensive

January 1, 1987

Enducted in the International Womens Hall of Fame

1993

Creates the Women and AIDS Fund with the Ms. Foundation to support women living with HIV/AIDS.

1996

Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 20, 2013