Monday, August 15, 2011

"Gloria: In her own words" airs on HBO

Gloria Steinem + The Women's Movement + Ms. Magazine = Feminism.

For many people, that's the formula for feminism then and now. Although feminist scholars know there are many more factors on both sides of the equation.

Yet there's no denying Gloria Steinem's involvement and influence in women's movement of the 1960s and '70s that reverberates in liberal feminist circles today.

To that end, HBO presents a documentary titled "Gloria: In her own words." It airs tonight at 9 p.m. EST and continues to replay throughout August. Check listings in your area for days and times here.

Whether or not the tenets of liberal feminism still apply today is subject to debate, but here is a great historical perspective:

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