In Memory of the Sexually Mutilated Child
By Quinn Ambriel Baker
"STOP!!" (Cartoon by Steve Breen)
PHOTOGRAPHS [See also POSTERS.]
33 Photographs of the Intact Adult Male Foreskin
Baby being circumcised in U.S. hospital
Baby right after being circumcised
Baby strapped to Circumstraint
CARV (Citizens Against Ritual Violence)
Circumcised baby with bandaged penis
Circumciser tearing baby's foreskin from his glans
"Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity."
Foreskin Restoration (Glans Re-covering)
Four-year-old Saudi Arabian boy's penile stump, severed penis, and "successful" reattachment after ritual circumcision
Intact adult penis and circumcised adult penis side by side
Intact boy doll
Mohel sucking blood from baby's penis
Mother embracing son whose glans was destroyed during laser circumcision in Turkey
One Baby's Experience
Six-year-old Muslim boy about to be circumcised
"These crimes will never be forgotten ..."
This is how most males born in the U.S. today are welcomed into the world.
This seven-year-old girl's clitoris has just been cut off.
Three foreskin restorations in progress
The Three Zones of Penile Skin
Tommy Lee Jones with his baby son
Turkish boy being circumcised
"We support nurses who won't circumcise"
"What happens to you here is forever." (Circumciser crushing off
baby's foreskin with Sheldon clamp)
"Circumcise me?" (Open letter to routine infant circumcision advocates Edgar J. Schoen, MD; Gerald N. Weiss, MD; and Thomas E. Wiswell, MD)
Circumcision Policy Statement, American Academy of Pediatrics Task Force on Circumcision, March 1, 1999
Cover of FACT Magazine July-August 1966
Drawing by Casey Ryan Miller, age 14
The Face of an Unmutilated Child
"I can hold a sign too, Dad"
Is there a connection ... ?
"It may well be that a society's greatest madness seems normal to itself"
"Now do you think it makes no difference?"
"A piece of skin the size of a quarter..."
This is your baby. This is your baby being circumcised. Any questions?
This is your baby. This is your baby on a Circumstraint. Any questions?
"What's done to children, they will do to society" (#1)
"What's done to children, they will do to society" (#2)
"What's done to children, they will do to society" (#3)
Who will protect us from our protectors?
$360,000 Awarded for Botched Circumcision
1999 American Academy of Pediatrics Task Force on Circumcision -- Circumcision Policy Statement (With More Than 100 Hyperlinks)
Alaska Law Firm Settles Lawsuit With Family of Brain-Damaged Boy
Ari Zighelboim's review of Circumcision, Strictly Speaking, by Gerald N. Weiss, MD, on www.amazon.com
Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Press Release
Baby Boy Steals Circumstraint -- Richard DeSeabra
Circumcision: A History of the World's Most Controversial Surgery -- David L. Gollaher
Circumcision: An Ethno-Medical Study -- A. Thomas
Circumcision: The Painful Dilemma -- Rosemary Romberg
Circumcision: What Every Parent Should Know -- Anne Briggs
Male and Female Circumcision: Medical, Legal, and Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Practice (Procedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Sexual Mutilations, University of Oxford, England, August 5-7, 1998). Edited by George C. Denniston, Frederick Mansfield Hodges, and Marilyn Fayre Milos.
Sex as Nature Intended It
You Call This Love? The Real Reason Women Don't Like Sex -- Lisa Bisque
Books, Photographs and Videos by John A. Erickson
Call It What It Is: Child Abuse -- Gary L. Harryman
Circumcision Supplement BJU International, British Journal of Urology Volume 83, Supplement 1, January 1999 (Contents and ordering information)
Circumcision Variations -- Ron Redmond
Circumcision-Related Lawsuit Settlements
Circumcision: What Your Baby Can't Tell You (Compiled and edited by John A. Erickson)
Comments from Visitors to In Memory of the Sexually Mutilated Child
"Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity"
A Day at the Fair -- Susan Peer (Parents of Intact Sons)
Deeper Into Circumcision: An Invitation to Awareness and Guide to Resources for Researchers, Parents, Restorers, Activists and the Merely Curious (Compiled and edited by John A. Erickson)
The End of Circumcision in America -- George C. Denniston, MD
Foreskin Restoration (Glans Re-Covering)
Foreskins For Sale
"Genital mutilation is the foremost violent warfare of genocide consuming humanity through its children's godlike organs of love" and Other Miscellaneous Brief Statements
Have a story to tell?
Immunological functions of the human prepuce -- PM Fleiss, FM Hodges, RS Van Howe, Sexually Transmitted Infections, October 1998
In Memoriam -- Thank You, Never to be Forgotten Heroes
"In memory of all the children throughout history who have died at the hands of sexual mutilators ..." (Opening screen of In Memory of the Sexually Mutilated Child)
Infant Circumcision: Crime Against Humanity (A Statement by John A. Erickson)
Infant Circumcision: The Perfect Crime
Informed Consent for Medically Necessary Circumcision -- Eileen Marie Wayne, MD
"Just Anecdotal" ("I'm going to cut your foreskin off, little boy" and Other First Person Statements)
Circumcised at 30 -- William E. Krueger ("I feel damaged on almost every level.")
Intact, Mutilated, Largely Restored ("I soon realized what a great mistake I had made!")
Letter from the wife of a circumcised man to David McKnight -- Wives of Circumcised Husbands Support Group ("For too long I have blamed myself for our sexual problems when circumcision was the culprit.")
"Lightning Struck Twice for Me" -- Cliff Pointer ("No one had the right to cut my foreskin off!")
My Circumcision Story -- Jerry Brayton ("I would rather have been raped than circumcised.")
No Foreskin ("... the words stuck in my throat and no sound came out.")
Open letter from the mother of three boys, the youngest intact ("This letter is therapy for a mother who feels an enormous amount of guilt.")
"Light in a world of darkness" (George Hill's tribute to Geoffrey Falk and his Circumcision Information and Resource Pages website)
Links to Information on the World Wide Web
Lysozyme in moisture under foreskin kills HIV
Making America Safe for Foreskins (Selected Letters Published and Unpublished from 1982 to 1992) and Other Writing by John A. Erickson (Selections)
Male and Female Circumcision: Medical, Legal, and Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Practice (Procedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Sexual Mutilations University of Oxford, England, August 5-7, 1998). Edited by George C. Denniston, Frederick Mansfield Hodges, and Marilyn Fayre Milos. (Contents and ordering information)
Medical Journal Articles Documenting the Complications of Circumcision
Medical Journal Articles Documenting the Use of Human Foreskins in Medical, Pharmaceutical, and Other Commercial Enterprises
Organizations with No Website
"Parents of intact boys should be raising intactivists"
"A piece of skin the size of a quarter ..."
Phimosis in antiquity -- Frederick M. Hodges
Poem in recurring dream of gynecological mutilation victim
Routine Circumcision Not Recommended, AAP Says (NOCIRC Press Release)
The Serial Circumciser
Sexual Mutilations: A Human Tragedy (Procedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Circumcision, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 9-11, 1996). Edited by George C. Denniston, MD, and Marilyn Fayre Milos, RN. (Contents and ordering information)
A Short History of Circumcision in the U.S. in Physicians' Own Words
Some Statements from Whose Body, Whose Rights?
Special Announcement (Men's Health July-August 1998)
Thank You, Howard Stern
"Thank you, John Erickson"
"These crimes will never be forgotten ..."
T-Shirts and Bumper Stickers
Universal Covenant of Ecumenics International -- Anastasios Zavales
The Unkindest Cut of All -- John M. Foley, MD
They Cut Babies, Don't They?
What Is Lost? -- Gary Harryman
Where Is My Foreskin? The Case Against Circumcision -- Paul M. Fleiss, MD, Mothering Magazine, Winter 1997
"Why I Stopped Circumcising Babies"
"Would any amount of money induce you to part with your foreskin -- and if so, how much? If not, why not?"
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