Intact America’s newsfeed (a.k.a. weblog) contains a wide variety of timely topics divided into categories, including essays, events, press releases, our new Voices series, and much more. Below is a compilation of all our recent posts.

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Pride 2020

Join Our Intactivist Pride Virtual Event! Pride 2020 events have been cancelled around the country, but Intact America is making it easy for you to come out as a Proud Intactivist from the safety of your home. Here’s how: Download and print your “PROUD INTACTIVIST”...

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Voices — James F. Verrees, M.D., FACOG

A number of years ago, I remember delivering a baby boy, and the first thing the father asked me was, "When can he be circumcised"? The father seemed panicked. I'd never seen anything like it before. He truly seemed in an uproar that something was terribly wrong with...

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How COVID-19 Can Help Break the Circumcision Cycle

The United States is now the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, and our medical resources are stretched thin. There is a shortage of health care professionals to care for the thousands of terribly ill COVID-19 patients who have flooded our hospitals, which...

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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...

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Voices — H Smith

I was born and raised on an isolated farm in East Africa, a descendant of a Boer War veteran who settled there in the early 20th century. My younger brother and I seldom saw other children. At the age of six, I was sent to boarding school. I can still remember the...

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Voices — Amanda Bunch

I believe strongly that baby boys should not be circumcised. For me this is an issue of personal choice, a basic human right that a baby can’t claim for himself. I first thought seriously about this in my twenties when I read an article in a body modification e-zine....

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Voices — David Arnold

I am 77 years old. It has taken me a lifetime to deal with the consequences of the trauma of my circumcision as a newborn infant in 1942. For most of my life, the earliest memory I had of my mother was when we were traveling on a railroad train across the western...

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Redesigned website

Intact America is proud to announce that we have launched our new website! It took a long time, but it looks FANTASTIC! We are grateful to all who made it happen: Stephen Patterson, Intact America's Director of Constituent Outreach; Erica DeJoannis, a Washington-based...

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Voices – Marilyn Milos, RN

Since her days as a hospital floor nurse more than 35 years ago, Marilyn Milos, RN, has been at the front of the fight to end forced circumcision in the U.S. She founded the National Organization of Circumcision Resource Centers (NOCIRC), now Genital Autonomy –...

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Voices – Joshua Armitage

When I became an intactivist, I found that simply bringing up the subject with others provoked responses falling into one of two categories: disgust, horror, and disbelief; or entrenchment and defensiveness. If this person was a circumcised man, the reaction would be...

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