for the People, with Sarah B. Rodriguez, medical historian and lecturer
in global health and bioethics at Northwestern University, to talk
about about her book “Female Circumcision and Clitoridectomy in the
United States: A History of a Medical Treatment." And we'll discuss the
medical and ethical implications of infant male circumcision with Brian
Earp, University of Oxford Research Fellow in Science and Ethics.
- 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).
- 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)
- 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
- This and 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
- 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)