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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 — Kent Leatham

(image copyright Kent Leatham, 2020) I've been writing public articles about — and against — routine infant circumcision in America for several years now. I primarily tend to focus on my own experiences — questions, regrets, and trauma, along with the more basic...

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Voices — Elise Wicklund

I have four children, and two of them are boys. Paxton, who is older, is circumcised; his younger brother, Jaxon, is not. The story behind this is a painful one for me to tell, but it's also one of hope: Brothers don't have to "match." Before Paxton was born, I knew...

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Voices — Lawn Griffiths

I crossed the threshold of awareness that I had been circumcised when I was about 12. Running naked on the farm driveway was a second cousin, who was about 6. His penis was remarkably pointed and tubelike, yet somehow covered. I learned he and his brothers were not...

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Voices — Marci Eggers

There are such strong opinions on newborn circumcision. If the topic ever came up, which it did more often than one would think, there was usually negativity about intact boys. I didn’t have reason to worry about such things until I realized that I would someday have...

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Voices — Sergio Serratto

When my first child was on the way, we met with the doctor for the usual checkups to make sure the pregnancy was going smoothly. In all those months, we never thought about circumcising the baby if it turned out to be a boy. At all. It never came up in our meetings...

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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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