‘Our Bodies’ 35 Years Later

Los Angeles Times May 9, 2005

The book takes on topical issues, such as assisted reproductive technologies. It walks readers through the various types, such as in vitro fertilization, and, in keeping with its traditional feminist tone, points out that such procedures have become a big business for doctors.

Dr. Raquel Arias agrees with Norsigian’s contention that many women are still woefully ignorant about their bodies. As associate dean of women at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, she is constantly surprised when she realizes how little even some female medical students understand. She says women still have a long way to go to understand how their sexual behavior can alter their life.

Read the full story: ‘Our Bodies’ 35 Years Later by Dawn MacKeen