First Penis Transplant In US
A man who had to have his penis removed because of cancer just received the first penis transplant in the US.
Thomas Manning, 64, a bank courier from Halifax, Mass., underwent the 15-hour transplant operation on May 8 and 9. The organ came from a deceased donor.
“I want to go back to being who I was,” Mr. Manning said on Friday in an interview in his hospital room. Sitting up in a chair, happy to be out of bed for the first time since the operation, he said he felt well and had experienced hardly any pain.
Here’s the entire article
. It really is amazing, but they are monitoring him because this is all so new.
Man Who Fractured His Penis
Here’s the story of a 32 year old man who fractured his penis during sex. And he describes what it was like the moment it happened.
The 32-year-old was rushed to hospital in New Delhi after he heard a loud ‘snapping sound’ during ‘vigorous’ sexual intercourse – and then felt severe pain.
When he arrived at hospital his penis was bent at an odd angle and had turned completely black.
. It’s a long, but fascinating, article. Other examples are given, too.
Male Duck Face
In a totally unrelated story, on a much lighter note from the gay presses, here’s a story about male duck face. Frankly, I’ve been seeing this a lot on Twitter and I never really paid much attention to it before.
According to the all-knowing Wikipedia, “duck face” is “a trend of photographic pose, which is well known on profile pictures in social networks. Lips are pressed together as in a pout and often with simultaneously sucked cheeks.”
You can check this out here
, where there is a series of male duck face photos.
I still don’t get it…other than the fact that it shows how some people will do anything to be part of the crowd. And this is, indeed, “anything.”