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Occasional posts examining the intersection between health, politics, and reproductive justice.

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Finding our own answers

February 8, 2011

Submitted by: Danielle Schuman-Olivier Do you remember when you first read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? Tell us your story! As an ex-nun and…

A cat named Schuster

February 8, 2011

Submitted by: Margie Sved Happy Anniversary!! Rubies and Red dresses!! Do you remember when you first read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? Tell us…

A very cool history teacher

February 8, 2011

Submitted by: Debbi Ali I was 15 in 1970, and I had a very cool history teacher, who was young and interested…

It makes the cut

February 3, 2011

Submitted by: Boston University School of Public Health graduate Do you remember when you first read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? Tell us your…

A High Standard

February 3, 2011

Submitted by: Warren Bell, M.D. Do you remember when you first read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? Tell us your story! Our Bodies, Ourselves…

Always Relevant

February 3, 2011

Submitted by: Anonymous Do you remember when you first read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? Tell us your story! My mother gave me a…

OBOS influenced my career choice

February 3, 2011

Read more OBOS stories, and submit your own! Learn more about OBOS’s 40th anniversary. Submitted by: Marjorie Greenfield Do you remember when…

Small Treasures

February 3, 2011

Submitted by: Diane Clapp I wrote the chapter on Infertility and Pregnancy Loss in the 1984, 1992 and 1998 editions of Our…

It never occured to me

February 3, 2011

Submitted by: Anonymous Do you remember when you first read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? Tell us your story! I was blessed-gifted-chanced with the…

I learned to accept myself

February 3, 2011

Submitted by: Tamara Safford I was never a star in being a feminist, although it is my lifestyle. I read many feminist…

“The Book”

February 2, 2011

Submitted by: Tamara I recently connected with a couple of high school friends through Facebook, and asked them about THE BOOK that…

Show and Tell Day

February 2, 2011

Submitted by: Anonymous Do you remember when you first read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? Tell us your story! I have the very first…

Dog-eared and oft-consulted

February 2, 2011

Submitted by: Sarah Peck I was 10-years-old and in the sixth grade when my mother gave me the 1984 version of Our…

It was revolutionary

February 2, 2011

Submitted by: Joan Bragar Forty years ago, when I was 16 years old, I had one of the first legal abortions in…

Thank you, Mom

February 2, 2011

Submitted by: Monica Carreon My mother grew up in rural Texas where traditional schooling was out of reach for her, consequently, she…

An approach to health rights

February 2, 2011

Submitted by: Tamara Safford I was never a star in being a feminist, although it is my lifestyle. I read many feminist…