Long-Term Consequences of Neonatal Circumcision

A Preliminary Poll of Circumcised Males
  • Tim Hammond


Male foreskin amputation, euphemistically termed “circumcision,” has persisted in various cultures with the unsubstantiated belief that it is a trivial or benign practice. This has been due in large part to the silence of the victims. Indeed, when male genital mutilation occurs at puberty, a male’s silence during the cutting is a measure of his manhood. Today, men’s silence about these mutilations is being broken and they are demanding to be heard.


Physical Harm Peer Support Group Body Ownership Erect Penis Sitivity Loss 
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