“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.
“#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