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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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African-American Babies and Boys Least Likely to Be Adopted, Study Shows

April 21, 2010
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ScienceDaily (Apr. 20, 2010) — Parents pursuing adoption within the United States have strong preferences regarding the types of babies they will apply for, tending to choose non-African-American girls, and favoring babies who are close to being born as opposed to those who have already been born or who are early in gestation. These...
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Mother-Son Incest: Hidden in Shame and Rising

December 9, 2009
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Sons Don’t Report It, ‘Cunning’ Mothers Rarely Suspect It and Society Finds Topic Too ‘Ugly’ By SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES The molestation began as gentle fondling when Gregg Milligan was 4 years old, but it soon escalated to aggressive touching and eventually beatings that would render him unconscious. Gregg Milligan was sexually abused and beaten...
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Men, Myths, and Masculinity in the News- 10/14/09

October 14, 2009
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Marriage Resource Center puts focus on fatherhood In the quest to strengthen marriages in Carroll County, the Marriage Resource Center has turned its attention to fatherhood. The Marriage Resource Center brought together more than 100 people Friday morning to a Fatherhood Summit at Grace Hall in Westminster. Amy Gilford, community relations director and assistant...
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Officials Weigh Circumcision to Fight H.I.V. Risk

August 31, 2009
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Public health officials are considering promoting routine circumcision for all baby boys born in the United States to reduce the spread of H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. The topic is a delicate one that has already generated controversy, even though a formal draft of the proposed recommendations, due out from the Centers for...
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Cheetos (Poor People Need Fathers Not Government Programs)

August 31, 2009
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Great article from Victoria Jackson. Statistics confirm the fact that most “poor” people have no fathers.  My father told me that Cheetos makes you fat.  He also built a gym in our backyard.  We lived in a very “poor” neighborhood.  Our house cost $10,000 when he bought it in the 50’s.  The neighborhood then got...
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Men Have Lost the Battle of the Sexes Because the Opponet Cheats

July 10, 2009
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You see, women won the battle with an amazingly simple, yet frighteningly ingenious, strategy: they merely declared their superiority to men in every facet of life, and that was enough to send our side into retreat. The facts speak for themselves: •Women remove male role models from their sons’ lives, then when their sons...
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Missouri governor signs bill allowing paternity challenges

July 10, 2009
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JEFFERSON CITY | Men will have two years to challenge paternity rulings with DNA tests under legislation signed Tuesday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. If a test proves the man is not the biological father, he would be excused from previous child-support debt and would have criminal nonsupport convictions removed from his record, under...
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Fathers looking to step up feel invisible

July 8, 2009
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Here is an article that corroborates what I’ve been referring to as the “fatherhood paradox”, which is the way society demands men to accept the responsibility of parenthood on the same level as women/mothers, but continually deny men the same status as women/mothers when involved in parenting issues. Some fathers say they’re treated as full-fledged parents when running...
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History Of Periodontitis Linked To Cerebrovascular Disease In Men

July 3, 2009
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ScienceDaily (July 3, 2009) — The potential role of periodontitis, an inflammatory disease of the gums, in the risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly ischemic stroke, has received growing attention during the last decade. A new study is the first prospective cohort study to use clinical measures of periodontitis to evaluate the association between this...
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