intactivism

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Blend of intact and activism

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intactivism (uncountable)

  1. The advocacy of a right to genital integrity, i.e., the right of a person to not be subjected to involuntary, nontherapeutic modification of their genitals. This includes opposition to infant male circumcision and female circumcision, and may also extend to supporting protection of intersex people against involuntary gender reassignment and other nontherapeutic genital surgeries.

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