It's heartbreaking to watch people working against themselves.
Men should think twice before making widow hood woman's only path to power.
In a way, women are a psychic immigrant group.
I want to help correct the inaccurate image of immigration in the media. There is an idea that women's issues are over here and immigration is over there. Three quarters of undocumented workers are women and children.
Men are victims of their own impulses.
Female inferiority is internalised by us. Women need a lot more confidence.
Men may feel just disempowered by intimacy, by being close to a woman, and also by feeling the tender feelings that they're ashamed of.
Anger is energising. The opposite of anger is depression, which is anger turned inward.
Perfect is boring: Beauty is irregular.
Pearl Jam doesn't just sing about issues they care about. These guys walk it like they talk it.
A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.
A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.
Liberation does not come from outside.
I will no longer be referred to as Miss Steinem of Ms. magazine.
The women's movement in England was totally against Margaret Thatcher.
When I'm talking to groups that are all men, we talk about how the masculine role limits them. They often want to talk about how they missed having real fathers, real loving, present fathers, because of the way that they tried to fit the picture of masculinity.
We'll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth.
The Constitution did not mention women when it was first written, and it still doesn't.
Monotheism makes me grouchy. I don't trust any religion that makes God look like one of the ruling class. I guess I'm a pagan or an animist.
What happens at 50, more or less, you lose what you need to create another person, to sustain another person; you keep what you need to sustain yourself. And there's something wonderful about that.