Cover of: Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions | Gloria Steinem

About the Book

Steinem's most diverse and timeless collection of essays are found here, from the humorous expose "I Was a Playboy Bunny" to the moving tribute to her mother, "Ruth's Song." The satirical and hilarious "If Men Could Menstruate" is alone worth the price of admission.

Table of Contents

Note to the Reader xi
Introduction: Life Between the Lines 1
LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE
I Was a Playboy Bunny 33
Campaigning 79
Sisterhood 127
College Reunion 134
Ruth’s Song (Because She Could Not Sing It) 145
OTHER BASIC DISCOVERIES
Words and Change 169
In Praise of Women’s Bodies 182
The Importance of Work 189
The Time Factor 196
Men and Women Talking 199
The Politics of Food 216
Networking 223
Transsexualism 233
Why Young Women Are More Conservative 238
Erotica vs. Pornography 247
FIVE WOMEN
Marilyn Monroe: The Woman Who Died Too Soon 263
Patricia Nixon Flying 270
The Real Linda Lovelace 274
Jackie Reconsidered 286
Alice Walker: Do You Know This Woman? She Knows You 292
TRANSFORMING POLITICS
Houston and History 315
The International Crime of Genital Mutilation 339
Rx Fantasies: For Temporary Relief of Pain Due to Injustice 341
If Hitler Were Alive, Whose Side Would He Be On? 346
Night Thoughts of a Media Watcher 370
If Men Could Menstruate 382
Far from the Opposite Shore 386
Index 411

Edition Notes

"A Signet book."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 305.4

The Physical Object

Pagination 420 p. ;
Number of pages 420

ID Numbers

Open Library OL18320559M
Internet Archive outrageousactsevsst00stei
ISBN 10 0451139984
ISBN 13 9780451139986
Library Thing 37364
Goodreads 887040

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