I have an idea for a new reality series. It’s called “Labor Of Love.” It will chronicle the lives of men who want to “have it all.” This show will follow men in their thirties who fight and scrape their…
An interesting study by: W. Bradford Wilcox and Laurie DeRose Our results suggest that there is something about marriage per se that bolsters stability. It could be the elaborate ritual marking the entry into marriage; the norms of commitment, fidelity, and…
What ever happened to letting “boys be boys?” Take these two cases: In one, a seven-year-old boy was sent home for nibbling a Pop Tart into a gun. In another, a teacher was so alarmed by a picture drawn by a student (of a sword fight), that the boy’s parents were summoned in for a conference. In short, boys in America’s schools are routinely punished for being active, competitive, and restless. In other words, boys can no longer be boys. Christina Hoff Sommers, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, explains how we can change this.
An excerpt from HERE: http://spectator.org/articles/65001/cult-social-justice THE CULT OF SOCIAL JUSTICE By Robert Stacy McCain There are too many white musicians in the Oberlin College jazz band. This was among the numerous complaints — “concrete and unmalleable demands” — in a 14-page manifesto…
An excerpt from HERE: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-dunion-edd-lpc/whats-misandry_b_8312952.html by Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC Therapist, author I canvased over 300 people representing a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds, regarding the word denoting hatred of girls and women. Approximately 94 percent of those polled correctly identified…
#Equality – A short film by Neel Kolhatkar
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Written by Neel Kolhatkar
Directed by Neel Kolhatkar
Produced by Conceptional Media
Cinematography by Tim Mann
Edited by Adam Krowitz
Sound Design by Can Okan
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This interesting interaction between Dr Umar Johnson and a feminist in Kansas City was interesting to observe. It also gives us a lot to talk about when it comes to being able to draw a line between advocating for the black family vs. being anti-gay or homophobic.
The discussion is important for black people in terms of helping us to learn what role we as a community can and should play in the debate over women’s rights, gay rights and everything else. Rather than attacking the black community for not being in alignment with whites, it might be best for us to determine our own position.
Oh, the double standards. Imagine a male boss who praised a woman for writing a good report in a way that makes it clear that he didn’t expect her to do it so well. Since it was a routine part of…
A Monday morning quarterback is someone who is criticizes and/or states how they would have done something better or differently after the event has passed. Well, I’m stepping into the role to help guide you from defeat BEFORE you get…
Zachary Scott for TIME An excerpt from HERE There are a lot of downsides to being male. We age faster and die younger. But give us this: we’re lifetime baby-making machines. Women’s reproductive abilities start to wane when they’re as…
No-fault divorce began in California. The state’s Family Law Act of 1969 was signed into law by Governor Ronald Reagan, and took effect in 1970. With no fault divorce, the spouse asking for a divorce does not have to prove that the…
Our society is not encouraged to overcome the stereotypes that ridicule men. This may be part of a strategy. Those who wish to put down men with old-fashioned stereotypes, such as that men only want women for one thing and will readily engage in the sex act with any stranger, may be putting men down just so they will lose children in divorce court and have to pay. This brings up an interesting point: while the nation is encouraged to dismiss stereotypes about women, such as that they cannot make responsible decisions or hold demanding executive jobs, when it comes to reproductive rights the stereotypes that men can’t control their sexual impulses and that they should have to pay for everything are stereotypes that are reinforced and perpetrated with glee.
The stereotypes against men merely serve to deprive them of reproductive rights. Women are not naturally better at nurturing, we are told. This stereotype is refuted to support the idea that there is no reason that married men can’t help take care of the kids. But judges usually think children are better off with their mothers. Unless, of course, the man who wants custody is in a same-sex marriage and wants to adopt. Then, somehow, a nurturing male is a possibility that should be seriously defended.
Another major stereotype that interferes with men’s reproductive rights is that men are naturally violent. This enables judges to quickly approve of “temporary restraining orders” and “orders of protection” against husbands. All the wife has to do is allege in court that she is “afraid” that the husband may strike her. And this TRO is granted even if the husband has absolutely no history of violence.
These three stereotypes, that 1) men don’t want to take care of children and are only interested in sex, 2) that men are defined by society as the wage earners, and 3) that men are naturally prone to domestic violence, are used by women and their lawyers to continue the abuse of fathers and deprive them of the affection of their children. In brief, men are selfish, violent, uncaring brutes naturally unfit to be fathers. How convenient to the family court system, and to women who want custody and the house.
And women complain that they alone have to battle against stereotypes. The anti-father stereotypes don’t matter as long as the stereotypes are used to get custody of the children, monthly child support, alimony checks, and the house to the ex-wife.
Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2015/08/american_men_have_no_reproductive_rights.html#ixzz3ihs6RTVC
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An excerpt from HERE: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/20/us/skip-child-support-go-to-jail-lose-job-repeat.html?smid=fb-share There is no national count of how many parents are incarcerated for failure to pay child support, and enforcement tactics vary from state to state, as do policies such as whether parents facing jail are given…
Cordell & Cordell family law attorney Kelly Burris explains the 50/50 child custody bill that is currently making its way through the Texas legislature.
A study found that the views of much of the public differ from how child support laws actually work, with more focus on children’s welfare from the public. An excerpt from this article: http://m.deseretnews.com/article/print/865629856/Public-views-differ-from-how-child-support-laws-actually-work.html?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com%3Fref%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com The public views court-ordered formulas calculating child…
Can a woman rape a man? It’s a subject we don’t hear in the news very often… or anywhere at all. Rape in any situation is hard to talk about. But female-on-male rape faces its own brand of trials and hardships. Skepticism, for one.
Today, we look at the problems of male survivors with female perpetrators. How do they deal with the aftermath of a trauma that some don’t even recognize as possible?
Reporter Theresa Phung has the story.
90% of men around the world say that their caring side is part of their masculinity and strength. Let’s acknowledge the caring side of men and celebrate their #RealStrength as a true sign of masculinity.dove
An excerpt from this article in The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/04/woman-2 On May 24th, a few dozen people gathered in a conference room at the Central Library, a century-old Georgian Revival building in downtown Portland, Oregon, for an event called Radfems Respond.…