Gloria Steinem of Steinem helped popularize feminist ideas as a writer and activist. Her 1969 article “After Black Power, Women’s Liberation” helped establish her as a national spokeswoman for the women’s liberation movement and for reproductive rights.
It takes all kinds to make a strong, healthy movement like feminism. From the NYT article Gloria Steinem, a Woman Like No Other, "As for whether there should be another Gloria Steinem, she [Steinem] replied, “I don’t think there should have been a first one.”
I like this because I think we forget that to change society's perception of women that we also need to change our perception of men. Men also face pressure to be athletically gifted, to have no emotion etc and I think that pressure can also play into domestic violence and rape.
Gloria Steinem is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s. A prominent writer and political figure, Steinem has founded many organizations and projects and has been the recipient of many awards and honors.