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“Born Complete”: International Hypocrisy Day 2019

by Georganne Chapin On Wednesday, February 6, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) rolled out — with much digital fanfare — International Zero Tolerance Day for Female Genital Mutilation.” After scanning the promo, I’m inspired to suggest a few alternative...

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Voices – Damon Favor

“Taking a whole baby home was way harder than I ever thought it would be. Protecting a whole baby was hard, too.” I don't know how old I was when I first discovered what the word “circumcision” meant, but from my earliest memories, I knew I didn't like it. I could...

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Voices – Paul G., M.D.

Even sixty-four years later, I can still remember the seemingly trivial conversation between my father and I that devastated my sexual integrity and eliminated my trust in my father’s benevolence towards me. It happened in late winter when I was eight years old, just...

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Voices – Robert Clover Johnson

It was my third week in a Bioenergetics/Primal Therapy Intensive in Washington, D.C. when Barbara Brennan, my facilitator, taught me how to go through the motions of a temper tantrum. I was thirty years old and in my “normal” life I was perceived to be a...

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Do You Know: Why intactivists need to speak out, and come out?

Not a week goes by without somebody asking me: “How did you get involved in this cause (intactivism)?” I tell them I cannot abide the injustice that allows doctors and parents to remove an important body part from their infant sons. Similarly, not a week goes by...

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Voices – Deborah Maia

I knew nothing about circumcision until I was planning to have a baby back in 1983. I was 31 years old, living in New Haven, Connecticut, and married to a Jewish man. My husband, Richard, and I knew right away we wanted a home birth, and fortunately we found two...

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