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 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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Do You Know: About Forced Foreskin Retraction? – Part 1

Unfortunately, parents who have taken a stand and said NO to the circumcision of their baby boys now have another worry: an iatrogenic* epidemic of Forced Foreskin Retraction (FFR), fueled by the same ignorance and phobias that have perpetrated the uniquely American...

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Do You Know: About circumcision revision surgery?

We know the rate of neonatal circumcision in the United States is slowly falling. In the meantime, the rate of circumcision "re-do's" — referred to in the medical literature as "circumcision revisions" — is rising. A lot. Circumcision revision surgery is both highly...

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Do You Know: Why Intact America loves Pride?

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, Intact America will have a BIG presence at NYC Pride — with a fabulous float traveling down 5th Avenue, and an informational booth at Pride Fest (the street fair), at the corner of Hudson and Bethune. Intactivists have been welcomed in the...

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Do You Know: About female genital mutilation?

Just as with male circumcision, there's a lot of myth and misinformation about female circumcision (also called female genital mutilation, female genital cutting, etc.). Intactivists know that cutting the healthy genitals of ANY child is wrong. But even some...

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Do You Know: About foreskin restoration?

This is the fifth in a series of informational essays by Marilyn Milos, RN, founder of the National Organization of Circumcision Resource Centers and a pioneer in the movement to end the forced circumcision of boys in the United States. The urge to seek what has been...

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Do You Know: About circumcision pain relief?

Do you know there is no safe and effective anesthetic for circumcising a newborn baby? In its February 2016 issue, Pediatrics published a study that found babies suffer pain from common medical procedures, such as heel pricks, and that the effects of the pain can last...

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