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Gloria Steinem

b 25 March 1934

American journalist, feminist and political activist.

 

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.

 

The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.

 

Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.

Ms, July/August 1982

 

Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age.

 

We know that we can do what men can do, but we still don't know that men can do what women can do. That's absolutely crucial. We can't go on doing two jobs.

 

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defence, and as courageous as either one.

 

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