Links - More Information On Circumcision and Restoration
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This page contains information about the foreskin and foreskin restoration as well as links to sites about circumcision and groups working to stop it (farther down the page). All the links on this page are provided as a resource to aid in restoring and for information on circumcision. For links to sites selling foreskin restoration products see our restoration devices page. There are also more articles and resources on the news page.
NORM does not endorse any particular organization, product or individual listed below. Some links may contain graphic pictures of the male genitals that may be offensive to some.
Information on Foreskin Restoration
Foreskin Restoration Forum:
For websites created by NORM groups around the U.S. and the world please visit our NORM locations page and go the specific state or country.
allorings.com - A very good source for o-rings. Many men use the ones made out of Buna-N (black ones found at the hardware store) but the silicone ones are also very popular. Some men report they are more comfortable to wear.
rejuveness.com - One of the most popular tapes for restoring. You can order direct from the company and if you you tell them you are restoring and order more than 4 rolls of tape you can receive a discount.
Doug's Manual Tugging Restoration Site - Details how to use manual tugging methods (just your hands and a few minutes each day) to restore your foreskin.
DMOZ- Links to Information about Foreskin Restoration - DMOZ is the Open Directory Project, whose goal is to produce the most comprehensive directory of the web by relying on a vast army of volunteer editors. Here you'll find what may be the single most comprehensive collection of links to web pages dealing with foreskin restoration.
Foreskin - A non-pornographic website with numerous clinical photographs of adult foreskin, along with relation information and links.
Foreskin Restoration - A good page with a foreskin restoration diary, info on the pill tube and o-ring methods and a restoration FAQ (under the "list of resources" link)
www.foreskinrestoration.info - Videos, books, and devices related to restoration.
Mel's Progress and Results - Creator of the DILE Insert restoration device this page on his website has a detailed PDF file charting his progress as well as animated pictures of his restored foreskin.
El-pene.com: en la anatomía y la circuncisión - Spanish language site with excellent information on the consequences of circumcision and the anatomy of an intact penis. Has pictures.
Site in French on how to T-tape is at: http://altobino.free.fr/ruban.htm
Information about circumcision
The Ashley Montagu Resolution and Petition - Resolution to End the Genital Mutilation of Children Worldwide: A Petition to the World Court, the Hague. Go to their site to sign the petition as well as read several articles related to the issue.
Attorneys for the Rights of the Child (ARC) - Attorneys for the Rights of the Child (ARC) is a non-profit organization founded to secure equal protection for, and broaden judicial and public recognition of, children’s legal and human rights to bodily integrity and self-determination. ARC’s network of attorneys can assist families whose sons were circumcised without parental consent or below the "standard of care," and those whose sons died from circumcision. ARC is also working to assist plaintiffs wishing to expand the legal standard on this issue to make legal relief potentially available to all involuntarily circumcised males
Circumcision 911 - Website with info on circumcision in South Korea - available in both English and Korean.
Circumcision Information and Resource Pages - Circumcision Information and Resource Pages (CIRP) provides information about all aspects of circumcision, including technical material, medical and historical articles, and statistics. Also features links to information on the rights of the child, religious issues, and related issues.
Circumcision Resource Center - A nonprofit educational organization with the purpose of informing the public and professionals about the practice of circumcision. The Center is a valuable source of circumcision information for parents and children's advocates; childbirth educators and allied professionals; medical, mental health, and academic people; and all others who wish to learn more.
DMOZ: Links to Information about Circumcision - DMOZ is the Open Directory Project, whose goal is to produce the most comprehensive directory of the web by relying on a vast army of volunteer editors. This page features what is arguably the most comprehensive list of websites that deal with circumcision issues.
Doctors Opposing Circumcision - Doctors Opposing Circumcision is an organization of physicians and others who recognize that no one has the right to forcibly remove sexual body parts from another individual, and that doctors should have no role in this painful, unnecessary procedure inflicted on the newborn.
In Memory of the Sexually Mutilated Child - Possibly the most powerful source of information about the damage caused by circumcision available on the internet. Be forewarned that there are some extremely graphic and disturbing images at this site.
Intact America - Intact America is a national non-profit that works to protect babies and children from circumcision and all other forms of medically unnecessary genital alteration, whether carried out for cultural conformity or profit, in medical or non-medical settings.
Intactivism - From New Zealand, an excellent site concerning the work of abolishing involuntary genital modification. Included are numerous articles, photographs, and other illustrations covering a range of issues related to the damage caused by circumcision.
International Coalition for Genital
Integrity - The International Coalition for Genital Integrity is an alliance of
activist and supporting organizations dedicated to protecting the
Jewish Circumcision Resource Center - Excellent information for Jews questioning circumcising their child and looking for other options and support in making the choice not to circumcise.
Jews Against Circumcision - From their website "We are a group of educated and enlightened Jews who realize that the barbaric, primitive, torturous, and mutilating practice of circumcision has no place in modern Judaism."
Men's stuff - This link goes directly to their page on circumcision. A very comprehensive site dedicated to men's issues.
www.mgmbill.org - This site promotes a bill that would amend the U.S. Female Genital Mutilation Act of 1995 to extend protection from circumcision to boys and intersex individuals.
Mothers Against Circumcision- A non-profit organization for parents opposed to circumcision.
Musicians United to Stop Involuntary Circumcision - This site, set up by musicians, seeks to educate parents that the foreskin is a natural and protective part of the male anatomy. The site lists historical facts related to the practice of circumcision in the United States.
NOCIRC - The National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC) is a non-profit educational organization that has one of the largest collections of information about circumcision in the world.
NOCIRC of Colorado - Same as above specific to issues in the state of Colorado
NOCIRC of Minnesota - Same as above specific to issues in the state of Minnesota
NOHARMM - The National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males (NOHARMM) is a non-profit, educational and direct-action men's network organized against circumcision of healthy male infants and children.
Raising Intact Sons - This site states that boys are supposed to have foreskins. The webmaster points out that intact baby boys' urine flows in a more controlled fashion than it does from circumcised baby boys. Circumcision is unnecessary for the health of infant boys and is actually harmful.
Rich Winkel's Article - Male Circumcision in the USA: A Human Rights Primer
Sex as Nature Intended It - A book by a woman about why circumcision is bad for both men and women. Some information about restoration.
Stop Infant Circumcision International - Info on stopping circumcision and Genital Integrity Awareness Week, the first week in April.
parles d'une peau! - This French-language site explains the
consequences of circumcision, and also features photographs and
instruction in basic foreskin restoration techniques. (No
English-language version is available.)
Sites for which the link no longer works (if you have a new working address for these please let us know)
You may be able to access the sites below through the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/web/web.php
Circumcision Information Resource Centre - http://www.infocirc.org - a non-profit organization in Canada that provides information about non-religious infant circumcision, the medical controversy, ethical considerations, the anatomy of the prepuce, and much more. The Centre also offer monthly foreskin restoration meetings for men in Montreal, Quebec. Their site is available in both French and English versions.
Raising Intact Sons - http://www.geocities.com/raisingintactsons -This site states that boys are supposed to have foreskins. The webmaster points out that intact baby boys' urine flows in a more controlled fashion than it does from circumcised baby boys. Circumcision is unnecessary for the health of infant boys and is actually harmful.
Roy's Foreskin Restoration Site - http://homepage.mac.com/rmpayne/index.html - Roy's foreskin restoration diary with some other resources including info on T-taping.
Paul Russo's - http://net.indra.com/~shredder/restore/index.html- Personal diary and photos. Nice foreskin anatomy page.
Dave's Restoration Files (http://homepage.mac.com/dfleary/FileSharing14.html) - Information on various restoration devices and techniques.
Foreskin Restoration Online Support Community - (http://www.restoreforeskin.org/) A web based support group that offers blogs, forums, chat and photo galleries. Over 800 members.
Branden Marr's Foreskin Restoration Diary (www.restoringbranden.com) - An online diary detailing the restoration progress and experiences of a man in San Francisco, California. Included are numerous photographs showing the restoration progress and techniques of the author and other restoring men.
Foreskin Restoration Resources (restore.peniscentral.net) - Formerly known as Chymmylt's Foreskin Restoration Resources this site offered a wealth of information, photographs, movies, instructions, and more.
Pheobus' Foreskin Restoration Site (http://pheobus.tripod.com) - Pheobus' reasons for restoring and how he's doing it.
Curt's T-Tape Method (http://home.teleport.com/~curt/ttape/tbook.html) - site where you can download a detailed description of how to create and use T-Tapes for restoration.
Intact (www.intact.ca)- Intact is a Canadian organization whose purpose is to end non-therapeutic male infant circumcision. Intact works to this end through increased public awareness, legislation, and litigation. Intact also seeks to have male infant circumcision internationally recognized as a human rights violation.
This is very low cost tapeless tugger, again similar to the Tug Ahoy. This one can be viewed at: www.herpiphile.com/restore.html
Kdoo's Foreskin Restoration Site (http://gold.horizontes.com.br/~rncosta/restore.html)- A restoration diary created and maintained by a man in Brazil who uses the T-tape technique. Available in English and Portuguese.
TACEP (www.tacep.org) - Thomas/America Circumcision Education Program's goal is to help educate the general public about the possible benefits and the risks involved in the routine circumcision of infants, teenagers, and adults. Has online store with anti-circumcision T-shirts.
www.circumcisionexposed.com (www.circumcisionexposed.com) - Web site for the book Circumcision Exposed: Rethinking a Medical and Cultural Tradition
Cut/Uncut (tm) o-ring kit from Hawaii (http://www.aloha.net/~uncut/).
www.foreskinrestorationchat.info - real time chat as well as lots of information about restoration.
MyForeskin.net - It is a social networking community for people to post progress blogs, get restoration information and see how other people are doing.
Mark's Foreskin Restoration Journal - One man's restoration experience with pictures. (http://home.comcast.net/~mwersinger2/restore/restorelog.html)
Tu parles d'une peau ! - This French-language site explains the consequences of circumcision, and also features photographs and instruction in basic foreskin restoration techniques. (No English-language version is available.) (http://members.aol.com/unforesked/restaure/index.html)
Mutilacao Sexual Masculina - Brazilian site explaining circumcision and restoration. (http://www.foreskin.hpg.ig.com.br/)
Musicians United to Stop Involuntary Circumcision - This site, set up by musicians, seeks to educate parents that the foreskin is a natural and protective part of the male anatomy. The site lists historical facts related to the practice of circumcision in the United States.(http://www.musiciansunited.org/)
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