Check Your Dirt Poor 3rd World Male Privilege
Check Your Dirt Poor 3rd World Male Privilege
The sexual exploitation of boys. 1 in 6 men or boys you’ve met have likely been victims of sexual abuse, by either men, or women. Listen to Lynne MacDonell, therapist and leader of the group A Time for Men speak at University of Toronto on the subject of sexual abuse of men and boys. This is a simple, but fact-full talk, that everyone who considers themselves to be a fair person should listen to.This will probably be uncomfortable for many. That’s OK. Listen anyway. Some of you might not care. You’re the ones that should listen to it the most, if only to know that such things happen to men and boys too. If you sincerely believe in equality of the sexes, it’s time to stop seeing one sex as being exclusive perpetrators, and another, exclusively as victims.
This is one of the best talks I’ve heard in years. It is short, simple, and full of revealing observations.
I’ve recently subscribed to the Bonobo3D (James Loewen) YouTube channel. I recommend it. It is fact-full, and offers a great variety of approaches to the issue, and of people dealing with the issue of Genital Autonomy.If this is an issue that interests you, I strongly recommend subbing to him.
A channel of my original videos of events, presentations and interviews discussing forced genital surgery on infants and children. My name is James Loewen, I am dedicated to advancing the cause of Genital Autonomy for all human beings and ending forced genital cutting, forced circumcision and gender conforming surgeries on infants and children.
A woman named Sierra Westika is e-begging for money to pay for the removal of a part of her son’s penis.
Under recent circumstances my family is going through a difficult time regarding finances. We have 2 weeks to raise 200$ for my sons circumcision because after he is 1 month old they will not do the procedure. If we cant get it done now, it’ll only be more expensive and more painful for my little man in the future, and could potentially cause bad infections. Insurance will not cover the procedure because it is considered to be cosmetic.. I am not expecting to raise 200$ in two weeks, that is just unrealistic. But anything will be able help our family be able to get the procedure done. If you have an extra 1$ or 2$ it would be greatly appreciated.
Let us put this through regender.com
Under recent circumstances my family is going through a difficult time regarding finances. We have 2 weeks to raise 200$ for my daughters circumcision because after she is 1 month old they will not do the procedure. If we cant get it done now, it’ll only be more expensive and more painful for my little woman in the future, and could potentially cause bad infections. Insurance will not cover the procedure because it is considered to be cosmetic.. I am not expecting to raise 200$ in two weeks, that is just unrealistic. But anything will be able help our family be able to get the procedure done. If you have an extra 1$ or 2$ it would be greatly appreciated.
When met with some pushback, her response was thus:
Thank you to everyone supporting this campaign! I appreciate the friends and family who have donated. As to those of you who do not support this campaign, everyone is entitled to their opinion that is exactly what it is though AN OPINION! Pushing religion and opinions to try and persuade me to change my mind is simply a waste of your time as his father and I have already made our decision. Please keep in mind that Kenai is my son and until he is 18 I have the right to decide what is best and what is not. I have met multiple men who were not circumcised as a newborn and had the procedure done later in life, it took them double the time to heal and they’ll always remember the pain they had to suffer, wishing their parent’s had done it while they were still infants. This way, my son will grow and have to recollection of the pain he endured because of the procedure. It is MY choice as I am his parent, thank you and if you disagree get over it.
Thank you to everyone supporting this campaign! I appreciate the friends and family who have donated. As to those of you who do not support this campaign, everyone is entitled to their opinion that is exactly what it is though AN OPINION! Pushing religion and opinions to try and persuade me to change my mind is simply a waste of your time as her mother and I have already made our decision. Please keep in mind that Kenai is my daughter and until she is 18 I have the right to decide what is best and what is not. I have met multiple women who were not circumcised as a newborn and had the procedure done later in life, it took them double the time to heal and they’ll always remember the pain they had to suffer, wishing their parent’s had done it while they were still infants. This way, my daughter will grow and have to recollection of the pain she endured because of the procedure. It is MY choice as I am her parent, thank you and if you disagree get over it.
Her argument are:
This is what she’s begging for, and she can thank the following for having this unnecessary procedure done.
$20: Eileen Hoffman
$50: Melanie Galloway
$50: Poppa & Grammie
Perhaps we should raise a campaign to pay for the circumcision of Sierra Westika, Poppa & Grammie, Melanie Galloway and Eileen Hoffman, should they not yet have had the pleasure of such a procedure.
I am leaving all of this information, published publicly for Kenai Westika’s knowledge. The day he wonders why and how his penis was partly amputated, there’ll be a record of accountability.
Oh, and Sierra Westika, Poppa & Grammie, Melanie Galloway and Eileen Hoffman? Fuck you for your ignorance and selfishness. And, by the way, if you cannot afford $200 for an unnecessary surgery, and will e-beg, I wonder how, as parents, you’ll manage to feed and cloth him. More e-begging?
Court documents show Felicia Smith, 42, was charged with improper relationship with a student on Thursday. Court records state Smith performed a nearly 4-minute long lap dance for a 15-year-old boy on Feb. 26 at Stovall Middle School.
On Friday, outside Aldine ISD’s Stovall Elementary School, several parents and students voiced their support for Smith.
“She made a mistake, but she was a good teacher,” Caroline Pena said.
I recommend reading The Canadian Pediatric Society’s position paper on circumcision found here:http://www.cps.ca/en/documents/position/circumcision
E Outerbridge; Canadian Paediatric Society, Fetus and Newborn CommitteeCMAJ 1996;154(6):769-80
Objective: To assist physicians in providing guidance to parents regarding neonatal circumcision. Options: Whether to recommend the routine circumcision of newborn male infants.
Outcomes: Costs and complications of neonatal circumcision, the incidence of urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases and cancer of the penis in circumcised and uncircumcised males, and of cervical cancer in their partners, and the costs of treating these diseases.
Evidence: The literature on circumcision was reviewed by the Fetus and Newborn Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society. During extensive discussion at meetings of the committee over a 24-month period, the strength of the evidence was carefully weighed and the perspective of the committee developed.
Values: The literature was assessed to determine whether neonatal circumcision improves the health of boys and men and is a cost-effective approach to preventing penile problems and associated urinary tract conditions. Religious and personal values were not included in the assessment.
Benefits, harms and costs: The effect of neonatal circumcision on the incidence of urinary tract infection, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer of the penis, cervical cancer and penile problems the complications of circumcision; and estimates of the costs of neonatal circumcision and of the treatment of later penile conditions, urinary tract infections and complications of circumcision.
Recommendation: Circumcision of newborns should not be routinely performed [Emphasis mine–FR].
Validation: This recommendation is in keeping with previous statements on neonatal circumcision by the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics. The statement was reviewed by the Infectious Disease Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society. The Board of Directors of the Canadian Paediatric Society has reviewed its content and approved it for publication.
Sponsor: This is an official statement of the Canadian Paediatric Society. No external financial support has been received by the Canadian Paediatric Society, or its members, for any portion of the statement’s preparation. http://www.cps.ca/en/documents/position/circumcision
This following article, part of a brochure, was taken from a sub-site of the Canadian Pediatric Society’s website, CaringForKids.cps.ca The original can be found here: http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/circumcision
Circumcision is a “non-therapeutic” procedure, which means it is not medically necessary. Parents who decide to circumcise their newborns often do so for religious, social or cultural reasons. To help make the decision about circumcision, parents should have information about risks and benefits. It is helpful to speak with your baby’s doctor.
After reviewing the scientific evidence for and against circumcision, the CPS does not recommend routine circumcision for newborn boys. Many paediatricians no longer perform circumcisions.
Problems from the surgery are usually minor. Although serious complications are rare, they do occur. Newborn circumcision has been associated with surgical mistakes, such as having too much skin removed.
Of every 1,000 boys who are circumcised:
In rare cases, pain relief methods and medicines can cause side effects and complications. You should talk to your baby’s doctor about the possible risks.
Of every 1,000 boys who *are not* circumcised:
Circumcision slightly lowers the risk of developing cancer of the penis in later life. However, this form of cancer is very rare. One of every one million men who are circumcised will develop cancer of the penis each year. By comparison, 3 of every one million men who are not circumcised will develop penile cancer each year.
The foreskin covers the shaft and head (glans) of a boy’s penis. During the early years of a boy’s life, the foreskin separates from the glans. This is a natural process that occurs over time. You do not need to do anything to make it happen.
When the foreskin separates, it is said to be “retractable,” meaning it can be pulled back.
An uncircumcised penis is easy to keep clean and requires no special care:
It is helpful to talk to your baby’s doctor about the issues involved in circumcision:
Reviewed by the following CPS committees:
Community Paediatrics Committee
Fetus and Newborn Committee
Last updated: November 2004
I’m dubious about the good intent of this movie.
Why this connection between men and violence? I appreciate that the clip is pointing out that men have pain, that we are taught to suppress our emotions, but was I the only one to notice that it put this in the light of men doing violence to boys and men training boys to be tough, rather than society doing it? Why was there no female voice shouting “Be a man!”? This was my experience. Whenever a woman wanted something from me these were the very words she would use. I have never had another man tell me “Be a man.” As a youth, whenever I felt the need to prove my manhood, it was never to another man. It was women who expected me to behave in certain ways. I’m not optimistic about this film.
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