Category Archives: Medicine

Canadian study concludes circumcision doesn’t reduce HIV risk

A new study that involved a massive 569,950 males over a 15 year period has shown no protective effect from circumcision against HIV. The authors concluded, “We found that circumcision was not independently associated with the risk of acquiring HIV … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

8 Reasons Vaccination is NOT like Circumcision

Eight reasons why vaccination is not like circumcision: Vaccination confers immunity against specific diseases; even if the extravagant claims of its advocates were correct, circumcision could do no more than reduce the risk (and not by much). Nobody will become … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Medicine | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on 8 Reasons Vaccination is NOT like Circumcision

NEWS: Foregen completes first experiments towards regenerative foreskin restoration

Foregen is an organization attempting to pioneer regenerative techniques to be applied to foreskin restoration. They recently completed their first experiments. foregen is currently working with scientists at the University of Bologna’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Italy to fully … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine | Tagged , | 5 Comments

ATTORNEYS FOR THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD: Charleston Debate Marks Turning Point in Movement to Recognize Circumcision as a Human Rights Violation

(Reprinted directly from ARCLaw.org with permission.) The Twentieth Pitts Lectureship in Medical Ethics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, held on October 18-19, 2013, marked an awesome team win that activists for genital integrity were … Continue reading

Posted in Law, Medicine | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on ATTORNEYS FOR THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD: Charleston Debate Marks Turning Point in Movement to Recognize Circumcision as a Human Rights Violation

BAY AREA INTACTIVISTS: American Academy of Pediatrics receives well-deserved SHAME Award

The Bay Area Intactivists gives the American Academy of Pediatrics its SHAME Award in recognition of the AAP’s new pro-genital cutting policy statement. And then sad hilarity ensues.

Posted in Medicine | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on BAY AREA INTACTIVISTS: American Academy of Pediatrics receives well-deserved SHAME Award