Tag Archives: intersex

American Female Genital Mutilation: Would You Even Know?


I dislike tabloid journalism and am revolted every time I pass through the check-stand at the market.  However, I had believed Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) (removal of the clitoris in most cases) was practiced only in primitive, male dominated societies where literacy was … Continue reading

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Alice Dreger: Yanomamö and more


Alice Dreger (http://www.alicedreger.com/home.html) is one of the more interesting people I’ve run into on the net.  I originally downloaded her article, “Darkness’s Descent on the American Anthropological Association” an investigation into the brouhaha surrounding Patrick Tierney’s “Darkness in El Dorado,” … Continue reading

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