The seamstress zipped America’s future top feminist into her Playboy Bunny costume — it was so tight it hurt — and stuffed her bra with a. Source: Steinem, Gloria, “I Was a Playboy Bunny,” from Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, by Gloria Steinem. New York: Holt, Rhinehart, and Winston, . by: Gloria Steinem | publication date: May 1, | Publication: Show Magazine Description: Gloria Steinem goes undercover as a Playboy Bunny in to.

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Want to keep reading? Show 25 25 50 All. She returned an advance for a book contract to expand the glorria, and at about the same time, rejected an assignment to expose high-end prostitution by posing as a call girl, an idea she found as insulting as it was frightening.

As I put on my coat, she phoned a laboratory to pick up “a blood sample and smear. I told him testing for venereal disease seemed a little ominous. Once the system is mastered, there are gloira instructions for specific jobs.

Steinem went after the inside story on the Playboy Club because the behaviors demanded of a Playboy Bunny—smiling, dressing to emphasize one’s sexual attractiveness, and reacting to male opinions as if they were “very important,”—were exaggerations of behaviors that feminists like Steineim had identified wsa standard for young women in American society.

Rim glass with lime and frost with sugar”it is a model of clarity.


That time Gloria Steinem went undercover as a Playboy Bunny

The corsets were so tight a sneeze could literally break the zipper, a phenomenon Steinem witnessed during try-outs. Sign up for the Early Bird Books newsletter and get the best daily ebook deals delivered straight to your inbox.

Door Bunnies greet customers and check their keys.

Committing myself to more than I can do. We depend on our Bunnies to express the personality of the magazine. I put on a hospital robe and waited.

I Was a Playboy Bunny |

Which living person do you most admire and why? Dr Denis Mukwegebecause he is to sexualised violence against females what Mandela was to apartheid. We want a writer. That I was betraying someone or something I deeply cared about.

It seemed I had spent a good deal of time lately either taking off clothes, waiting, or both. Late one summer night in Manhattan, walking from east and west on the same street until we finally met in the middle. It led to no serious new assignments and became her least-favored but often-invoked characterization.

I-“A Bunny’s Tale” – Gloria Steinem – Show Magazine | Undercover Reporting

The nurse gave me a medical-history form to fill out. As a child, Little Womenbecause it was the first time I realised women could be a whole human world. Cigarette Bunnies explain why a pack of cigarettes can’t be bought steonem a Playboy lighter; hatcheck Bunnies learn the checking system; gift-shop Bunnies sell Playboy products; mobile-gift-shop Bunnies carry Playboy products around in baskets, and table Bunnies memorize thirteen pages of drinks.


Beautiful club down there. Media History The reporting was intended for these media types: Who would play you in the film of your life? What does love feel like? Her article about the realities of life in the Playboy realm were published in Show magazine in Steinem was officially in ex-Bunny limbo.

Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. He instantly understood, because he grew up even poorer than me; he made me buy them on my credit card. As he pounded my back and listened to me breathe, the thought crossed my mind that every Bunny in the New York Club had rested on the same spot: I behaved badly with two old lovers. In my 30s, I was staring at a pair of expensive boots in a shop window when the photographer Gordon Parks came up behind me.

Servers must sign a statement affirming their awareness that “my job duties require that I interact with and entertain the customers” and that “the Hooters concept is plaboy on female sex appeal and the work environment is one in which joking and sexual innuendo based on female sex appeal is commonplace.