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“Conventional wisdom would have one believe that it is insane to resist this, the mightiest of empires, but what history really shows is that today's empire is tomorrow's ashes; that nothing lasts forever, and that to not resist is to acquiesce in your own oppression. The greatest form of sanity that anyone can exercise is to resist that force that is trying to repress, oppress, and fight down the human spirit.”
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With the Senate confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court Justice, and the looming changes to reproductive rights nationwide, it's imperative that we listen to those activists and healthcare workers who fought to establish these rights 50 years ago. In the powerful two-volume Voices of a Women's Health Movement, trail-blazing advocate Barbara Seaman and health activist Laura Eldridge bring the revolutionary ideas of several generations together in a celebration of safe, accessible healthcare––offering an unprecedented and definitive collection of rabble-rousing writings on women’s health that explore a range of provocative topics from reproductive rights to sexuality to parenthood.
The more than two hundred contributors include Jennifer Baumgardner, Susan Brownmiller, Phyllis Chesler, Angela Y. Davis, Barbara Ehrenreich, Germaine Greer, Shulamith Firestone, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Erica Jong, Molly Haskell, Shere Hite, Susie Orbach, Judith Rossner, Alix Kates Shulman, Gloria Steinem, Sojourner Truth, Rebecca Walker, Naomi Wolf, and many others. With Voices of the Women’s Health Movement, we can, for the first time in decades, experience in one place the powerful history of stirring words and strong perspectives that have inspired countless women to take control of their health and their lives.
Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume One highlights include influential writings on birth control, menstruation, abortion, pregnancy and birth, parenthood, menopause, and gender-inclusive healthcare.
Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume Two highlights include influential writings on sex, violence against women, body image, informed consent, self-help gynecology, patient advocacy, and the mind-body connection.