Revolutionary Women Look Back on 40 Years of ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’

Burlington Free Press | April 28, 2012

In the second half of the decade, many women were beginning to grow tired of “getting coffee for the guys” in local civil rights and anti-war activist circles, according to Pincus. “They wanted to talk about themselves for a change.”

The idea of sharing realistic assessments of their most intimate concerns took shape. “Vilunya and I were in a ‘personal group,’ the sort of thing that was later known as a ‘consciousness-raising group,’” Pincus said.

They believe their literary legacy, “Our Bodies, Ourselves,” is still incredibly relevant for women from all walks of life.

Read the full story:  Revolutionary Women Look Back on 40 Years of ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ by Susan Green