8 Times Gloria Steinem Said What Women Were Thinking

Go speak your truth.

Some may call her the original feminist. But while she wasn't the first champion of women's rights, Gloria Steinem was one of the main leaders of the women's liberation movement in the late '60s and '70s. As a journalist: her work has been read in countless publications, most importantly the feminist magazine she co-founded, Ms., she had a way with words. Her truths are what modern day feminists still quote.

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inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

(Image credit: Getty Images)

inspiring women quotes

(Image credit: Getty Images)

inspiring women quotes

(Image credit: Getty Images)

inspiring women quotes

(Image credit: Getty Images)

inspiring women quotes

(Image credit: Getty Images)

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Diana Pearl
Diana Pearl

I'm an Associate Editor at the Business of Fashion, where I edit and write stories about the fashion and beauty industries. Previously, I was the brand editor at Adweek, where I was the lead editor for Adweek's brand and retail coverage. Before my switch to business journalism, I was a writer/reporter at PEOPLE.com, where I wrote news posts, galleries and articles for PEOPLE magazine's website. My work has been published on TheAtlantic.com, ELLE.com, MarieClaire.com, PEOPLE.com, GoodHousekeeping.com and in Every Day with Rachael Ray. It has been syndicated by Cosmopolitan.com, TIME.com, TravelandLeisure.com and GoodHousekeeping.com, among other publications. Previously, I've worked at VOGUE.com, ELLE.com, and MarieClaire.com.