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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Voices – James W.

Inspired by the "Me Too" movement, I would like to voice my own victim’s impact statement. For years, I have written to legislators, the courts, and to other "rights" organizations about the genital slicing that was forced on me shortly after my birth. I have written...

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Voices – Mark Wilder

For most of my life, circumcision was not an issue. I was circumcised, and I noticed one of my childhood friends was intact, but aside from that I didn’t give it much thought. Sometime in my mid-40s, however, I read an article about the unnecessary circumcision of...

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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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