"Become Big, and I'll Give You Something to Eat": Thoughts and Notes on Boyhood Sexual Health

  title={"Become Big, and I'll Give You Something to Eat": Thoughts and Notes on Boyhood Sexual Health},
  author={Diederik F. Janssen},
  journal={International Journal of Men's Health},
In the West, a long heritage of notions of healthy boyhood sexuality has come to inform its embodiment by boys. However, the applicability of a biomedical paradigm to boyhood sexuality is greatly restrictive if it is oblivious to the worldwide variety of indigenous customs and practices that inform boys’ experience of their bodies and their sexual practices. This article presents a sample of the wide range of practices associated with boys’ sexual bodies and argues in favor of an… 
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