Twenty years ago today, Lorena Bobbitt took a kitchen knife and severed her husband John’s penis, then driving off and tossing it in a field. The result was not a nation shocked and outraged at a sexual mutilation, but a comical reaction from a culture of violence against men, particularly sexual violence. Piece Harlan delivers a stunning review of events. [Illustration by Europa Phoenix]
Male Genital Mutilation
Blaming men for women cutting up their labia? Patrice Stanton calls bullshit, and notes how many so called “strong independent” women, even self-describe “cougars,” appear more like toddlers or crying kittens. It’s a simple question: are women accountable for their own choices, or is it always the fault of Teh Menz?
Oprah Winfrey has a skin cream for you. It was produced with the finest ingredients, including the human suffering of male babies. Intactivists took to the streets at an Oprah event recently in Hamilton, Ontario. Our own Dan Perrins joined their ranks, challenging attendees to take a look at Oprah’s values.