Nov 20

San Francisco’s attempt to outlaw circumcision of minors and how it advances the cause of respecting the bodies of all children

“Those who say banning male circumcision crosses a line that banning female circumcision does not, need to confront their bias. If removing a foreskin without consent is ok, why isn’t it ok to remove portions of a girl’s clitoral hood without consent or even in the case of older girls with consent?”

Full article here:  http://www.circumcisionandhiv.com/2010/11/san-franciscos-attempt-to-outlaw-circumcision-of-minors-and-how-it-advances-the-cause-of-respecting-.html

Nov 03

Surveying the Benefits of the Intact Penis

“There are an increasing number of American parents who are saying “no” to routine circumcision. This positive choice gives boys increased health and lifetime benefits. While the circumcision rates continue to decline in the United States, those who choose “foreskin-friendly” parenting find themselves in contrast of the greater circumcising culture. This can cause increased uncertainty about decisions of circumcision. Because of the cultural myths relating to circumcision, even physicians can provide inaccurate and misleading information on the importance of the foreskin, its health benefits and vital roles to optimum sexual function, and proper hygiene and care for intact boys and men.”

Full article here:  http://www.thewholenetwork.org/demystifying-the-foreskin.html