Russell Crowe Apologizes for Circumcision Tweets

Actor, Russell Crowe. Credit: Jeffrey Mayer/
NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco's anti-circumcising lobby seems to have a friend in Russell Crowe.
The Oscar-winning actor lashed out at the practice of male circumcision in a ...
San Francisco's anti-circumcising lobby seems to have a friend in Russell Crowe.

Santa Monica Latest City to Fight to Get Circumcision Ban on Ballot

Credit: Francisco Seco, AP
Those San Franciscans may not be the only ones voting on whether or not to make circumcision illegal for minors.
The New York Times reports "intactivists" are fighting for a similar ballot issue in Santa M...
Santa Monica "intactivists" hope their move to ban the procedure for minors makes the 2012 ballot cut.

Circumcision Ban Makes San Francisco's November Ballot Cut

City elections officials confirmed an initiative that would ban the circumcision of males younger than 18, regardless of religion, will appear on the November the ballot. Credit: AP When the good folks of San Fra...A group called "intactivists" managed to get the signatures needed to force a vote.

Opinion: Banning Circumcision is Totally Nuts

Lloyd Schofield is on a mission to ban circumcision. Credit: Facebook
Lloyd Schofield wants to stop parents in San Francisco from forcibly cutting their baby boys' genitals. Yes, that's what Schofield says about circumcision on his website, ...
It's not OK to legislate what we do or do not do to our bodies or the bodies of our children.

Miami Mom to Sue Hospital for Performing Unwanted Circumcision on Newborn

Vera Delgado had made her wishes clear. The Miami mother says she told her doctors several times that she did not want Mario Viera, her newborn baby boy, circumcised. Every man in her family is uncircumcised and she planned to follow famil...Miami mother says she told her doctors several times that she did not want her newborn baby boy circumcised. They snipped by accident and are facing legal charges because of it.

Circumcision: Is It Right for Your Baby Boy?

The decision to circumcise is up to parents. Credit: Nicole Hill, Getty Images The debate over circumcision heated up when the Centers for Disease Control announced it may recommend circumcising all baby boys, but experts say the dec...

CDC to Release Circumcision Recommendations

To snip or not to snip? That is the question on the minds of many expectant parents. Circumcision, the centuries-old ritual of removing an infant's foreskin, has long been associated with cultural and religious practices for various reasons. Ove...

Hula-Hooping Baby, Rick Springfield, and More - Links We Love

Tired of children's books who always show Mom doing domestic tasks? Mommy Track'd has a list of books for the modern family. Nothing's cuter than a hula-hooping baby, except a baby who does it without the hoop. -- The Daily What Bottles are goi...

Denmark May Ban Circumcision

Circumcision is definitely a controversial topic, both here in the United States and elsewhere around the world. In Denmark, however, if politicians have their way, all of the controversy will be moot -- circumcision will be banned. Circumcision of g...

Court rules that mom can't sue over circumcision

I've never had a boy child, so the whole question of whether or not to circumcise is something I've never had to deal with. For that, I am thankful because it seems like a rather difficult decision to have to make. But from what I understand, the cir...

Egypt outlaws all female circumcision

I am not well versed in the subject of female circumcision, probably because it rates near the bottom of the rankings of "things I wish to read about." I thought, naively, that the act had been abolished years ago around the world and was mostly done...

Study suggests circumcision removes 'five most sensitive points' of the penis

When people talk about the advantages and disadvantages of circumcision, you hear a lot about whether the kid will be embarrassed in his junior-high locker room or around women he will be intimate with in the future; you hear about diseases and clean...

Eritrea bans female genital mutilation

Here's some good news from the other side of the planet. Eritrea, a little country on the right-hand side of the African continent (with great, yummy food, by the way) has banned female genital mutilation (sometimes called "female circumcision"). Thi...

Parent vs Parent: In favor of circumcision

When I unexpectedly became pregnant at the age of twenty-two, I was caught off guard by so many aspects of child birth. The decisions I was faced with sometimes seemed so overwhelming and at times I was not quite sure what to do. Luckily the human ge...

Parent vs Parent: Circumcision

When Nolan's father and I learned in pre-natal class that circumcision was no longer routinely done (nor recommended) in Canadian hospitals, we looked at each other in amazement. Really? I think we'd both assumed we'd have our son circumcised after b...


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