In contrast to the controversy surrounding a proposed anti-gay bill, there is some positive news coming from Uganda: female genital mutilation has been banned, with those caught in the practice facing 10 years to life in prison. [CNN]
A professor at my college told me that I shouldn't feel as though I could make a judgment about FGM because I didn't understand the way that sex practices work there and what men and women find attractive during sex. Her words: "Here, sex is more...wet and juicy, while sex there is hot and dry."
I dunno. Violence is violence.