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Wendy Sanford is a founding member of Our Bodies Ourselves.
has co-authored and edited the many versions of "Our Bodies, Ourselves" over a period of 40 years (including 2011 edition), focusing especially on women's sexuality, body image, and women loving women.
also edited and co-authored "Ourselves and Our Children" (1978) and contributed to "Changing Bodies, Changing Lives: A Book for Teens and Young Adults on Sexuality and Relationships" (1998).
After receiving a degree in applied theology from Harvard Divinity School, she served as Protestant Campus Minister at Suffolk University in Boston from 1984 to 1992.
In 2003, she earned a Master of Fine Arts in writing from Vermont College, and is at work on a memoir.
An essay called "Pecans" won honorable mention for the Gulf Coast 2004 Nonfiction Prize, and an essay called "Bodies
" was published in the Fall 2008 edition of Narrative Magazine
, an online journal.
Wendy is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Quakers), and grandmother to three girls.