Our Bodies, Our Blog
The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, publisher of Our Bodies, Ourselves and many related books on women’s health, has an excellent blog site. Visit it, hear what others say, and voice your own opinion!
The OBOS blog site, http://www.ourbodiesourblog.org holds discussions on many topics relevant to our bodies, our health, and our world. For example, on December 14, 2008, Christine Cupaiuolo of OBOS posted the following header:
Double Dose: Have We Reached the Tipping Point on Health Care?; Open Conversation on Reproductive Health Agenda; Vatican Issues Instructions on Bioethics; On-Screen Same-Sex Kisses; Wombs for Rent …
Want to know more about OBOS? According to their website, http://ourbodiesourselves.org, “Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS), also known as the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective (BWHBC), is a nonprofit, public interest women’s health education, advocacy, and consulting organization. Beginning in 1970 with the publication of the first edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves, OBOS has inspired the women’s health movement by:
- Producing books that make accurate health and medical information accessible to a broad audience by weaving women’s stories into a framework of practical, clearly written text
- Identifying and collaborating with exemplary individuals and organizations that provide services, generate research and policy analysis, and organize for social change
- Inspiring and empowering women to become engaged in the political aspects of sustaining good health for themselves and their communities”