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Jessie Street (Feminist / Human Rights Activist)

... recognized internationally and in Australia for her dedication to women's rights, social justice and world peace. Street was one of the initiators of the aboriginal rights movement in Australia. Sh ...

Isabel Allende (Writer/Feminist)

Isabel Allende is a master storyteller in the genre of magical realism. Her novels have been translated into 30 languages, and have sold more than 51 million copies worldwide. Her list of honours, ...

Mona Eltahawy (Journalist/Feminist)

Mona Eltahawy is a freelance Egyptian journalist based in America who for a long period wrote a weekly column for the Saudi-owned international Arab publication Asharq Al-Awsat. Her articles were discontinued ...

Emma Goldman (Anarchist/Activist/Writer)

... where she joined the burgeoning anarchist movement. Attracted to anarchism after the Haymarket affair, Goldman became a writer and a renowned lecturer on anarchist philosophy, women's rights, and socia ...

Wilma Rudolph (Athlete/Triple Gold Medalist)

...  track to a major presence in the United States. She is also regarded as a civil rights and women's rights pioneer. Along with other 1960 Olympic athletes such as Cassius Clay, who later became Muhamm ...

Millicent Garrett Fawcett (Feminist)

... start of Millicent's interest in women's rights. In 1865 Elizabeth took her to see a speech by John Stuart Mill on the subject; Millicent was impressed by this speech, and became an active supporter of his  ...

Eve Ensler (Playwright/Performer/Feminist/Activist)

Eve Ensler (born May 25, 1953) is an American playwright, performer, feminist and activist, best known for her play The Vagina Monologues. Ensler was born in New York and is Jewish. She reports having ...

53 Gloria Steinem Quotable Quotes

Gloria Marie 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  ...