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"75% of women experience pain with sex. Common doesn't mean normal.""75% of women experience pain with sex. Common doesn't mean normal."

Call for Women Who Experience Pain With Sex

By Guest Contributor |

by Marta Milkowska

My name is Marta Milkowska and I am a graduate student at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. I am working on a project aimed to better understand the problem of pain during sex – something experienced by many women. This summer, with support from Our Bodies Ourselves and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Women in Public Policy Program, I am seeking interviews with individuals who fall into one of the following three categories:

  • Women ages 16 to 35 who experience pain during … More
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A Message About the Future of Our Bodies Ourselves


Earlier this year, OBOS held a retreat to determine our future. We came to the painful conclusion that we don’t have the resources and infrastructure to continue our main programs using paid staff. Instead we will transition to a volunteer-led 501(c)3 that will mainly advocate for women’s health and social justice. More

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Sexual Abuse Colored my View of Men

By Hazel Larkin |
I remember the first time someone called me racist. A motorcycle courier, picking up a package from my work, had twigged that the … More
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