Tag Archives: United States

American Circumcision, the movie

Screening now at film festivals throughout the United States, winner of the Lone Star Film Festival best documentary category, an official selection of the Social Justice Film Festival, American Circumcision, a film by Brendon Marotta. Links: American Circumision Lone Star … Continue reading

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COLLEGE HUMOR: The real reason you’re CIRCUMCISED!

Link: http://www.collegehumor.com/

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GEORGETOWN U.: Child Circumcision, an Elephant in the Hospital

A careful dissection of a cultural harm.

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QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY: Scholarship Across the Disciplines: Our Bodies

Assistant Professor of Sociology Lauren Ross tackles the issue of neonatal circumcision in America from the perspective of her discipline. The relevant part for this blog starts at 39:50.

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“We have no idea, so why not?” conclude researchers -or- On being undeterred by inconclusive evidence

Continuing in the vein of biased research in the service of furthering American circumcision, researchers have published an article in PLoS Medicine targeting black  and Hispanic men. [I’ve touched upon this article before. However, Aidsmap and the US Centers for … Continue reading

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