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  • Maher to Steinem: Why Don’t Feminists Make More of a Cause Out of How Women Are Treated..

    02/07/2016 10:49:02 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/5//16 | Ian Hanchett
    .. In the Muslim World? HBO's "Real Time" host Bill Maher wondered why the way women are treated in the Muslim world isn't more of a cause for feminists during an interview with author and activist Gloria Steinem on Friday. Maher asked, "Why aren't the way women are treated in the Muslim world considered more of a feminist cause?" Steinem responded that it is a feminist cause, and that women in the Muslim world consider their treatment a feminist cause. After she added, "All monotheism is a problem." Maher responded, "Yes, but not quite as much." Steinem then said that...
  • Clinton defends Albright and Steinem apologises as sexism claims dominate Democratic race

    02/08/2016 8:19:31 AM PST · by McGruff · 5 replies
    The Guardian ^ | February 7, 2016 | Alan Yuhas
    The feminist writer Gloria Steinem apologized on Sunday for remarks about young women who support Bernie Sanders, not long after Hillary Clinton defended Madeleine Albright over her comment that there is "a special place in hell" for women who do not support Clinton. Steinem posted her apology to Facebook, writing that she "misspoke" on Friday when on a talk show she spoke about women who support Clinton's rival in the Democratic presidential race, Senator Bernie Sanders. Appearing on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Steinem said women "get more activist as they grow older. And when you're younger, you think:...
  • Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright Scold Young Women Backing Bernie Sanders

    02/07/2016 4:32:23 PM PST · by NRx · 45 replies
    NY Times ^ | 02-07-2016 | ALAN RAPPEPORT
    Hillary Clinton’s older feminist supporters have a message for young women who are not backing her candidacy: Shame on you. Women were expected to help power Mrs. Clinton to the Democratic nomination, but as she struggles to overcome a tough challenge from Senator Bernie Sanders, her support among them has been surprisingly shaky. Young women, in particular, have been drawn to the septuagenarian socialist from Vermont, and the dynamic has disappointed feminists who dreamed of Mrs. Clinton’s election as a capstone to the movement. Two feminist icons of Mrs. Clinton’s generation made their frustration known over the weekend, calling on...
  • Gloria Steinem says young women support Bernie Sanders because 'that's where the boys are'

    02/07/2016 5:22:35 AM PST · by Marcus · 31 replies
    Blasting News ^ | February 7, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    The first mistake that Gloria Steinem, the aging feminist icon, made was appearing on Bill Maher’s HBO show “Real Time.” The second mistake she made was offering an opinion as to why young women are flocking to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, the venerable avowed socialist. “When you’re young, you’re thinking, ‘Where are the boys? The boys are with Bernie,' she said."
  • Madeline Albright: 'Special Place in Hell' For Women Who Don't Vote For Hillary

    02/06/2016 5:40:32 PM PST · by Kaslin · 139 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 6, 2016 | Tom Blumer
    During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin referred to Madeline Albright's somewhat well-known saying, found on a Starbucks coffee cup, that "There's a special place in Hell for women who don't help other women." At the time, Albright, who served as Secretary of State under Bill Clinton, huffed: "Though I am flattered that Governor Palin has chosen to cite me as a source of wisdom, what I said had nothing to do with politics." She naturally followed that statement with an intense political attack on Palin and GOP presidential nominee John McCain. Now that Democrat Hillary...
  • (Madeleine) Albright: ‘Special place in hell for women who don’t help each... (Video)

    02/06/2016 12:28:39 PM PST · by maggief · 56 replies
    MSNBC ^ | February 6, 2016
    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright joins Hillary Clinton on stage and campaigns for her in New Hampshire.
  • Women Only Like Trump For His Money: Gloria Steinem

    02/03/2016 8:04:20 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 31, | Mara Siegler
    Famed feminist Gloria Steinem thinks Donald Trump is a “fraud.” “I’m sure if [Donald Trump] lost his wallet, there would be no women in sight,” she tells Women’s Health magazine’s podcast “Uninterrupted” of The Donald.
  • Gloria Steinem Says US is Ready for Female Commander in Chief

    12/13/2015 10:52:49 AM PST · by PROCON · 73 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Dec. 13, 2015 | Robin Gradison
    Gloria Steinem thinks the United States is ready for a female commander in chief, but said during an interview on ABC News' "This Week" that "it is going to be hell." The activist and writer sat down with ABC News' Cokie Roberts to discuss her recently published book, "My Life on the Road," which chronicles her journeys around the world educating herself and others about the women's movement over a period of five decades. Steinem was an early Hillary Clinton supporter, but even as recently as 2008, she did not believe the country was ready for a woman to...
  • Gloria Steinem eviscerates Carly Fiorina with scathing post on Facebook

    The surging candidates remarks on Planned Parenthood drew Steinems ire. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem blasted Carly Fiorina in a post on her Facebook page, saying the presidential hopefuls commentary on Planned Parenthood at the Republican debate last week was a 100 percent lie. I dare Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama to watch these tapes, Fiorina railed during the debate. Watch a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain. Fiorina was referring to a series of sting videos produced by the Center for Medical...
  • Gloria Steinem: If Biden Was a Woman, His Sons Death Would Be a Political Setback

    10/21/2015 11:34:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/21/2015 | Mara Siegler
    Gloria Steinem has put a feminist spin on Joe Bidens would-be run for president. SNIP I thought, If he was a woman, they would never forgive him for that discussion. They would say, Hes not fit to be president. SNIP
  • Steinem: Men Revert to ‘Childhood’ When They See a Powerful Woman Like Hillary

    12/14/2015 6:47:13 PM PST · by jazusamo · 86 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2015 | Coutney O'Brien
    Feminist Gloria Steinem, who never seems to have anything nice to say about men, offered her analysis as to why men criticize Hillary Clinton in an interview with ABC News' Cokie Roberts: "I think actually that looking at a powerful woman made them feel -- they had been regressed to childhood, because the last time they saw a really powerful woman, they were 8. So they behaved like 8," she said. ABC tried to offer some context as a means of explaining her strange comments, such as the fact that she grew up in an era where women often...
  • North Korea approves Gloria Steinem march across demilitarized zone

    04/03/2015 2:53:55 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 3, 2015 | Mark Hensch
    North Korea on Friday endorsed a march by the feminist activist Gloria Steinem across the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates it from South Korea. The Associated Press reported that Steinem plans to lead an all-female march called Women Cross DMZ. Organizers now hope South Korea will also approve the journey, tentatively scheduled for May 24. [Snip] Ahn and the other organizers are using the walk to call on President Obama and the U.N. for a formal peace treaty ending the Korean War. That conflict ended in relative stalemate after an armistice in 1953.
  • Gloria Steinem to lead women's march in North Korea

    05/19/2015 9:45:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/19/2015 | Nick Gass
    Gloria Steinem is among 30 women activists marching from Beijing through the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea in a call for peace next Sunday. The event marks the International Womens Day for Peace and Disarmament. The 81-year-old activist told Reuters that it seems to me that the past of no contact has not worked, invoking former President Ronald Reagans call to tear down the Berlin Wall. We are saying: Take down this isolation, she said, according to the report, which also notes that the organizers will meet with North Korean women and tour a maternity hospital, a womens...
  • Human rights advocates speak out on Gloria Steinem's Korea DMZ walk

    04/27/2015 11:06:24 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 12 replies
    upi ^ | 4-27-2015 | Elizabeth Shim
    WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- An international women's peace walk through the Korean peninsula's forbidden demilitarized zone is under criticism from human rights advocates. The May 24 walk includes Nobel laureates, disarmament activists and U.S. feminist Gloria Steinem. On Friday The New York Times reported organizers received conditional approval for the walk from both Seoul and Pyongyang. Activists involved said they are calling for a permanent peace to replace the 1953 armistice agreement that stopped the Korean War but did not end tensions on the Korean peninsula. Cora Weiss, president of The Hague Appeal for Peace has said, "We're calling...
  • Steinem, other prominent women plan to walk across Korean DMZ

    03/19/2015 12:57:27 PM PDT · by PROCON · 80 replies
    AP ^ | March 11, 2015 | CARA ANNA
    UNITED NATIONS Making a dramatic statement in Korean relations, Gloria Steinem and other prominent women on Wednesday announced their intention to walk across the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea to call for reunification. The DMZ is the world's most fortified border, with the two countries still technically at war. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers face off across the heavily mined zone. Organizers of the effort called WomenCrossDMZ.org on Wednesday said they hope for 30 women, including two Nobel Peace laureates, to cross from North Korea to South Korea on May 24, which is International Women's Day...
  • Steinem, other prominent women announce plan to walk Korean demilitarized zone

    03/13/2015 9:08:57 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 11, 2015 | AP, via Fox News
    Making the ultimate statement in Korean relations, Gloria Steinem and other prominent women on Wednesday announced their plans for a rare and risky walk across the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea to call for reunification. The DMZ is the world's most fortified border, with the two countries still technically at war. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers face off across the heavily mined zone. Organizers of the effort called WomenCrossDMZ.org on Wednesday said they hope for 30 women, including two Nobel Peace laureates, to cross from North Korea to South Korea on May 24, which is International Women's Day...
  • Gloria Steinem Blames El Rushbo for Feminism's Failure

    10/23/2015 12:59:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 23, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Okay, folks, change of direction. Time to go back to the Grooveyard of Forgotten Favorites. Dadelut dadelut dadelut dadelut. I haven't done one of these in a while, but we're gonna do it now. We have a feminist update with the Forester Sisters on the theme song. Vocal portrayal... (playing of update theme) RUSH: Actual footage from a pro-choice rally back in the mid-1990s. We're fierce, we're feminists, and we're in your face. It's a pro-choice rally. The Forester Sisters there with the vocal portrayal of just one of many feminist update themes. We had You Don't Own Me,...
  • Gloria Steinem Blames Rush Limbaugh for Ruining Word Feminism

    10/23/2015 11:43:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 41 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | Oct. 23, 2015 | Jeffrey Meyer
    During an appearance on Fridays CBS This Morning to promote her latest book, far-left feminist Gloria Steinem eagerly blamed Rush Limbaugh for making the word feminism a bad word because he talks about feminazis everyday. Co-host Norah ODonnell teed up Steinem to bash Limbaugh by noting the Meryl Streep doesn't consider herself a feminist. She says she considers herself a humanist. Why is it that the feminist label do you think has that--" bad connotation?After Steinem bashed Limbaugh for allegedly making the word feminism a bad word she then claimed that most Americans actually identify as feminists themselves: But if...
  • Gloria Steinem: Killing My Baby in Abortion “Allowed Me to Live My Life”

    11/04/2015 9:01:11 PM PST · by Morgana · 56 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Katie Yoder Nov 4, 2015
    Gloria Steinem doesn’t have her facts straight, but don’t expect the media to call her out on it. On Tuesday, feminist activist Gloria Steinem appeared as a guest on PBS’ Tavis Smiley. During the show, Steinem praised abortion for giving her “my life” and bashed the controversy surrounding Planned Parenthood’s practice of aborted baby parts. She blamed the “attack” on Planned Parenthood on everything from the “ultra-right wing” to “patriarchy” and a “long-term racist system.” Host Tavis Smiley hailed Steinem as a “feminist icon” and “renowned social activist” before asking about her newly published book, My Life on the Road....
  • Obama Gives Presidential Medal of Freedom to Abortion Activist Gloria Steinem

    08/09/2013 11:20:10 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    President Barack Obama has named sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is the nations highest civilian honor. Abortion activist Gloria Steinem will be one of the recipients. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors, and Obama apparently believes dedicating ones life to promoting abortion is a part of that list. Obama said The Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to men and women who have dedicated their...