Our Bodies Ourselves

June 22, 2024

The Current/ Canadian Broadcasting Company October 24, 2011

It was trouble. Libraries banned it. Women hid their copies. Critics called it trash and pornographic. It dedicated chapters to lesbians, abortions, masturbation and health issues faced by women but ignored by male doctors. And 9 editions, 25 translations and 4 million copies later, the book Our Bodies, Ourselves is considered the book that changed the game on women’s health and patients’ rights overall. Our project, Game Changer explores the ongoing impact of Our Bodies, Ourselves.

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