I learned to accept myself

By OBOS — February 3, 2011

Submitted by: Tamara Safford

I was never a star in being a feminist, although it is my lifestyle. I read many feminist books in the 1970s, and followed the trend by living in a commune of women only in New Haven.

The book, “Our Bodies, Ourselves,” impacted my life as a book that overcomes fear to admit you are a woman alone, with many morale and ethical family values that confine us and can impair health rights.

It is a book that gave me an approach to health rights and how to feel well and accept myself.

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