Intactivism: August 2013 in Review
The last month has been hectic for me. That means this month's list of blogs is sparse and late.
Parents, protect your babies. Support intactivism. The following list includes blogs, articles, and websites of interest to Intactivists that were published in the past month. This is a running tally of the ones I found interesting.
Monday, August 5, 2013
Mama Raw: It found me
A doula writes about intactivism and being an advocate for genital integrity. Intactivism found her. She was not looking for a cause.
August 7, 2013
Barrel of Oranges: Where are all the Feminist Intactivists?
August 14, 2013
YouTube video LaciGreen: I LOVE FORESKIN (wtf circumcision?)
Stefan Molyneux: The Truth About Circumcision
Details on the circumcision procedure, it's history, rate of occurrence, claimed medical justifications, relation to masturbation, negative consequences and the morality of circumcising an infant.
August 22, 2013
Bloomberg: Circumcision Rate Drops as U.S. Societal Opinions Waver
"The circumcision rate for newborn males in the U.S. dropped 10 percent in the past three decades, amid fluctuating medical guidelines, changes in the immigrant population, and a growing movement that opposes the practice." Another example of "balanced reporting." No article on FGM would discuss the advantages of female cutting (and, yes, there are those who advocate FGM).