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#1 of 3 Old 12-07-2011, 08:14 PM - Thread Starter
 
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"What I intend to do here is to show that cutting out a portion of a child's genitalia is fundamentally about gender and power. This is true whether the mandate is divine, tribal, secular, or pseudo-medical, and it pertains to little girls as well as little boys."

 

An intactivist's article on Huffington Post:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/miriam-pollack/circumcision-identity-gen_b_1132896.html

 

 

 


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Thank you for the link. That is a fascinating article.

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I just want to remind everyone to keep the conversation away from religion.  Thanks!


 
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