NRO Library Catalog
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 Book, Movie, or CD, and you can sort the list by title (the default) or author.
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La 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.
Changing 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.
Woman: An Intimate Geography
Lifts the veil of secrecy from that most enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces: the female body; mesmerizing and accessible tour of female anatomy and physiology.
What if your mother
Brilliant poetry on everything that it means to be a woman.
Abortion Without Apology
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.
For Yourself and For Each Other
Teaches women to understand their bodies leading to orgasm, alone or with a partner.
They Weep on My Doorstep
The engrossing story of one woman’s lifelong dedication to her convictions to a woman’s right to abortion despite three prison terms.
Manifesta: 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.
The Gentle Birth Book
A practical guide to the Leboyer method of childbirth.
Court 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.