An Evening with Gloria Steinem

At Mainstage Theatre

Wed May 1st, 2013 8:00 pm

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$65, $50, Students $35

Presented by Planned Parenthood of Western New York

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About Gloria Steinem:

Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, editor, and feminist activist. She travels all over the world as an organizer and lecturer and is a frequent media spokeswoman on issues of equality.

In 1972, she co-founded Ms. magazine and remained one of its editors for 15 years. She has been the subject of three biographical television documentaries including HBO's Gloria: In Her Own Words.

Ms. Steinem was President and co-founder of Voters for Choice, a pro-choice political action committee for 25 years; she then served as President of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund when it merged with Voters for Choice for the 2004 elections. She also co-founded and serves on the board of Choice USA , a national organization that supports young pro-choice leadership and works to preserve comprehensive sex education in schools.

She lives in New York City, and is at work on Road to the Heart: America as if Everyone Mattered, a book about her more than thirty years on the road as a feminist organizer.

For more information on Gloria Steinem, visit her website   

About Planned Parenthood of Western New York

Western New Yorkers rely on Planned Parenthood for life-saving cancer screenings, breast health services, pap tests, birth control, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, and health counseling. Planned Parenthood cares passionately about helping women, men and young people lead healthy lives. Planned Parenthood believes that when people are truly cared for, they will make their lives, their families - even the world - better.

In 2012, Planned Parenthood of Western New York served over 13,000 patients for family-planning and related care, and reached an additional 22,000 young people through its community education and outreach programs.

For more information or to get involved with Planned Parenthood, visit

Mission statement: Planned Parenthood of Western New York provides reproductive health care, promotes responsible and healthy sexuality, and protects choice.


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