At 79, Gloria Marie Steinem–one of the founding editors of Ms. magazine–still carries the torch for the feminist movement with the same grace, fervor and boundless energy that she has for 40-plus years. As a journalist, theorist, speaker and activist, she challenges and inspires us to keep our own energy fresh for fighting the good feminist fight. After all, as she wrote in the 40th anniversary issue of Ms., social movements “have to last at least a century to become part of global culture and everyday life.” We’re just halfway into the feminist century, so we’ve got another 50 years to go!
Happy birthday, dear Gloria, and many more!!