by Hannah Sachs-Wetstone
Our Our bodies Ourselves Immediately, a brand new on-line platform that includes up-to-date details about well being, sexuality, and well-being, is ready to launch in 2022. The platform is being created by the Middle for Ladies’s Well being & Human Rights at Suffolk College in partnership with Our Our bodies Ourselves. The publish under was written by Hannah Sachs-Wetstone, an intern on the undertaking.
Our Our bodies Ourselves Immediately is operating a #GiveOUTDay marketing campaign all through Satisfaction Month! The OBOS Immediately platform shall be a worldwide, world-class useful resource for essentially the most up-to-date, correct, and holistic details about our bodies, well being, and sexuality for ladies, women, and gender various folks.
Give OUT Day is the one nationwide giving occasion for the LGBTQIA+ group, and this yr OBOS Immediately is one in every of over 400 nonprofits collaborating. Since 2013, lots of of nonprofits have raised hundreds of thousands for #GiveOUTDay. This month, OBOS Immediately is aiming to boost $5,000!
Your valued donation will contribute to the OBOS Immediately undertaking by $50 present playing cards for members of the LGBTQIA+ group to share their tales on our platform. OBOS Immediately is dedicated to supporting and serving the LGBTQIA+ group by illustration inside our group and management crew in addition to within the content material we create. OBOS Immediately is continuous the work began over 50 years in the past with the bestselling ebook “Our Our bodies, Ourselves,” the primary mass-readership nonfiction ebook within the U.S. to deal with lesbian well being and sexuality in a chapter titled “In Amerika they Name Us Dykes” (1973).
It is very important us that we embody views from throughout completely different racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, lessons, ages, talents, immigration and carceral statuses, beliefs, gender identities, and different variations. The web site may have evidence-based info from quite a lot of consultants in fields from medication to coverage in addition to private tales from actual folks. OBOS Immediately additionally understands the necessity to place this info throughout the political, social, and cultural contexts wherein girls dwell and search healthcare.
Even a $10 contribution is extremely precious to us! Our prime ten donors shall be highlighted on the OBOS Immediately web site and our prime donor will get an invite to our fall occasions!
Each donation made on our Give OUT Day web page from at present by midnight on June 30 counts towards Leaderboard prizes. Because of this your donation might assist us win 1000’s in further prize cash. Please give at present!