Good News: Circumcision, Cease-Fires, City Transit, and More

The World Health Organization approved a nonsurgical circumcision device for adult males, which involves a rubber band. The New York Times explains that “For a heterosexual man in countries where AIDS is common, being circumcised lowers the chance of getting infected by about 60 percent.” For more about circumcision and HIV risk, click here.


Book Review: The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

Paulette Mahurin’s The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap was not a great book by any stretch of the imagination. It really could have been stellar, but it fell short for me.

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Dispatches From Ladyblogland: Entertainment Edition

Greetings, one and all. Shall we take a stroll through a few internet neighborhoods and see what’s been happening in Ladyblogland? This week’s feminist dispatches center around our entertainment.