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Did you know...

  • “Our Bodies, Ourselves” is included on Time magazine's list of the 100 Best Nonfiction Books and in the Library of Congress exhibit Books That Shaped America.

  • Following Rep. Todd Akin's comments on “legitimate” rape, the newest “Our Bodies”, Ourselves" was delivered to all members of Congress. We're still waiting for smarter decisions supporting women’s health!

  • OBOS provides support to women's groups around the world developing their own “Our Bodies, Ourselves.” So far there are 30 languages and counting. Farsi is next!

  • The first “Our Bodies, Ourselves” , published in 1970, was a hand-stapled zine called "Women and Their Bodies." It cost 75 cents.

  • Facts about miscarriage and how to perform self-exams are among the most widely read health articles on OBOS's website.

What have you learned from Our Bodies Ourselves?

“#OBOSTaughtMe about everything from menstruation to masturbation.”

Lena Dunham

“#OBOSTaughtMe the radical idea that women — not their parents, partners, politicians or doctors — could and should be authorities over their own bodies.”

Gloria Steinem

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