HIV in Kenya: Why Are Westerners So In Love With... →
An blogger questions the circumcision campaign in Africa. Circumcision seems like more of an unwise leap of faith than a genuine HIV transmission prevention strategy. Of course, male to female transmission, which is far more common in African countries, will not be reduced by male circumcision; it may even be increased.” Van Howe and Storms put it succinctly: “It is not hard to...
Donations Are Voluntary, Not Taken →
Recent news includes the German company using foreskin from male infant circumcisions for developing products. The German company says the foreskins are donated. I do not think so. Not one of those baby boys voluntarily gave their foreskin to that company. I am sure those boys would have preferred to keep all of their penis and not be circumcised.
Stop the Cut: Circumcision: Your Legal Rights →
Information about the recent document released by Attorneys for the Rights of the Child.
Awesatious: Let’s talk about sex! →
Judith talks about the role of foreskin during sex. Sex with an intact man is how sex was intended to be. It is the most pleasurable way to have sex, for both the man and his partner. Circumcised men are too often like a pile driver, thrusting in and pulling almost all the way out, over and over again until the woman is sore from the pounding and the reduction in her lubrication. Intact men...
Dad who botched circumcision loses court appeal →
A man who gave himself a circumcision lost a court appeal in Canada for circumcising his son at home. The man was convicted of aggravated assault for circumcising his four-year old son on the kitchen floor. He had previously been convicted of criminal negligence for causing bodily harm for the 2007 circumcision crime.
Anonymous asked: if the doctor who circumcised me removed all of my frenulum will restoration still be effective or will the difference not be as significant?
Andrew Sullivan: The Dish: Ask Me Anything: Why I’m Opposed To Infant Circumcision A video response by Andrew Sullivan to the question about why he is opposed to male infant circumcision. Besides the obvious reason that he is not happy that he is circumcised, he does not like that his bodily integrity was compromised by removal of part of his healthy body. He parts company with many...
A mommy blogger writes, “Circumcision (male or female), piercing, sexual assignment (or reassignment) surgery… none of it is okay when performed on an infant or child. It’s not YOUR body, and these are not your choices to make.”
Choose Intact: Rwanda Imposing a Foreskin-Free... →
An analysis of the recent propaganda piece by Rwandan Minister of Health Agnes Binagwahois where she writes of “an opportunity to lay the foundation for an AIDS-free generation” by promoting male circumcision. Unfortunately, the Rwandan minister plans on universal male circumcision, targeting a rate of 50% male infant circumcision for 2012.
Male Infant Circumcision: A Complete Rip-Off →
A student posts her research paper about male infant circumcision. In her paper, she notes that Americans are one of the few cultural groups that will make the decision on whether they will electively circumcise their newborn sons. She concludes, “Circumcision should not be performed on infants unless there is a medical need.” She predicts that the end of non-therapeutic male...
Intactivists Blog: Hitchens Got Us Thinking →
Christopher Hitchens was very outspoken about male infant circumcision. He considered circumcision mutilation of the sex organ, and he was correct. Hitchens recent passing is a loss as he was a widely heard intactivist.
The Guerrilla Intactivist: Making It Stick →
Tips on how to post information cards, fliers, and messages IRL. The blogger does not like using anything that will deface property. So she offers tips on what to use to securely hold the information.