Posts tagged Gloria Steinem
Betty Crocker's Bourbon Balls and Feminism

I remember Gloria Steinem’s voice coming out of the tv as a kid growing up in New Jersey. Although I didn’t realize it at the time, quotes like ‘a woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle’ seeped into me without much notice. Protests were being covered by journalists. Women were holding signs for EQUALITY and EQUAL PAY. As they marched, their impassioned voices were broadcast into the living room while I tried to perfect somersaults on our scratchy shag carpeting.

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