Just in case you haven’t seen it elsewhere, here’s a quick one.
Whatever your views on female genital mutilation–cutting of the clitoris and/or external genitalia–it’s probably safe to say that the psychological impact of having large genitals probably isn’t that serious (and if it is, well, that says more about the people looking, doesn’t it?). After all, we don’t lop off the glans of boys who have large penises, do we?
So mutilating small girls like this is pretty abhorrent. But it’s happening, at–of all places– Cornell University.
Under the guise of medical research.
And, well, that’s bad enough. But then the so-called urologist who does this then ‘follows up’ by stimulating the clits of these girls (their average age is four and a half, by the way), with what is essentially a vibrator.
I mean, sorry to say it, but what the fuck?
Are any of my readers based in Cornell? Can we talk about the Second Amendment?
PS. My previous entry has, coincidentally, an apposite title, but this is no joking matter.
YANG, J., FELSEN, D., & POPPAS, D. (2007). Nerve Sparing Ventral Clitoroplasty: Analysis of Clitoral Sensitivity and Viability The Journal of Urology, 178 (4), 1598-1601 DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2007.05.097