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Here is the compilation of posts I have made to address my observations, the latest media coverage, pertinent topics, and more. 

—Georganne Chapin, Executive Director

Georganne Chaplin - Intact America

“What Is Making These Guys So Angry”

We cannot deny that the increasing violence being perpetrated in America today is carried out by boys and men. "Mental illness" is invoked as an explanation, and "more mental health services" are proposed as a solution. Bigotry and hate – perhaps even more complex...

Do You Know: Why Lawsuits Won’t End MGC?

It seems so clear, right? Cutting a boy's genitals violates the U.S. Constitution, state and federal laws against sex-based discrimination, and statutes and regulations regarding the use of government funding for medically unnecessary services. It also meets...

Letter to an Unenlightened Urologist

On October 11, 2021, the New Yorker magazine published an essay by popular writer Gary Shteyngart, recounting how being circumcised when he was seven years old resulted in decades of misery and complications. On November 1, the magazine published three comments in...

Do You Know: The History of Racism in American Circumcision?

Do You Know: The History of Racism in American Circumcision?

At a time when human dignity is under assault in our nation and institutionally sponsored racial violence is escalating, I want to say that Intact America stands with those fighting for justice. I also want to talk about how racist myths and stigma have been used to...

A silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic?

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American College of Surgeons released an advisory recommending that that hospitals, health systems and surgeons "thoughtfully review all scheduled elective procedures with a plan to minimize, postpone, or cancel electively...

“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...

Dear Dr. Remley

CALLING THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (AAP) TO ACCOUNT  by Georganne Chapin Just about a year ago, after an article published in the journal Pediatrics called for minimizing painful medical procedures in children, Intact America launched a petition. As of last...