The Sex Side of Life

The Sex Side of Life

The Story of Mary Ware Dennett

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Baker & Taylor
Follows the life of a leader who pioneered several major movements that shaped the twentieth century, from her battles with Congress and Margaret Sanger over censorship of sexual information, to the founding of the National Birth Control League.

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A biography of a pioneering activist in the women's suffrage, peace, and contraception movements, whose 1915 pamphlet The Sex Side of Life: An Explanation for Young People , sparked a landmark censorship case. Details her personal experiences, including a divorce and custody battle, and her conflicts with congressmen and those who should have been her allies, such as Margaret Sanger. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

& Taylor

Traces the life of the social reformer, from her battles over censorship of sexual information to the founding of the National Birth Control League

Publisher: New York : New Press, 1996.
ISBN: 9781565841321
Branch Call Number: 920 DENNETT, M.
Characteristics: xxv, 374 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


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