legal sexism

The “Y” Factor: Gender Bias in Child Custody Cases

March 28, 2011
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Great article from the Huffington Post about how fathers are discriminated against in court custody cases. The “Y” Factor: Gender Bias, Child Custody And The Great Parenting  Myth David T. Pisarra Family law attorney, newspaper columnist and author In the emotionally-charged world of child custody, there is a fundamental myth that both enslaves women...
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Chicago “Shared Parenting” Rally Shows Diversity

April 11, 2010
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Chicago “Shared Parenting” Rally Shows Diversity

Saturday’s shared parenting rally in front of the State of Illinois building in the heart of downtown Chicago raised awareness as to how many people are tragically affected by antiquated and misguided family court laws and procedures. The protest focused mainly on the inequities faced by non-custodial parents within the family court system. About three...
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Ilinois Fathers Rally

April 10, 2010
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SAVE OUR FAMILIES RALLY This is where the rubber meets the road. April 10th, 2010 – 9am to Noon @ Corner of LaSalle and Randolph Illinois is on the verge of the next chapter in Family Law. Two years ago, State Legislation established the Illinois Family Law Study Committee, whose job it is to...
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Blaming the Victim – Male Victims of Domestic Violence

October 22, 2009
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Domestic abuse: One man’s story By Tanya Mitchell The Republican Journal Reporter BELFAST (Oct 14): The names of the people involved in this account have been changed in the interest of telling the story in its entirety, and to avoid compromising any ongoing court proceedings. When “Jon” first met his ex-wife, “Tracy,” 13 years...
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News 10-16-09

October 16, 2009
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Willingham juror no longer sure of his guilt in Texas case At least one member of the jury that sentenced Cameron Todd Willingham to death in the arson homicides of his three children says she is struggling with the idea that she might have convicted an innocent man. It has been 17 years since...
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News – 10/12/09

October 12, 2009
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News – 10/12/09

Judge: W.Va. shelter rules biased against men (Note: This is the second legal victory for men’s rights activist in a year proving that domestic violence advocates and their agencies openly discriminate against men and boys.) A Kanawha County Circuit judge has voided West Virginia’s regulations for domestic violence programs, saying they discriminate by denying...
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'Taxpayers should not have to fund feminist porn'

September 8, 2009
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Thursday September 3rd sees the premiere of Mia Engberg’s ‘Dirty diaries’, a feminist porn movie funded by the Swedish Film Institute. Engberg received 500,000 kronor ($69,000) from the Institute to make the movie. But to argue that girls having sex with girls and women masturbating is somehow a good alternative to mainstream porn feels...
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