World Vasectomy Day 2016: Yes Virginia, Family Planning is for Men Too

Contrary to the hopes of those who care about an environmentally sustainable future for humanity and the biosphere, world population growth is actually speeding up, not slowing down.

According to the demographers at the respected Population Reference Bureau in Washington, D.C, approximately 90 million people have been added to the planet’s population since last year, at the average rate of 246,000 more humans (net, or births minus deaths) every single day.

Today is World Vasectomy Day!

Snip to Save the Earth

As a proud recipient of a vasectomy in 1997, a year after the birth of my second child, I am pleased to see that World Vasectomy Day (WVD) is now in its fourth year, scheduled for today, Friday, November 13.

Celebrating Responsible Men and Giving Them their Voice in Family Planning

In Iran, men wanting vasectomies won’t have access, now that the government has banned surgical, permanent birth control methods, and any “violators” will be punished.

World Vasectomy Day and its Role in Raising Awareness

During the 1980s, I was on the Planned Parenthood, Mar Monte, Board of Directors. Through its 36 health centers and 11 community locations, Mar Monte provides medical services and education programs to 29 Central California and Northern Nevada counties.