Media Mentions

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Our Bodies Ourselves Today on New England Cable News (NECN)

September 14, 2022

Executive Director Amy Agigian joined NECN to discuss the history of the book Our Bodies, Ourselves and the launch of a sex…

Our Bodies Ourselves Today on MSNBC

September 13, 2022

Program Director Saniya Lee Ghanoui appeared on Zerlina Maxwell’s show on Peacock/MSNBC to talk about the recent abortion bans and how Our…

Welcome to Our Bodies Ourselves Today!

September 9, 2022

Dear Readers,  We are thrilled to welcome you to Our Bodies Ourselves Today, a unique and trustworthy guide to your body and…

Our Bodies Ourselves Today Launches Sex and Health Website For a New Generation

September 9, 2022

Our Bodies Ourselves Today launched its new website on September 9, bringing a new look and more evidence-based information to women, girls…

Our Bodies Ourselves Today Calls on Journalists and Public to Stop Using the Term “Grooming”

August 9, 2022

Invoking the terminology of child abuse to oppose education & LGBTQIA rights is dangerous. Our Bodies Ourselves Today joins over fifty organizations…

The Evolution of Our Bodies Ourselves Today

June 1, 2022

Our Bodies Ourselves Today founder and executive director, Amy Agigian, joined Our Bodies Ourselves co-founder Judy Norsegian, Our Bodies Ourselves global partner…

“Our Bodies, Ourselves” Expands Its Impact

May 2, 2022

Suffolk University has received an anonymous $2 million gift to endow its Center for Women’s Health & Human Rights, which will enable…

Our Bodies, Ourselves Book Talk

August 25, 2021

“The Virtual Radcliffe Book Talks features a discussion of Our Bodies, Ourselves, first published in 1971. This event was organized in recognition…

Our Bodies, Ourselves: A BBC Radio 4 Production

April 24, 2021

A wonderful hour-long radio documentary that features interviews with founders of Our Bodies Ourselves alongside vivid recordings from the early feminist movement…

The Clitoris, Pain and Pap Smears: How Our Bodies, Ourselves Redefined Women’s Health

April 22, 2021

At one point, Sanford remembers, the speaker held up a lifesize picture of a woman, with legs apart, to show the location…

The Evolution of Our Bodies Ourselves

April 19, 2021

In this online video, sponsored by Suffolk University, Judy Norsigian, co-founder and board chair of Our Bodies Ourselves, Amy Agigian, executive director…

Newton Writers Reflect on 50 Years of ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’

October 30, 2019

In 1973, Simon & Schuster published the first commercial edition … and by 1976, it was “recognized by the American Library Association’s…

Our Bodies, Ourselves Was a Radical Manual for a Generation of Women. In the Era of Misinformation, We Need It More Than Ever

June 3, 2019

In a time when “wellness” has become synonymous with “health,” it’s not difficult to wonder why a book dedicated to bringing rigorous…

Boston Sunday Review: Judy Norsigian

May 27, 2019

In this podcast, OBOS cofounder Judy Norsigian talks about the fight for women’s reproductive rights in the United States and how recent…

Our Bodies Ourselves 50th Anniversary Celebration

May 14, 2019

Panelists at the May 10, 2019 celebration of Our Bodies Ourselves include, from l – r: Suffolk student Sabrina Dias, Suffolk student…

Remembering The Meeting 50 Years Ago That Led To ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’

May 8, 2019

This is how movements get started: There’s a little conversation here, and another in another community, and people get connected somehow —…

American Journal of Public Health: Our Bodies Ourselves

May 8, 2019

The June 2019 issue of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) features reflections by cofounder Judy Norsigian on the women’s health…

America’s Leaders Need Sex Ed

April 5, 2019

As members of the anti-abortion movement have sought increasingly extreme restrictions on the procedure — and have rolled back access to contraception…

Ely Exhibit Revisits “Our Bodies, Ourselves”

March 8, 2019

That sense of history, the fragility of progress, and the need to continue to work to move forward permeate “Our Bodies Ourselves,”…

From Mowing the Grass to Cutting the Flesh: How Young Women Learn to Hate their Genitals

March 7, 2019

If we were sometimes silly, we were also wise enough to know that understanding and taking control of our bodies was a…

Long Ago and Far Away, ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ Bonded Us As Women

September 28, 2018

The announcement that the organization behind Our Bodies, Ourselves will shift its focus to advocacy as of October 1 and no longer update the…