Gloria Steinem Loves And Hookups
Gloria Steinem is a journalist and activist often associated with second-wave feminism. She co-founded Ms. Magazine, as well as the National Women's Political Caucus, and Women's Action Alliance. Although she's always been busy dedicating herself to various projects, Gloria Steinem still made time for romance - and some very famous boyfriends.
Who has Gloria Steinem dated? She was married to activist David Bale from 2000 until his death in 2004. This is the last known relationship of Gloria Steinem. Fun Fact: David Bale is the father of Oscar-winning actor Christian Bale. She's always had high standards, also dating NFL star Jim Brown, Olympian Rafer Johnson, and filmmaker Mike Nichols.
Read on below to learn more about the the loves of Gloria Steinem's life, such as when they were born, and what they do for a living.
Gloria Steinem was married to activist David Bale, Christian Bale's father, from 2000 until his death in 2004.
“He had the greatest heart of anyone I’ve ever known,” said Steinem, following his passing.
- Born: 09-02-1941
- Birthplace: South Africa
- Photo: physiciansforhumanrights / flickr / CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0
In a case of what seems to be opposites attract, Gloria Steinem was in a relationship with Mortimer Zuckerman for two years (she says) to four years (he says) in the late-eighties to early-nineties.
“In a way, I guess I was feeling as if, if I could change him, I could change the whole patriarchy,” she said in a 2013 interview with Vanity Fair.
- Born: 06-04-1937
- Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
- Photo: Jason Meritt / Getty Images
In his 1989 book, Out of Bounds, Jim Brown writes that he had a brief encounter with Gloria Steinem in 1968, when she was writing a magazine profile about him.
- Born: 02-17-1936
- Birthplace: Georgia, USA, St. Simons
- Photo: terrellcwoods / flickr / CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0
Gloria Steinem briefly dated Olympian Rafer Johnson in the 1960s. She lists him as the most tender and supportive of her boyfriends.
- Born: 08-18-1935
- Birthplace: Hillsboro, Texas, USA
In the mid-sixties, Gloria Steinem was in a relationship with TV producer, Herb Sargent.
- Born: 09-19-1873
- Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
- Photo: Anthony salcedo / Wikimedia Commons
According to the Mark Harris book, Mike Nichols: A Life, Nichols said this of his relationship with Gloria Steinem, “I almost killed myself for her." The two dated in the mid-sixties.
- Born: 11-06-1931
- Birthplace: Eurasia, Berlin, Germany