The average medical school student, over the course of 4 years, receives just 3-10 hours of sexual health education. Here’s why we need to do better. More
Black women in the U.S., regardless of income level or education level, are three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy and childbirth complications than white women. More
OBOS has long been known for calling attention to women’s health concerns that are overlooked due to financial profit, insensitivity or simple ignorance. One recent example is international commercial surrogacy, which has grown into a global business. More
There are many extraordinary people among us. In October, the Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum celebrated some of them, at its first-ever Brooklyn Conference, “Art Inspiring Social Change.” OBOS’s founders were among those honored at the YES! gala preceding the conference, for their game-changing contribution to women’s health action: “Our Bodies, Ourselves.”
As the founders took the stage, someone in the audience whooped, “You taught me how to masturbate!” The love in the room was real.
The two-day conference that followed was … More