Share Your Story

How has “Our Bodies, Ourselves” made a difference in your life?

You can help mark OBOS’s 40th anniversary by sharing what the “Our Bodies, Ourselves” book means to you.

Here are some questions to consider:

• When did you first find out about or read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? What did you learn from reading it?
• What impact has “Our Bodies, Ourselves” had on your life?
• How would you say “Our Bodies, Ourselves” has impacted women’s lives/rights? How has it impacted the way men and women relate to each other?
• What role do you think “Our Bodies, Ourselves” should play in the world today?
• What is the biggest challenge for women’s health today?
• Where do you think women’s health stands today compared to 40 years ago? What has changed? Where do we go from here?
• What crazy/unexpected/funny/revealing thing did YOUR mother (aunt, sister, etc.) say to you because of “Our Bodies, Ourselves”?
• If there was one thing you could say to people about the importance of “Our Bodies, Ourselves,” what would it be?
• OR, come up with your own question!

Email your story to for publication on the blog. Images may be included. Please let us know if you’d like to remain anonymous.

Or, submit a video: Read this post to learn how!

It’s readers’ stories that strengthen OBOS’s resolve to ensure that accurate and unbiased information about women’s health, sexuality and reproduction is always available to women around the globe. Thanks for being part of OBOS’s history!