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ONE MAD MAN: Bay Area Intactivists hit a deep and emotional nerve at San Francisco Pride

In the six years I have joined the Bay Area Intactivists participating in the San Francisco Pride parade, the worst reaction to our presence I have ever seen along the parade route was subdued disapproval. Never shouting. No name-calling. Certainly … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday

Comments have never been raging on this site, but why not give an open thread challenge a try on a slow news night. Three topics. 1. San Francisco ban on male circumcision for children. 2. The Circumcision Lobby. 3. Media … Continue reading

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The Intactivists: San Francisco Pride 2009-2010

[Subscriptions and the photo archive are no longer available. But you can still buy the book at the link in the text below.] So what is this book all about? In reality, it’s what you get by reading this blog … Continue reading

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MOMVERSATION.COM: Is circumcision wrong?

This video is great. It’s not particularly substantive, but it puts on display the emotional struggle infant circumcision inflicts on thoughtful mothers. Alice Bradley (finslippy.com) looks pained by her decision despite her protests to the contrary. I see her defense … Continue reading

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GAWAYA TEGULLE: Unmasking the lie: Circumcision, sex and HIV/Aids

Occasionally, we get evidence that all of Uganda isn’t sold on the idea of male circumcision. Some do question the advocates of yet another outsider-advanced intervention. That’s what you wanted [salon.com book review removed], isn’t it, Helen Epstein? Funny how Ms … Continue reading

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