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Point #71: Help Save Sailor Sid! – Paul King

Paul King Committee Chairperson & APP Treasurer Over Memorial Day Weekend, the Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M), with cooperation from the Association of Professional Piercer’s Body Piercing Archive (APP, BPA) launched a month-long fundraising campaign for the preservation of piercing pioneer […]

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Point #71: In the Office-Josh Prentice – Caitlin McDiarmid

Caitlin McDiarmid APP Administrator     “I began by getting pierced in a shop in Alabama and becoming friends with the people working there. I worked as receptionist for a short stint

Point #71: Al D. Sowers-The Man Behind the Scholarship – Shorty

Shorty Member, Ink & Pistons Editor’s Note: In order to write this article Shorty spoke to Al’s colleagues and friends. This article was possible in part to the verbal contributions

Point #71: APP’s New Secretary – Aaron Pollack

Aaron Pollack Flying Tiger Tattoo Hello Point Readers! I am honored to have been selected as the incoming secretary for the APP. I will be taking over the role

Point #71: Environmental Criteria Update

Dear APP Members, The Association of Professional Piercers Membership Committee and Board of Directors thanks you for being a part of our organization. In response to overwhelming demand from

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Point #70: The APP wants to thank North Bay Bioscience

The APP wants to thank North Bay Bioscience, LLC

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Point #70: Announcement of Body Piercing Archive

ANNOUNCING THE APP BODY PIERCING ARCHIVE

Paul King Committee Chairperson and APP Treasurer Anyone who has sat in on one of my classes knows my passion for recovering and preserving our

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Point #70: WHEN IS PIERCING MUTILATION? UK CONCERN COMPLICATES A GLOBAL ISSUE

By Paul King APP Treasurer

Considering Female Genital Piercing as “Female Genital Mutilation” in the United Kingdom

The Current UK Situation

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Point #69: In Memorium – Raelyn Gallina

By James Weber On September 6, 2014, the body modification industry lost one of its pioneers. After a long battle with cancer, Raelyn Gallina passed away. In

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Point #67: Is Triclosan Safe?

By Kimberly Zapata Triclosan is an antibacterial agent found in various consumer products, from hand soap to shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and clothing and kitchenware. As piercers,

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