07/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Cosmopolitan Editor Helen Gurley Brown "Is One Of The Pioneering Feminists Of Our Time": Elle UK Editor

But to my mind HGB, as I call her, is one of the pioneering feminists of our time. She was the sexiest suffragette of them all.

And now as she heads towards 90 and the first ever official biography of Cosmo's figurehead hits the bookshops I can hear the rustle of disdain once more as the words feminism and HGB are mentioned in the same sentence.

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