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NRO maintains a library of books and other media on women’s reproductive health topics and issues related to reproductive justice.  Each listing includes an icon so you can tell at a glance if it’s a bookBook, dvdMovie, or cdCD, and you can sort the list by title (the default) or author.

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bookLa Mujer el Sida y el Activismo

ACT UP, NY / Grupo Mujer y SIDA

The first comprehensive and progressive book in Spanish about women and AIDS. La mujer, el SIDA, y el activismo enfoca la problematica de la mujer en relacion a la epidemia del SIDA, desde un punto de vista libertario e integral.

bookChanging Bodies, Changing Lives

Ruth Bell Alexander

An encyclopedic discussion of sexual and emotional change during the teen years. It is illustrated with relevant cartoons, photographs, diagrams, and line drawings. Dozens of teenagers themselves were interviewed and are quoted in this book. This comprehensive book includes discussion of sexual technique, STDs and the danger of promiscuous sex, gay sex and sexual identity, and teenage pregnancy and its alternatives.

bookWoman: An Intimate Geography

Natalie Angier

Lifts the veil of secrecy from that most enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces: the female body; mesmerizing and accessible tour of female anatomy and physiology.

bookWhat if your mother

Judith Arcana

Brilliant poetry on everything that it means to be a woman.

bookAbortion Without Apology

Ninia Baehr

A description of the experiences, successes, and ideas of the early wave of pro-choice activism in the United States from 1959 to the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision. The book is based on interviews and letters for "Abortion Rap" workshops conducted by the author.

bookFor Yourself and For Each Other

Lonnie Barbach.

Teaches women to understand their bodies leading to orgasm, alone or with a partner.

bookThey Weep on My Doorstep

Ruth Barnett

The engrossing story of one woman’s lifelong dedication to her convictions to a woman’s right to abortion despite three prison terms.

bookManifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future

Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards

This book urges young women to pick up where their mothers, aunts, and adult mentors left off to fulfill feminism's promise of justice, equality, and sexual freedom for all.

bookThe Gentle Birth Book

Nancy Berezin

A practical guide to the Leboyer method of childbirth.

bookCourt of Appeal: The Black Community Speaks Out on the Racial and Sexual Politics of Thomas vs. Hill

The Black Scholar, eds.

These readings, which were collected in The Black Scholar magazine, include diverse black perspectives on the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.


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