The first time I came into real-life contact with an uncircumcised penis was several years ago. Up until then it was something I’d only seen online as some bizarre curiosity to me, an American woman.
A friend would ask, “Have you seen an uncircumcised penis?” Then, we’d gather around a computer as the… More »
A group of artists and anti-circumcision activists in Italy have taken to Kickstarter to promote their awareness campaign to end circumcision forever. Vincenzo Aiello is the Italian artist behind this awareness movement, and he’s the president of Foregen, a non-profit “founded to research and implement regenerative medical therapies for circumcised males.” I was unaware that… More »
As a millennial who came of age at a time when dance movies weren’t just a tired trope and Channing Tatum wasn’t yet a thing, I am personally incredibly invested in the general goings-on of one particular boy band: B2K. A lot must have happened to them in the mere 11 years it’s been since… More »
You know how sometimes you go to the hairdresser asking for just a trim, but you worry that they’ll get chop-happy and cut off more than you asked for? Well, imagine that happening to your penis.
A man named Johnny Lee Banks Jr. recently went to the hospital for a routine circumcision (in… More »
Oh hai, Internet. This post is not an invitation to rage forth in the epic battle about circumcision. I am merely posing a question to you: is it kinda inappropriate for a nurse to write about your kid’s procedures on Facebook? A pediatric nurse in Spokane, Washington, wrote this on her Facebook page, which was… More »
n case you missed the story last October, 30-year-old Keemonta Peterson was arrested after performing a DIY circumcision on her three-month-old son. Inspired by a passage in the Bible, she decided to perform one herself after watching some YouTube video tutorials. (These exist?) The boy was badly injured, but doctors were able to save his… More »
Snip away, San Francisco! A judge ruled yesterday that the city cannot vote on whether to ban circumcision on the ballot next election. The ban, which was spearheaded by activist Lloyd Schofield, would have made “genital mutilation” of minors punishable by a $1,000 fine or a year in prison. The Jewish community was meshuggenah about… More »
“Circumcision is barbaric and stupid. Who are you to correct nature? Is it real that GOD requires a donation of foreskin? Babies are perfect … I love my Jewish friends, I love the apples and the honey and the funny little hats but stop cutting yr babies … I will always stand for the perfection… More »