||For over forty years "Our Bodies, Ourselves" has provided readers with indispensable information on women’s health and sexuality. This fully revised and updated edition focuses on women’s reproductive health and sexuality and includes dozens of personal stories and essential, up-to-date information about gender identity, sexual orientation, birth control, abortion, pregnancy and birth, perimenopause, menopause, health issues such as breast and ovarian cancers, and sexuality and sexual health as we age.
More than 300 women and men donated their time, expertise, and wisdom to ensure the book's accuracy and comprehensiveness. Alongside the "Our Bodies, Ourselves" editorial team, they collaborated to produce a text that provides evidence-based information and addresses the political, economic and social forces that shape women's health.
Selected by Library Journal: Best Books of 2011