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?
Months after the twin towers collapsed, Thomas Fiffer’s life imploded. It took him years to figure out why.
Leo Babauta has some advice on how to avoid creating a mountain of clutter.
The answer to the question depends on who’s talking.
Jordan Gray wants to challenge the way you think about romance in long-term relationships, while giving you some simple, actionable tips.
Big Bird has some surprising sage advice for talking to kids about death.
I was asked to sign the Terms of Surrender without being given the full story of custody and child support.
Dennis Gilsdorf remembers a time when shame was his primary identity.
A Gen Y writer says that his generation is more than selfies and Snapchat. They are capable of adult love.
I’ve made a mess of relationships because I was so busy trying to protect women from aggression that I completely overlooked the one thing they were dying for from me.
After realizing I was using women to fill an internal void, I gave them up completely and discovered three surprises about myself.
U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.
Salon.com thinks that millenials may need to beta-test marriage. Jean Fitzpatrick thinks couples can make the marriage they want.
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.