Generally: Kudos on a

Generally: Kudos on a thorough and useful zine! While I do not possess a cervix, I've passed it on to a few people who do and I thought would find this useful or interesting.

As a male-bodied person, though, I found it a little disappointing that your main discussion about males and HPV focused on the low risk of male-bodied cancer and didn't mention once the potential of transmitting high-risk HPV to a partner; later on, in a section that seemed to be written for female-bodied people (being that they are the ones getting pap smears and possibly subsequent DNA testing), you mentioned the potential for transmitting high-risk HPV to a partner, and the implications for their future partners. That's a really uncomfortable message for someone who wants the penis-wearers to take responsibility as well (and for this one who is doing his best to do so). I was also surprised that the fact that the burden of handling all questions of sexual health is placed--once again--squarely on the shoulders of women, went unmentioned.

I know it's a tough subject: PCR testing for men is more or less unheard-of, and if you don't know if you're infected, what can you do? It seems worth of discussion to me, though, at the very least.

Thanks for all your hard work, though!


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