Women Changing the World
Then, at the age 66, Gloria shocked the world—and herself—when she married David Bale. "We were shocked that we fell in love and wanted to live together," Gloria says. "But the actual legal marriage part probably had more to do with the fact that he had been born in South Africa and lived in England, and he had visa problems. I thought about it, and I thought, 'Well, you know, ... I've fought for 30 years to make marriage laws equal, so why not?'"