Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem Defends Trudeau's Ladies Night

CBC | Meagan Fitzpatrick | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada Living

Gloria Steinem, one of the most famous leaders of the feminist movement, says there was nothing inappropriate about the recent ‘Ladies Night’ even...

Between the Generations: Does Feminism Need a Makeover?

Elissa Freeman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Elissa Freeman

If we look at feminism as a brand, I'd have to say it has neither widespread loyalty nor appeal -- at least not across the genders.All you need to do is look at the reaction to events of late. It would seem if people better understood feminism and actually embraced its ideals, we wouldn't be dealing with such backlash.

Eight Steps to a Better Work-Life Balance for Women

Andrea Lekushoff | Posted 12.17.2013 | Canada Living
Andrea Lekushoff

In just a few short decades, the workplace has radically changed. Today, women constitute nearly half of the workforce. There have never been so many women in leadership positions around the world. And there has never been so much talk about being a woman in business. In fact, there has never been a better time in history to be a woman.

Why The Bad Boys of Fiction are Bad for Kids

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

With the final instalment of the Twilight franchise hitting cinemas soon, I am reminded that the fabled bad boy may make for good fiction, but seldom does he make a great catch in real life. Don't believe me? Just ask Rihanna. What duty, if any, do authors have to create strong female leads (and males who respect them)?

Harry Belafonte and Gloria Steinem Help HBO Aim Higher

Bill Brioux | Posted 09.28.2011 | Canada
Bill Brioux

Like television itself, the Television Critics Association press tour is often more about the sizzle than the steak. It helped that HBO paneled sessions featuring American icons Harry Belafonte and Gloria Steinem and that certainly raised the bar.