Not even an Aboriginal ritual, regardless of my son´s ancestors, was an excuse to cut my son´s doodle.
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.”
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?
A diverse group of men who are opposed to circumcision share a common, if unorthodox, mission—to restore their foreskins.
The taboos around our bodies, and around the vagina, in particular, allow shame to flourish. Could embracing the vagina eradicate sexual violence?
Nilofar Ansher questions some of the questioning in the circumcision debate
Tom Gualtieri of The Weeklings believes men should advocate for choice when it comes to their bodies.
Whether childhood circumcision is acceptable or not is an ethical question, not a medical one. Chuck Ross asks, why did we ever circumcise boys?
[Full disclosure: I have published portions of this post elsewhere while researching libidos for a different project.] Having nattered on a bit about cultural conceptions of libido and how it affects men, I wanted to go a little deeper into the deeply broken ideas about women’s libidos that are part of our cultural discourse. One…