Our Bodies Ourselves

In Celebration of Our Bodies...and Our Unique Wiring

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Our Bodies Ourselves

In case you haven’t heard, Naomi Wolf just came out with a new book, Vagina: A New Biography, and it just might change your life.

So hot right now: Vagina is the new black

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The word "vagina," is having a cultural moment, according to Rebecca Keegan of the Los An

Our Bodies, Ourselves: The Manual and The Mystery

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The subject of a woman’s body, even in its most intimate functions, was not taboo in the orthodox Jewish world of my upbringing.

The women honored by the passage of healthcare reform

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Last night the House of Representatives passed the healthcare reform bill in what is being called a historic victory for progressives and healthcare activists, despite the inclusion of abortion restrictions. Still, the bill will make healthcare accessible to many who could not afford it under the current system and will curb some of the most unethical practices of insurance companies, such as dropping coverage when a child gets sick.

Link Roundup - Teen dating violence, Rabbis blaming gays, and more

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  • Jewish education takes on a new flavor at the Jewish Food Education Network. [eJewishPhilanthropy]
  • Dan Friedman reviews Off and Running -- the story of an African American girl adopted by Jewish lesbian parents -- in the Forward.

Who’s your women’s health hero?

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Our Bodies, Ourselves has created the Women's Health HeroesAward and is seeking nominations! I'm so excited about this opportunity to celebrate the activists I admire and to learn about the women whose work I'm not yet familiar with.

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