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America's History in the Making

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Cover Ms. Magazine, May 1982

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Ms. Magazine, MAY COVER (1982). Courtesy Ms. Magazine.

Creator Ms. Magazine
Context The women's movement generated publications to appeal to women.
Audience Women
Purpose To show the empowerment of women, particularly as it related to their own lives

Historical Significance

The 1982 cover of Ms. magazine portrayed a mother-daughter sex talk that referred to the book Our Bodies, Ourselves. Ms. magazine originated from the women's movement and published articles that appealed to women. Our Bodies, Ourselves was a revolutionary book produced during the women's movement that gave women health information about their own bodies.


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