Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century

Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century The Essential Resource On Women S Health And Sexuality Comes Of Age In This Newly Revised And Updated Edition Of A Long Loved ClassicOur Bodies, Ourselves For The New Century Reflects The Vital Health Concerns Of Women Of Diverse Ages, Ethnic And Racial Backgrounds, And Sexual Orientations In These Pages, Women Will Find New Information, Resources Including Web Sites , And Personal Support For The Decisions That Will Shape Their Health And Their Lives From Living A Healthy Life, To Relationships And Sexuality, To Child Bearing, Growing Older, Dealing With The Medical System, And Organizing For Change This Is A Book For Women Of All Generations To Use, To Rely On, And To Share With Others. Our Bodies, Ourselves by The Boston Women s Health Book Collective, claims to have served as a way for women, across ethnic, racial, religious and geographical boundaries, to start examining their health from a perspective that will bring about change This may ring true through most of the chapters in this text However, on the topic of abortion, a political firestorm against religious fundamentalists and anti abortion groups is unleashed Unplanned pregnancies follow birth control methods, a Our Bodies, Ourselves by The Boston Women s Health Book Collective, claims to have served as a way for women, across ethnic, racial, religious and geographical boundaries, to start examining their health from a perspective that will bring about change This may ring true through most of the chapters in this text However, on the topic of abortion, a political firestorm against religious fundamentalists and anti abortion groups is unleashed Unplanned pregnancies follow birth control methods, and sexually transmitted diseases, appropriately Only seven pages are devoted to making a decision Brief entries on counseling, adoption, abortion
This book taught me why I have hair in all these new places edit Liz wrote this review for me last night while I was napping on the couch I think she s trying to teach me some kind of lesson about leaving myself logged in to websites when I use her laptop.I ve actually never read Our Bodies, Ourselves. Changing Bodies, Changing Lives was my jam in high school That was the book that taught me why I had hair
When I first encountered an earlier edition this book at the apartment of a friend I was staying at over break in 1984, it was earth shattering Birth control Lesbians but most importantly, reinforcement of my nascent notions that I as a woman had worth beyond my womb, and that
Not exactly something you sit down and read cover to cover, but a vital source of information not just on sexulaity and reproductive rights, but on relationships, nutrition, pregnancy, mental health All my nieces current and to come get a copy on turning 13. I bought my first copy of Our Bodies, Ourselves when I was purchasing the books for my first semester s classes in college, and the then new edition ca 1986 was on display for a women s studies class Part comprehensive reference manual, part DIY health guide, part feminist manifesto talk about the personal being political , the book is loaded with useful information about women s physical, psychological, and emotional health issues, interwoven with personal anecdotes The writers encourage I bought my first copy of Our Bodies, Ourselves when I was purchasing the books for my first semester s classes in college, and the then new edition ca 1986 was on display for a women s studies class Part comprehensive reference manual, part DIY health guide, part feminist manifesto talk about the personal being political , the book is loaded with useful information about women s physical, psychological, and emotional health issues, interwoven with personal anecdotes The writers encourage all women to learn about their bodies, to advocate for themselves, and to realize that they are entitled to health and happiness.The book pays particular attention to the health needs of lesbians, women of color, older women, women with disabilities and poor women It is illustrated with intimate and sometimes explicit photos, including some from the origi
When I was in grade school around 5th grade, I was befriended by a very nice woman I was terribly sad and in turmoil but I couldn t talk about things with my mom or my brothers I met her after befriending her cat As she got to know me, she went out of her way to be kind Among the things we
I read the latest 21st century edition and that s the one my review is based on.There were some really helpful things in here women s personal accounts of their relationship experience, a solid background history of abortion rights in the US, and some wonderful links to activist and media tools that I found particularly useful.Unfortunately 1 There was no chapter on menstruation There was one on menopause, and some diseases related to menstruation were listed in the part on diseases, but no I read the latest 21st century edition and that s the one my review is based on.There were some really helpful things in here women s personal accounts of their relationship experience, a solid background history of abortion rights in the US, and some wonderful links to activist and m
I ve had this book forever, or at least what feels like it the mid 80s, at least When I pulled it off the shelf today to add it here, I was greatly amused to discover, tucked in the back, the syllabus from my 1988 Human Sexuality class in college Although I am sure that there aremodern,up to date, references on women s health out there, this title remains for me a no pun intended seminal work Because I discovered it when I was coming of age both sexually and emotionally, and b I ve had this book forever, or at least what feels like it the mid 80s, at least When I pulled it off the shelf today to add it here, I wa
This book was my mother s subtle way of letting me know it was ok to ask her questions about my ovaries And I certainly was obsessed with my ovaries back in the day.The best book for female sexuality and anat
This was a classic reference book among my young adult women friends in the 1970 s When my niece started college in the 1990 s, I gave her the revised edition What was so significant about the book in th

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  • Paperback
  • 784 pages
  • Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century
  • Boston Women's Health Book Collective
  • English
  • 19 June 2019
  • 0684842319