Circumcision Exposed: Rethinking a Medical and Cultural Tradition
|Subtitle||Rethinking a Medical and Cultural Tradition|
|Author||Billy Ray Boyd|
|First Edition||May 1, 1998|
Circumcision Exposed - Rethinking a Medical and Cultural Tradition
An emotionally literate, culturally sensitive, yet fearless exploration of why the United States is the only country in the world to circumcise a majority of its baby boys for supposedly medical reasons. Includes various aspects of the practice, including its impact on sexuality.
|“||Excellent--the right mixture of personal, scientific, and political.|
– Jed Diamond, author (The Warrior's Journey Home: Healing Men's Addictions, Healing the Planet)
|“||Thoroughly researched, compelling, expressed with fervor but in no way a diatribe|
– Ed Duvin, former editor (animalines)
|“||[D]isplays particular sensitivity to issues of religion, health, sexuality and parental and infant rights. (Sexuality Library, San Francisco)|
About the Author
Billy Ray Boyd has been active for well over a decade in the movement to end routine infant circumcision. He teaches at City College of San Francisco.