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Do You Know? is a regular column in our newsletter concerning foreskin, penis, and circumcision information. Each one speaks informatively about a specific topic, including the penis, foreskin, sex, erectile dysfunction, ridged band and frenulum, restoration and rejuvenation, gliding action, UTIs, healthcare, intactivism, foreskin retraction, tissue piracy, and a myriad of other subjects.

Do You Know… About Yeast Infections?

Do You Know… About Yeast Infections?

By Marilyn Milos, RN Our bodies are covered with bacteria. Healthy bacteria protect our bodies and live in balance with yeast that also lives on our tissue. But certain substances we use for hygiene and even recreation can kill the good bacteria. These include:...

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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...

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Do You Know: Your voice is needed?

Each year, the month of June marks the national celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride in the United States. This year's Pride celebration in New York City is anticipated to be the largest ever, in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Despite how far...

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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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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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Do You Know: About harvesting foreskins for commercial use?

Sandra Bullock’s appearance on TheEllenShow in May featured – as “comedy” – the loathsome facts about turning infant foreskins into expensive beauty products designed to make their consumers look more youthful. This is the latest in a recurring story – which first...

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Do You Know: About Forced Foreskin Retraction – Part 2

Despite the warnings of experts – including the American Academy of Pediatrics – nearly half of intact American boys under 6 years old have had their foreskins forcibly retracted. It’s true. In the Spring of 2018, Intact America conducted a national survey of parents...

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Do You Know: About Intact America’s national surveys?

If you’ve been listening to the news lately, you know that data rules! And Intact America is working hard to get the data we need to change the way America thinks about circumcision. Intact America conducted its first nationwide opinion survey in 2014. That survey...

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