The transcript doesn't do justice to SeanMichael Rau's powerful testimony to the deep and hurtful impact that circumcision can cause.
Jonathon Conte has dealt with painful emotions ever since he discovered that he was circumcised. He moved to San Francisco, California, and became an active member of the Bay Area Intactivists.
Independent filmmaker Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon discusses the experiences that informed his film:
On December 17, 1970, Van Lewis made history when he and his younger brother, Ben, were arrested for demonstrating at:
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
On the 40-year anniversary of their historic protest, Lewis planned to protest again on December 17, 2010 to remind us that human rights begin with respect for genital integrity.
(Also, see here for more information about George Wald).
Harry Guiremand speaks candidly of his personal discoveries about circumcision and his efforts to bring evidence of its harm to the discussion.
J. Steven Svoboda, founder and executive director of:
discusses the curious medical history of circumcision, and the recent attempts by circumcision proponents [to rationalize circumcision as a solution] to HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Jewish American scholar, Leonard Glick, speaks of his life, his academic career, his research on the history of circumcision, and his views on intactivism.
Georganne Chapin (MPhil, JD) discusses her first awareness of male circumcision and the events leading to her becoming Executive Director of Intact America.
Chapin also talks about the curious policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics:
Ritual Genital Cutting of Female Minors
published on 2010 April 26 (the AAP has since rescinded that statement).
James L. Snyder (M.D., F.A.C.S.), Past President of the Virginia Urological Society, discusses the controversy around infant circumcision. This conversation was recorded in San Francisco, California on 2010 July 29.
Dr. Dean Edell, who hosted the syndicated Dr. Dean Edell radio program, discusses the absurdity of circumcision.
Miriam Pollack, a Jewish mother and feminist and longtime intactivist, encourages fellow members of the Jewish community to give serious consideration to the issue of circumcision and to welcoming their boys into the world with love instead of pain.
Ken McGrath discusses his research into the neural anatomy of the human penis and the physical damages caused by circumcision. He is:
A Senior Lecturer in Pathology at the Faculty of Health, Auckland University of Technology
A member of the New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Scientists.
Author of The Frenular Delta: A New Preputial Structure, published in:
Understanding Circumcision: A Multi‑Disciplinary Approach to a Multi-Dimensional Problem, Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Genital Integrity: Safeguarding Fundamental Human Rights in the 21st Century, held 2000 December 7–9 in Sydney, Australia.