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Circumcising Baby Boys: To Cut or Not To Cut

Last night, I asked my mom why she and my dad decided to circumcise my brother when he was born. She replied that she’d left the decision entirely up to my dad, and, apparently, part of my dad’s rationale was that he didn’t want him to stand out from the crowd and be subjected to ridicule in the locker room in gym class. (In retrospect, it’s ironic now that my brother killed himself as a result of other social ostracism.)

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Male Genital Mutilation: Why Unconsensual Circumcision Sucks

As a fellow sex-positivist, one of my best friends recently introduced me to Laci Green‘s stash of YouTubery. Not only is her work AWESOME, but this video in particular speaks to me. (more…)