for the People: medical historian Sarah B. Rodriguez on the
history of female circumcision and clitoridectomy in the
USA; Oxford University Research Fellow Brian
Earp on the
medical and ethical implications of infant male circumcision
- Steven Svoboda of Attorneys for the Rights
of the Child talks with Maria Sanchez, March 17, 2014
- Toby Lichtig of the New Humanist discusses (0:40-9:40) his article
in the October 8, 2012 issue.
- The world has its say on BBC Radio 1, July 12, 2012
- Jewish mother Jenny Goodman discusses the German law
with an Imam on BBC Radio 4, June 29, 2012
- Glen Callender of CAN-FAP talks on Friendly
Fire (Newstalk 1010, 7:15 on) June 27, 2012
- Dr Ronald Goldman on Safe Space
Radio, May 23, 2012
- The Cut podcast; Q&As and
interviews from the tour of Cut: slicing through the myths of
- J. Steven Svoboda of Attorneys for the
Rights of the Child on Walden's Pond on September 26, 2010
- Georganne Chapin of Intact America
- Stephen Svoboda of Attorney's for the Rights of the
Child on Walden's Pond (starts 7'20" in),
December 25, 2011
- Matthew Hess (MGM Bill), David Maass et
al. on KPBS These Days (San Diego)
- Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon debates Rabbi Shmuley
Boteach, July 18, 2011
Rape of the Cock at the NZ Skeptics conference, 26 September
- Tina Kimmell tells Dr Winston about the San
Francisco MGM Bill on KUSF, November 25, 1010
- Ron Low of TLC Tugger with Howard Stern,
March 29, 2011 (save 24Mb file to local computer before playing)
- The Holy Atheist, Stevie Ray Fromstein, attempts to talk his cousin out of having
her future son circumcised (50:21, 92.2MB).
- "The Rape of the Cock" Epic poem, illustrated
- Two doctors tell Men Do Complain why they
object to circumcising.
- Anti FGC pioneer Prof Dr Tobe Levin draws the parallels between male
and female cutting, in Cologne, May 7, 2014
- Dr Christopher Guest tells The Whole Story.
- Stefan Molyneux tells The Truth About Circumcision
- A powerful documentary from South Africa
about botches and deaths from tribal circumcision.
- "Als Jude sage ich, Beschneidung ist ein
barbarischer Akt" ["As a Jew I say circumcision is a barbaric
act".] Austrian scientist Jerome Segal
- Die Beschneidung und der Weihnachtsbaum
(English subtitles: Circumcision and the Christmas Tree)
- Snijden in eigen vlees (Cutting
own Flesh - in Dutch only)
- Lena Nyhus of Intact Denmark interviews a Muslim who did not circumcise
(In Danish with English subtitles).
- Videos from Genital Integrity Awareness Week,
Washington DC, April 2013:
- Videos from the Helsinki Symposium on Genital Autonomy,
September 30 - October 3, 2012:
- Videos from the Berkeley Symposium on Genital Autonomy,
29-31 July, 2010:
- Duncan Trussell and Joe Rogan pull no punches (NSFW), October 8,
- Reactions to the German court decision:
- Rally at the Cologne courthouse on
the first anniversary of the decision, including Dr. Wolfram Hartmann,
President of the German Pediatric Society, May 7,2013
- Beschneidungsdebatte aus Perspektive des
Kinderschutzes (Circumcision debate from a child-protection
perspective) Eran Sadeh, Founder, "Protect the Child",
Israel (in English) (in Hebrew)
- A debate at Victoria University of Wellington
Centre for Public Law (1:04:15 low-res, poor sound), August
- Reactions to the 2012 AAP circumcision policy:
- An open letter from Canada to Angela Merkel.
- Bonobo3D's excellent series of videos
- (In Hebrew) ????? ????? ??? ???? ??? ??? ??? ???? ?????
??? ???? (Eight Reasons the Intact Penis Is Better than the
- San Franciscans thank Germany for the
Cologne court ruling (mit deutschen Untertiteln)
- David Smith of NORM-UK pwns the latest prostate cancer claim,
March 18, 2012
- Freedom0speech's YouTube rebuttal of the CDC's
campaign, December 20, 2010
- en français (mit deutcher Überstimme) Leben
ohne Vorhaut - "Meine Beshneidung" Comic von Riad Sattouf
- Circoncision, escroquerie, acte de torture
et de barbarie
- Freedom0speech pwns The Doctors
- and genital mutilation makes LatumWay incredibly angry
- Nick Zayas made "Snip-Snip"
(NSFW) to help understand being intact.
- Xicto describes the difference circumcision makes to sex
as she experiences it.
- Joe Rogan and guests chew the fat against circumcision
(NSFW), March 18, 2012
- Dr Spock says (2'33") "Leave his poor little penis alone."
- Classic panel discussion with Dr Ed Wallerstein
- Lauren Ross on "The Most Popular Surgery" (40:00
in, 40:00 long, HIV debunked at 51:00)
- Ryan McAllister unveils The Elephant in the Hospital
- Philospher Dr Diana Hsieh's Rationally Selfish video blog -
very plain-spoken and straightforward.
- 19 year old SpinCycleSubmission talks about foreskin
restoration, October 8, 2010
- Text-to-movie: Magic foreskin
- Davey Wavey wants his foreskin back, June 26,
- Meridian Frost on the
Brutality of God: Genital Mutilation on YouTube
- Betty Dodson and Carlin Ross on the Sanctity of the Foreskin
- Egyptian women defend FGC / North Dakota
boys defend MGC, October 12, 2011
- Your penis is normal, circumcising it wasn't
- an answer to Planned Parenthood's "Different is Normal"
- Confessions of a circumcised American dad
who changed his mind between sons. From the WHOLE Network.
- Reality Check debate.
- A medical student describes watching two circumcisions without anaesthetic.
- Jason Paige of "Blood Sweat & Tears"
describes the horror of his own bris, and
his mother, Charlie Paige on her
- Ron Low's "Grow It Back Again" as broadcast
on the Jay Thomas show.
- Rap! Leave those babies alone!
- A healthy dose of doubt
- Christopher Hitchens schools rabbi on
- Craig Ferguson pwns Dr Lisa Masterson
from The Doctors
- A really angry Ujames on Circumcision and HIV, December
- Sofiarune knows
her science and statistics, December 2010
- 1997: "On Assignment" Comprehensive Maine
- Desmond Morris on (Islamic) male genital cutting.
- Dr Dean Edell on full disclosure in scientific research with
religious implications (sound only)
- Joseph Campbell with some basic
- mediaoverloadbillion says
- College student and stripper Jamie Stroud talks about being intact.
- Morton Downey Jr show of the early
1990s. Much heat, some light.
- This is not new: Intactivist demonstrations of the 1990s
- Israeli documentary, Circumcision \ a film by Ari
- Interview with William Stowell and his
lawyer, David Llewellyn about Stowell's successful lawsuit.
Also at YouTube.
- Comedian and NORM-UK patron Alan Cumming interviewed briefly
about circumcision and foreskin restoration.
- Dr Bob Sears on intact vs circumcised care
- it's easier to leave them alone.
- Mr Paul Barman delivers an Intactivist Rap (sound only)
- "Mario's Law" Mother and Her Miami
Lawyer Want Law Preventing Hospital Circumcisions
- Circumcision and HIV
- Circumcision Information Australia
- Peaceful Parenting
- Rolling Doughnut
- Intact Ameria's blog
- Intact by Default
- Banned from Baby Showers
- Gloria LeMay
- The Front Porch Swing
- Fondation FarReach/FarReach Foundation
- Ending Unnecessary Male Circumcision in the
- The Emperor's New Cock (UK)
- Circumcison Doctors Australia
- Intactivists of Australasia
- Restoring Tally: A father talks with his son about infant
- Men Do Complain - its very title
dispels one myth, and it avoids the c-word.
- Choose Intact
- Intact News
- Circumcision Insanity - mainly
Facebook messages from unrepentant mothers of babies undergoing re-circumcision,
and mothers who hate the idea but think circumcision is inevitable.
- Jim Thornton's Ripe Tomato blog tells how
- Kurt T describes how he learnt What
- Mindofown tells What it's like to have an intact penis
- The Barefoot Intactivist
- Intactivist Blog
- Birth Takes a Village
- Women are victims too
- A feminist-friendly male's blog: Male Circumcision or Women’s Health, Not
Both: The Case of Zambia
- A mother of 8, "Beaupotamus", writes how she
"suddenly became a mama bear".
- The Whole Baby Revolution
- Cogito on Why I will never attend a Brit Milah
- with a statistical demolition of the "Circumcision clears HPV faster"
Intacto Includes the
NOCIRC video subtitled in Spanish. (Vas a ver el video de
NOCIRC subtitulado en español a la mitad de la
página. Espero que todos los padres lo vean antes de tomar la
- La circuncisión en República Dominicana
- Droit au Corps un blog en français
- A blog in Hindi
Säg Nej till Omskärelse av Pojkar
Omskärelse av små pojkar är barbari
Svårt att säga nej till en sed med historia
- An article in
Farsi (Persian) (NSFW
- Kozy Converstions Penile Adhesions
- A mother of 11 who circumcised the first two then
changed her mind: One Day at a Time
- A mother of three who changed her mind after
the first two, on tactics.
- A circumcised father of an intact son: Should
- Mothering.com The Case Against Circumcision No
discussion of religion, sexuality or foreskin restoration allowed - Hamlet
without the Prince of Denmark - hence:
- The Case Against Circumcision
- The Case Against Infant Circumcision
- An anti-circumcision
- Informed Parenting offers 5 reasons parents give for choosing
circumcision, and why those reasons are not valid
- Bobby Earle describes his son's post-operative pain.
- Peachy Keen apologises to her son,
November 21, 2010
by Oddity includes an
interview with the webmaster of this site.
Circumcision by Jim in Ontario
- An Australian father whose son was
circumcised contrary to his wishes.
- A Soggy Mom's thoughtful posts.
- A Jewish
critic of circumcision, The
- Miss Candy's Perfect Phallus ( a
- Foreskin (photos only, mainly
young models, NSFW)
- The real reason you're circumcised
- Attack of the Devil (15 mins):
Circumcising Robot Jesus was not a good idea ...
- Classic video: Craig Ferguson simplifies the options for Dr
- Trevor Moore: God Hates The Tips of Little Babies' Dicks
- Rap: Jewish rapper MC Paul Barman's "Circumcision" (words)
- Joe Rogan talks circumcision
- Standup comedian Robert Coyle at Finnegan's
Wake, August 2013
- Bryan O'Gorman Religion &
- The Circumcision Spectacula on Srsly Wrong,
June 9, 2014, such gentle satire of the advocates it's easy to miss.
- Messed-Up Bible Stories - actually
hardly messed-up at all.
- Mitchell & Webb, "God, Abraham & Isaac"
- Dark Matter 2525: Penis, meet knife
- God and Moses
- Esquire: How to Settle the Circumcision
Debate with Your Spouse
- The Holy Foreskin
- Nurse Yvonne Snippett eulogises Stephen Lewis
- The Coventant of Abraham from God's point of view at Stuff God Hates
- Sick humour at Encyclopedia Dramatica, but mainly
illustrating the sickness of circumcision.
- Mom Talks Circumcision on Youtube.
- Nation's Creepy Middle School Gym Teachers
Also Come Out In Favor Of Circumcision in The Onion,
September 26, 2012
- The Toronto Circumcision Clinic's Medical Ethics page
- Allison Oligschlaeger says why rates are falling in Utah, in the Salt Lake City Times, September 16, 2015
- Azeen Ghorayshi asks "Should doctors operate on Intersex babies"
in Buzzfeed, August 6, 2015
- "Amy Wright Glenn reviews the Hironimus/Nebus case in
the Philly Voice, May 22, 2015
- Eli Ungar-Sargon reviews
"Celebrating Brit Shalom" in Tikkun, May 8, 2015
- Spoony Quine asks: The foreskin: why is it such a secret in
North America? on GreenMedInfo, April 28, 2015
- Morten Frisch say it's Time for U.S. Parents to
Reconsider the Acceptability of Infant Male Circumcision in
the Huffington Post, April 9, 2015
- Spoony Quine on Child Circumcision as culture-based
ignorance, fetish and psecudoscience on the Mad Science
Writer blog, March 27, 2015
- Rob Darby powerfully dismantles the whole "benefits
vs risks" mindset in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal,
March 3, 2015
- Rebecca Steinfeld says male circumcision is a feminist issue too,
March 4, 2015
- Jessica Wapner recounts the troubled history of the foreskin,
February 24, 2015
- Brian Earp explains why male and female cutting are equally
- "Doleful Alliances" a review in English by Mogis e.V. of
"Haut ab! - Haltungen zur rituellen Beschneidung"
(Snip it! Stances on Ritual Circumcision) at the Jewish Museum in
Berlin, December 21, 2014.
- Kate Tietje lists 8 Reasons Why You Should Reconsider
Circumcision in Modern Alternative Mama, November 6, 2014
- ckalcich tells how her episiotomy made her an Intactivist
in Birth Boot Camp, June 20, 2014
- A young Muslim speaks against circumcision at The Real Singapore, October
- Stating the obvious, Robert Darby, PhD writes To avoid circumcision complications, avoid
circumcision in the July-August 2014 issue of the Canadian
Urological Association Journal | Journal de l'Association des urologues
- Avraham Burg asks Is this the generation that rejects
circumcision? in Haaretz, August 29, 2014
- Fezisa Mdibi speaks out against her Xhosa tradition
in the Guardian, August 28, 2014
- Camila Bassi offers a Marxist perspective, August 24,
- Lew Rockwell makes a strong and detailed case on Libertarianism and Circumcision,
June 27, 2014
- Lisa Braver Moss asks Brit Shalom familes: where's the Controversy?
on the Huffington Post, June 26, 2014
- Kathy Vaccaro tells The Stir why she left her son intact, June
- Botch lawyer David Llewellyn tells the New Times most doctors ignorant of male genitaliaMay
- Francelle Wax on her film "American Secret" in the
Jewish Quarterly, April 2014
- P Z Myers demolishes the latest Brian Morris study
in Pharyngula, April 11, 2014.
- Jennifer Anderson tells why she did not circumcise though she is
Jewish, in Our Muddy Boots, March 26, 2014
- Alan Cumming tells Drew Grant why he's
against circumcision in The Observer, March 19, 2014
- Bioethicist Alice Dreger asks "Why Circumcise Perfectly Healthy Penises?"
in the Pacific Standard, March 17, 2014
- Laurie says why doulas should discourage circumcision
in Doula Sharing, on March 2, 2014
- Taylor Newman rethought circumcision and tells why she's over this "Boy's Club",
in Babble, February 20, 2014
- Brian Earp says it's time to confront the double standard
between Female genital mutilation (FGM) and male circumcision on
Practical Ethics, February 18, 2014
- Lisa Braver Moss asks if choosing not to circumcise is the last
frontier of Jewish inclusion? in the JWeekly of February 13,
- Morten Frisch discusses the circumcision divide between Denmark and
Israel in the Copenhagen Post, January 24, 2014
- Victor Schonfeld discusses the making of his film "It's A Boy!"
in the Jerusalem Post, January 23, 2014
- Amy Wright Glenn on Circumcision, cultural bias and the question
of consent, January 14, 2013
- Dawn on what happened after the doctor told her he wouldn't feel a thing,
with photographs, in Everything Birth, April 27, 2013
- Uri Misgav challenges the connection between Judaism
and circumcision in Haaretz, January 2, 2014
- "Yeshiel Weiss" who is Othodox, argues from
Torah that Brit Milah is a human rights violation,
December 4, 2013
- Dr Rebecca Steinfeld argues for child rights over infant circumcision
in Haaretz, November 26, 2013
- Mama Queenly explains why she circumcised her first son but not her
second on Birth Without Fear, November 21, 2013
- Shawn Stark tells how he followed his heart to give his son a Brit
Shalom on Beyond the Bris, October 16, 2013
- Rebecca James offers a commonsense approach from a Christian
viewpoint, September 12, 2013
- Nancy Besser Selfridge tells how she learnt how much circumcision had damaged
her son, May 18, 2013
- Elie Jesner wrestles inconclusively with his
son's bris in the Jewish Daily Forward, May 7, 2012
- Interview with Francelle Wax about her film "American Secret" in the
Friendly Atheist, May 1, 2013
- Semanimis praises choice in Viva Hodie, Ferbruary 25, 2013
- Choose Intact notes how "voluntary" and "adult" are being forgotten
in Africa, and a ridiculous euphemism, February 13, 2013
- Laurent Sardi, Assistant Professor of Sociology at
Quinnipiac University College, considers the Neonatal Circumcision Debate,
January 31, 2013
- Is "to cut or not to cut" really even a question,
asks Jen Suter on RoShamBaby, on January 21, 2013
- Leo Milgrom asks Chief Rabbi Bent Lexneter for his
foreskin back, Jan 19, 2013 (translated from Danish)