Sexual Satisfaction, Performance, and Partner Response Following Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Zambia: The Spear and Shield Project

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Article text available above. ABSTRACT: Most men and their partners reported increased or the same levels of sexual pleasure and improved or no change in penile hygiene post-VMMC. While half of men reported increased or no change in sexual functioning (orgasm, erections), one-third reported a decrease. Early resumption of sexual intercourse prior to complete healing was most closely associated… (Search hits: in body, in title, in tags. Score: 0)

Sex and circumcision

Article text available above. Abstract: What are the effects of circumcision on sexual function and experience? And what does sex—in the sense related to gender—have to do with the ethics of circumcision? Jacobs and Arora (2015) give short shrift to the first of these questions; and they do not seem to have considered the second. In this commentary, I… (Search hits: in body, in title, in tags. Score: 0)

‘No circumcision for my son – it’s not moral’ – Israel Jewish Scene, Ynetnews

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Original article available above. Rani Kasher decided not to circumcise his third son after conducting research; he is now an anti-circumcision activist and plans on writing a book on it. by Adi Reshef Why do we circumcise our baby boys? Most of us automatically answer it because that’s the custom, that it is a mitzvah, to honor the family,… (Search hits: in body, in title, in tags. Score: 0)

Bloomberg health commissioner: City wrong to repeal circumcision forms

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…consent forms were the right thing to do and the right balance and so I’m disappointed they rolled that back,” Farley told POLITICO New York. “There are some parents who are not themselves ultra-Orthodox who may hire a mohel who is and they may be completely unaware of this [practice]. Those parents deserve to be informed before they take that… (Search hits: in body, in title, in tags. Score: 0)

Council of Europe doubles down on anti-ritual circumcision stance

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…in Israeli media that said the council reversed its position. According to statements from Israeli politicians and Jewish activists, the Council of Europe — a body for pan-European dialogue that lacks executive powers — switched positions when its Parliamentary Assembly passed Resolution 2076 on “Freedom of religion and living together in a democratic society” on Sept. 30. Milah UK,… (Search hits: in body, in title, in tags. Score: 0)