‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ — a ‘beacon of light’ for millions of women — fades away in digital age.

By Vikki Ortiz | Chicago Tribune |

First published at the start of the women’s liberation movement by a group of 12 women at a workshop called “Women and Their Bodies” at Emmanuel College, the book famously addressed topics previously considered taboo or inappropriate to discuss. “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was designed to be a guide for women who wanted to learn about themselves, communicate their findings with doctors, and challenge the medical establishment to change and improve the care that women receive, according to the organization’s website.

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