International Women’s Day From Gloria Steinem’s Perspective

International Women’s Day From Gloria Steinem’s Perspective

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Gloria Steinem has been one of the most well-known spokespeople for equal rights, specifically women’s, since the start of her journalism career in the late 1960s and early 1970s. At the age of eighty-six, she is still an activist, traveling around the world as an organizer and lecturer speaking on issues of equality. For 2021’s International Women’s Day she spoke with the magazine Variety’s Editor-in-Chief Claudia Eller and how women ‘just need to keep going,’ even though there is a darkness that resides within the halls of equality. She admits that one of the main reasons that women are under …

9 Female Poets to Celebrate Women’s History Month

9 Female Poets to Celebrate Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, here are nine contemporary female poets that are making a big impact! 1. Warsan Shire Even before her poetry was featured in Beyonce’s Lemonade, Warsan Shire has been a poetic super-star with a cult following. Shire’s work centers around feminist issues, race displacement, immigrant and refugee experiences, trauma, and politics. Her most notable works include Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth and Her Blue Body.   image via The New Yorker   2. Rupi Kaur Another poetic super-star, Rupi Kaur, initially gained a following through social media. She was one of the forerunners of …