amputation

Health

How People Commemorate the Day They Lost a Limb

Inside the growing trend of "ampuversaries."
Serena Solomon
2.27.17
Stuff

The Curious Case of the Phantom Penis

For men who have had a penis amputation, "ghost dick" is surprisingly common.
Dave Simpson
3.31.16
Stuff

How I Came to Terms with People Fetishizing My Disability

I thought being a fetish gave me power, but instead, it surrounded me with lovers who saw me as a peg leg, not a power.
Aleks Kang
3.24.16
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Penis Transplants Could be the Next Big Thing for War Veterans

A team of doctors at Johns Hopkins University has been given permission to perform 60 penis transplants on men who were injured in combat.
Arielle Pardes
12.7.15
Stuff

Disability, Deception, and the People Who Pretend to Be Blind

Blindsimmers, or people who pretend to be blind, feel a visceral desire to obscure their own vision, sometimes leading them to take drastic measures.
Tori Telfer
10.13.15
Stuff

4chan Apparently Got a User to Chop Off Part of a Toe Over the Weekend

There's this place called 4chan where cutting off your toe will make you cool.
Mike Pearl
8.31.15
Stuff

Toxic Shock: Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg

After toxic shock syndrome nearly killed Lauren Wasser, the former model and athlete has devoted herself to rectifying what she sees as serious problems with the tampon industry.
Tori Telfer
6.17.15
Stuff

Talking to a Guy Who Found Peace Through Self-Amputation

We spoke to a man who suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder, a rare condition that makes you feel like one of your limbs doesn't belong on your body.
Charlotte Yates
3.12.15
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The Strangely Uplifting Tale of the Cam-Girl with No Vagina

Omar Katerji
7.23.12