On this week's edition of Newsweek, columnist Gersh Kuntzman writes about men who want to be castrated and risk their lives to get rid of their testicles. A quick search on the Net reveals the number of proud eunuchs out there is not to be ignored.
“I don’t think anyone is aware that this kind of thing is going on, but there are some people who are into this kind of ... well, I don’t even know what you’d call it. They want their equipment off for some reason”, says Lt. Smith, Detroit Police.
According to Kuntzman's research, one of the most common reasons is fetish: eunuchs play good sexual slaves. There are doctors making a living with castration, but still many men are castrated by amateur "cutters". More about this on the source link.