11 Things Everyone Should Know About Uncircumcised Penises

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It’s time to talk about uncircumcised penises. We here at SELF give vaginas a lot of attention, which makes sense. But penises—including uncircumcised penises in particular—deserve their time in the sun, too. Why the emphasis on the uncircumcised penis instead of, well, all of them? I don’t know about you, but I’ve heard a fair amount of trepidation or even a bit of judgment when uncircumcised penises come up in conversation, which happens more often than you’d think when you’re a health reporter and editor. So, it’s time to share some facts. Here are 11 things everyone should know about uncircumcised penises, and, as a bonus, some circumcision facts sprinkled in, too.