Links to Recommended Web Sites
Our policy is to provide links to informative, factually correct non-commercial web
sites whose content focuses on foreskin restoration and/or circumcision. We do not
provide links to any profit-oriented web sites. Suggestions for links should be
emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our links are divided into the following categories:
Other Foreskin Restoration sites
Information About the Foreskin
Information About Circumcision and Activism
The National Organization of Restoring Men -
The home page of our parent organization. More comprehensive information
about foreskin restoration is available here. NORM has chapters throughout
the United States and abroad. A list of locations is available from the above
link, and new ones are being added as they are formed. Several have their own
websites or message boards:
Other Foreskin Restoration sites
For a list of interactive sites where you can discuss foreskin restoration with
others, see our Message Boards page.
NORM - Restoration Devices
- list of foreskin restoration techniques and devices.
Foreskin Restoration: A resource for techniques,
advice, and information - visual guide to a method of using T-tape strips and cross
taping. Includes a section where restorers may post about their experiences.
Dave's Restoration Files - More information on homemade restoration devices,
manual techniques, tape, o-rings, etc.
[site is down as of May 2010; link goes to archived copy]
Manual Methods of Foreskin
Restoration - instructions on techniques of tugging the skin by hand, without the
aid of any tape or device.
Foreskin Restoration Methods and Devices - another good starting point for how to use
various techniques including cross-taping, manual methods (including variations of those
at the previous link), t-tape, and t-tape strips. Includes illustrations or photos of the
The-Penis.com: Foreskin restoration
- good summary of what foreskin restoration is, and how to do it using various methods, plus
answers to questions frequently asked by beginners, and one man's experience with restoring.
Contains photos showing various stages of his progress, as well as demonstrations of how to
use weights and the t-tape method.
Restaurando mi prepucio -
blog with information in Spanish about what foreskin restoration is, and
how to get started.
- German translations of online articles about foreskin restoration.
French-language site discussing circumcision and foreskin restoration, with
instructions on how to use the T-tape method.
Ricrescita Del Prepuzio -
Detailed site about foreskin restoration in Italian, including translations of
several foreskin restoration resources available elsewhere only in English.
крайней плоти - Russian article on foreskin restoration, from a urology
website, presented as a list of frequently asked questions on the subject.
Non-surgical restoration is explained in detail, with a brief mention
of surgical restoration (no English version is available).
包皮恢复术及包皮口扩充术疑问知多少 - article in Chinese discussing the
negative sexual side effects of circumcision, and what foreskin
restoration can do to help solve the problems.
Foreskin Restoration Information -
links to devices available, as well as books and videos on the subject of foreskin
restoration and circumcision.
Device Comparison Chart -
webpage containing a table compairing varioius foreskin restoration methods and
devices according to various criteria including ease of use and amount of loose
skin needed. Note that the site was last updated in 2009, and may contain
out-of-date information on which devices are currently available.
The following sites contain personal accounts of men who have restored or are
restoring their foreskins. Note that many others have documented their efforts
on various forums devoted to the subject, linked at our
Message Boards page.
Information About the Foreskin
Foreskin - A non-pornographic website with
numerous clinical photographs of adult foreskin, along with related information
Anatomy and Functions of the Male Foreskin
- description of the foreskin and its function during sexual activity, with photos showing
the anatomy of the foreskin and illustrating its retractability.
Specialized mucosa of the penis and its loss to circumcision -
medical research article on the biology and anatomical details of the
NOCIRC Publications - downloadable
pamphlets (available in HTML or PDF formats), some of which describe the proper
care for the foreskin. Useful for new parents or caregivers unfamiliar with the
intact male anatomy (from the National Organization of Circumcision Information
Foreskin Coverage Index -
page describing variations in coverage of the penis by different amounts of foreskin,
with a series of photos showing several levels of coverage that are possible. Many
restorers have used these pictures as a reference for describing their progress.
Information About Circumcision and Activism
In addition to being informative, some of
the following links are to sites dealing with activism to end
infant circumcision (informally known as "intactivism"). Although
NORM's purpose is to provide support to those restoring their
foreskins, many of us have expressed interest in looking forward
to a day when our organization is no longer needed.
Circumcision Information and Resource Pages
- provides information about all aspects of circumcision, including a reference
library with technical material, medical and historical articles, and statistics.
Also features informational pages with discussions on the rights of the child,
religious issues, and other related issues, as well as links to other resources.
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, and is comprised of various
regional centers throughout
the USA. Also visit their page at
Intact America - organization dedicated to
ending the practice of unnecessary male circumcision in the United States. The
organization has been active in voicing concerns against circumcision to medical
organizations such as the Center for Disease Control and the American Academy of
Pediatrics, and has organized petitions to both groups to reconsider any efforts to
promote circumcision. They also maintain a
and can be followed on Twitter.
IntactNews - Events - list of upcoming
intactivist events throughout the USA, including informational booths, demonstrations,
marches, and protests. Details are linked with each event's location, time, and organizers.
ARC - Attorneys for the Rights of the Child -
An international network of attorneys and supporters addressing the multi-faceted
issue of genital mutilation of children, particularly the practice of male circumcision.
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.
The Whole Network - activist
site with links to Facebook pages for groups across the USA (including
California) and elsewhere
dedicated to preventing circumcision in their communities. Also has
discussion forums as well as a vast collection of links to informative
sites and other activist groups.
The Intact Network - another
site with a collection of Facebook pages, as well as links to various
intactivist websites, blogs, and articles. Includes Facebook pages and
discussion groups for each state in USA, including
group requires membership).
G.I.A.N.T.S - Genital Integrity and Autonomy vs. Non-Therapeutic Strategies -
intactivist group based in Palm Springs, CA, formed to raise awareness by creating
events and projects to educate Coachella Valley residents about bodily integrity.
Los Angeles Intactivists - Facebook page for intactivists in the Los Angeles
area. Includes news and information about local activist events.
San Diego Intactivists
- Facebook page for intactivists in the San Diego area.
Intactivists - Google+ community dedicated to intactivism.
Circumcision Resource Center - A
non-profit 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, physicians, and all others
who wish to learn more.
Australian Intact | Promoting Male Genital
Integrity - site from Australia that includes news articles, information
on the foreskin, restoration, and frequently asked questions about
Droit au Corps - French website
discussing circumcision from an ethical perspective (the title refers to the
rights of a person to his or her own body). Includes news, information on
activist events, and information about problems caused by circumcision. Also
has a YouTube channel.
Circumcision 911!! (포경수술 119!!) - website with
information on circumcision in South Korea. The site is available in both Korean and
Intact Denmark – Forening mod børneomskæring -
Danish site whose name translates to "Association Against Child Circumcision." Discusses
intactivism in general as well as the circumcision debate in Denmark. The site is mostly in
Danish, but a few videos are in English.
Mutilação Sexual Masculina -
Brazilian site explaining circumcision and foreskin restoration, available in Portuguese
مركز معلومات إنهاء الختان الروتيني للأطفال الذكو - an
Arabic blog whose title roughly translates to "Center for Information to End
Routine Circumcision of Boys." Contains information about the penis and foreskin, as
well as a detailed discussion critical of circumcision.
Catholics Against Circumcision -
Site explaining Catholic viewpoints on circumcision, for the purpose of educating those
unaware of Christian teaching and perspective on the matter
The Many Jews Who Oppose Circumcision - list of links for those among
the Jewish community questioning or opposed to circumcision as a religious
rite. Hosted by The Whole Network.
NOHARMM - The National Organization to Halt
the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males, a non-profit, educational and
direct-action men's network organized against circumcision of healthy male infants
Circumcision Videos - documentaries
and other commentary showing a critical view of circumcision.
Exposed - website for the book Circumcision
Exposed: Rethinking a Medical and Cultural Tradition.
Stop the Cut.org - site dedicated to
changing public opinion in order to prevent circumcision.
Circumcision - 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.
Not Circumcised? Lucky Stiff! - a collection
of articles critical of circumcision, along with a page full of ideas for activism.
This site has printable handouts, index cards, and bumper stickers useful for
spreading its message.
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.
The Intactivism Pages - From New Zealand,
an excellent site concerning the work of abolishing involuntary genital modification.
Included are news articles, photographs, and other illustrations covering a range of
issues related to the damage caused by circumcision.
Mothers Against Circumcision - A
non-profit organization for parents opposed to circumcision.