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Illustrations by Jennifer Klepacki from The Piercing Bible: The Definitive 

Guide to Safe Body Piercing by Elayne Angel

Point #70: When is Piercing Mutilation? – Paul King

By Paul King APP Treasurer Considering Female Genital Piercing as “Female Genital Mutilation” in the United Kingdom The Current UK Situation On March 19, 2015, the London Evening Standard published Martin Bentham’s article online, “Women with Vagina Piercings to be Classed […]

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Arkansas Legislation

Point #63: Arkansas Legislation

By Misty Forsberg

When it comes to discussing what has taken place with the legislative changes in Arkansas, I still feel a little uneasy

South Australian Body Mod Laws

Point #62: Legislation Update – South Australia

By Kimberly Zapata On November 15, 2012 the South Australian government passed a new law—and tougher penalties—regarding the piercing, tattooing or modifying of minors. This new

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Point #61: New York Legislation Update: New Law Requires Parental Consent for Body Piercing

by Kimberly Zapata On July 30, 2012, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a new law into effect that will require all minors in the state

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Point #60: Legislative Update

By Mike Martin After a great conference I have been having so many thoughts and I’m trying to sort things out. One realization that became quite clear is

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Point #60: To Pierce a Minor

By Jezebel Voule I live in a land with no legislation of the piercing field. A land where tattoo artists are regulated and need to be licensed, but

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