Huffington Post Looking Back at 40 Years of ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’

Huffington Post October 4, 2011

“We didn’t even know we were starting anything,” said Doress-Worters, one of the original co-authors of “Our Bodies, Ourselves.” The Boston Women’s Health Collective — the group of women behind the book — was born out of a workshop held at Emmanuel College in 1969 called “Women In Control of Our Bodies.”

“I was really excited by the conversation,” Doress-Worters said. “A lot of it came down to [the fact that] not only did we not have answers — we didn’t know the questions to ask.” From these informal discussions, a collective vision was born.

Read the full story: by Emma Gray