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Gloria Allred

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SHE’S BEING FIGHTING FOR WONEN FOR 24 YEARS, BUT ATTORNEY Gloria Allred, 76, says she’s just getting started. “Women depend on me to be strong, to be fearless and to protect their rights,” says the star of the new Netflix documentary Seeing Allred. Her ferocity and steadfast commitment to women began after a brutal attack when she was a young woman on vacation in Mexico. (Her date, a doctor, pulled a gun on her.) The subsequent rape led to a pregnancy that she chose to abort in pre–Roe v. Wade America, and the botched procedure resulted in a hemorrhage and high fever. The female nurse at the hospital told her, “This’ll teach you a lesson.”

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THE (ORANGE) ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM Some believe that an Obama- or even Grant-sized loss awaits President Donald Trump when he faces his own midterm test in November. His average approval rating for the first year in office, 38.4 percent, is the lowest in American history. Can Donald Trump save the Republican Party? Or will his controversial presidency lead to a massive GOP defeat in 2018?