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Male circumcision gives women the shaft one more time

Women are dying of AIDS while some researcher bends over his penis, smiles at it fondly, and imagines what little alteration would make it an all-purpose tool safe to use again. Kelly Jean Cogswell reminds us that women need protection … Continue reading

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IAS 2007: Circumcision is not predictive of HIV infection (seroconversion) in gay men.

But not content with these results, the authors conclude, “More studies, please.” Edit: Aidsmap has an excellent summary of the study and one other study showing Peruvian gay men would be willing to be test subjects for a future circumcision … Continue reading

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FIELD REPORT: NYC Community Discussion on Male Circumcision and HIV Prevention

[I received this report on May 3 from Adrienne Soti, who attended A Community Discussion of Male Circumcision and HIV Prevention with a number of other individuals in New York City on April 26, 2007. Her full report follows after … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Mayor Bloomerg gives voice to caution

Apparently, New York City’s Health Commissioner caught Mayor Bloomberg off guard with his announcement to begin pushing circumcision. The mayor may be sensing the trouble Friedan got him into the last time circumcision reared its ugly head. See last post. … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIA: Neonatal circumcision rejected

From a small LGBT news magazine [link, below, now dead], we have this sober gem from down under. Repetitive of the HIV/circumcision news releases of the time (Aug. ’06), the article generally states that gay men would receive no benefit … Continue reading

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