Forcefully removing that which we have no right to remove.
Brian Leaf thinks insisting a son’s genitals must match his father’s is a ridiculous assertion to start with.
Scott Posey originally wanted to have his newborn son circumcised, but, after he honestly asked himself why, his opinion started to change…
It’s proposed as a public health measure, but it’s just another weak rationalization. Ali A. Rizvi breaks down the reasons why.
Brian D. Earp is strongly against FGM, but he doesn’t think the campaign to end genital mutilation should end with females.
Renee Lute is asking for one thing in regards to the circumcision debate: Respect her and her husbands choice as parents.
Brian Earp believes circumcision is worth talking about. And he would like Mr. Stern and the editors of Slate to know why.
Aubrey Hardwick decided she “needed a damn good reason to throw a piece of her babies in the garbage.” Savas Abadsidis discusses the dilemma of unnecessary circumcision of boys with he
Kenny Neal Shults wants to take “An un-serious look at a the serious subject of why we circumcise our kids with two short comic films that poke fun at American secular circumcision.”
Tom Gualtieri says, “the odds being 5 in every 100 are not the kind of odds I would to take a bet on should I have a son.”
Comedian Kenny Shults gets historical, emotional, and, of course, funny—about some very difficult and controversial topics.
Tom Gualtieri voices his opinions on male circumcision in part two of his series, Our Bodies, Our Choices.
Will you have your infant boy circumcised? If not, do you think people should be able to retain the right for religious rituals, or should the practice be banned all together? What if male circumcision took place late in life instead of at infancy?
There’s nothing quite like a good short poem to punch you in the gut. Joshua Wood’s piece does just that.
Chicago Bulls star, Derrick Rose, is back, but for how long? His comments and actions hint at bigger issues. – Chicago Bulls’ point guard Derrick Rose was on the court Monday night for the first time[Read More…]
Three social facts guarantee it won’t be long before the nation’s attention focuses on another divided community that yet again reveals the permanence of racism.
When we need a mindfulness bell to bring us back to the essentials, paring down is that bell for Leo Babauta. Here’s how.
Keith Yeung may be a relationship-virgin, but he’s had his fair share of experiences with love, and he’d like to share some of the observations he’s made and lessons he’s learned throughout the years.
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Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.
A brain hemorrhage led to a life-changing stroke for Ade Djajamahardja at age 42. First came the fear. And then came his new life.
Yeah, white people riot. Over pumpkins. And sports.
Hero Construction Company’s Adam Hartley investigates how we can all strive to be more heroic in our daily lives.
K.C. Procter knows how easy it is to get caught up in a self-centered lifestyle. But if we do that, as parents, how will we teach our kids to be grateful?
Kenneth Patricio sees #Ferguson as a microcosm of the struggles of a larger world.
Dillan DiGiovanni talks about the days when the body image monster doesn’t win.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
We lose a lot and we lose hard. And it hurts. But we still have the advantage.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).