Aubrey Terrón [Taylor]: “I just cried and cried and cried”

Aubrey Terrón (known widely as Aubrey Taylor) relates her own story of awakening to the distasteful reality of circumcision, from first hearing about the bizarre practice when she was a little girl, to experiencing a world of difference between intact sex and circumcised sex when she was a young woman, realizing along the way that the circumcision of little boys is not only unnecessary, but cruel.

Rosa: As a mom and as a human and as a woman, I made the right decision

After seeing Glen Callender's show at the Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project's Foreskin Awareness Booth, Rosa discusses her knowledge and feelings about circumcision and genital integrity.

As a young mother decades ago, she did her research before giving birth, and decided it was better to protect her 4 sons' human rights by leaving them intact, rather than to give into the inappropriate coercion of the authority figures around her.


Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson: The foreskin is easy for a boy to keep clean

Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of the Seattle Mama Doc 101 blog discusses what the foreskin is, and how easy nature has made it for a boy to take care of his own penis without meddling from parents.

Dexter Bligh: Circumcision would make sex more difficult for me

Dexter Bligh discusses his feelings and personal observations about genital integrity, having a foreskin, the effect that circumcision would have, and the locker-room myth.


Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon: Using “foreskin restoration” to contemplate the effects of circumcision

Jewish American independent filmmaker Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon explains why he included discussions and explicit images of foreskin restoration in his landmark documentary film:

Cut: Slicing Through the Myths of Circumcision

Michael B. Wicks: I was circumcised as an adult and I get it

Michael B. Wicks chose for himself to undergo adult circumcision when he was 30 years old; he was suffering from phimosis, which is a relatively rare and frequently inappropriate diagnosis.

Today, Michael laments the fact that he didn't investigate—and wasn't informed about—less invasive alternatives to treating his condition, and he's been inspired by the way the Intactivist Movement has pushed the conversation around circumcision into the light of the mainstream, where the foreskin is finally being defended as a valuable part of a person's body.

The following conversation took place between shows in the Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project's Foreskin Awareness Booth during a Vancouver street fair on Davie Street.

Dustin Marquardt: “I feel such a sense of loss”

Dustin Marquardt shares his thoughts about circumcision after visiting the Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project's Foreskin Awareness Booth at Victoria Pride, where the unique performance artist Glen Callender made live demonstrations about the wonders of his foreskin.