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Born Both: An Intersex Life

Circumcision: The Hidden Trauma

Questioning Circumcision: A Jewish Perspective

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Circumcision: Untold Facts on America’s Most Widely Performed-and Most Unnecessary-Surgery

Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence In the Deserts of the Old World

As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl

Circumcision Exposed: Rethinking a Medical and Cultural Tradition

You Call This Love? : The Real Reason Women Don’t Like Sex

Male & Female Circumcision Among Jews, Christians and Muslims: Religious, Medical, Social and Legal Debate

Secret Wounds

Marked in Your Flesh: Circumcision from Ancient Judea to Modern America

A Surgical Temptation: The Demonization of the Foreskin & the Rise of Circumcision in Britain

Medical Fraud and the Criminal Assault of Boys: The Circumcision Hoax; Who’s Promoting it and Why?

The Rape of Innocence: One Woman’s Story of Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S.A.

Bodily Integrity and the Politics of Circumcision: Culture, Controversy, and Change

One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal

Female Circumcision and the Politics of Knowledge: African Women in Imperialist Discourses

Points to Consider: Responses to HIV/AIDS in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean

Endowed: Regulating the Male Sexed Body

Children’s Genitals Under the Knife

Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives.

The Measure of His Grief, A Novel by Lisa Braver Moss

Transcultural Bodies: Female Genital Cutting in Global Context

Doctors Re-examine Circumcision

Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood: Disputing U.S. Polemics

The Female Circumcision Controversy: An Anthropological Perspective

The Ethical Canary: Science, Society and the Human Spirit

Female “Circumcision” in Africa: Culture, Controversy, and Change

Bris Milah: A Book About the Jewish Ritual of Circumcision

Covenant of Blood: Circumcision and Gender in Rabbinic Judaism

Circumcision: The World’s Most Controversial Surgery

Circumcision: Its Place in Judaism, Past and Present: A primer to a better understanding of one of the world’s oldest religious rituals