Very sad that Jonathon Conte, such a caring member of humanity, decided to take his own life … He inspired many people, both at home and internationally, through his activism in trying to end genital mutilation of children …
Jonathon: Motivations of an Intactivist
2011 : Jonathon Conte discusses his awakening understanding about genital integrity and autonomy, developing skills for talking with people about the issue, and how it affects everyone.
“Jonathon Conte spent his life protesting male circumcision in minors. The lifetime advocate was a visible face in the world of “intactivism” – the campaign for the end of routine male circumcision. Conte said the act – which sees four out of five men in the United States circumcised as infants – as a “blatant human rights violation”.