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Ask Marilyn – How to Stay Involved?

Dear Marilyn: You wouldn’t remember me, but we met many years ago at a conference. I’m an intactivist. I donate my time and money to the cause as much as I can. I am writing to ask you how you have managed to keep going for so long. You see, I am very angry at having...

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Voices — Friendships

I think a lot about friendship these days. Becoming an intactivist eight years ago really changed how I interact with the world—not because I fear rejection, but because I know what I believe is sound and resolute—and this has had a profound impact on my friendships....

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“What Is Making These Guys So Angry”

We cannot deny that the increasing violence being perpetrated in America today is carried out by boys and men. "Mental illness" is invoked as an explanation, and "more mental health services" are proposed as a solution. Bigotry and hate – perhaps even more complex...

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Voices — Vance Rocco

I was circumcised twice—first when I was born and again as a revision when I was about 5 years old. This has haunted me ever since. I clearly remember the second circumcision—surrounded by doctors all looking at me. I was scared and cold, and my mom had left the room....

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