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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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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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Male Role Conditioning Exploits the Lives of All American Men

December 7, 2009
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Male disposability is on display on the walls of Valley College’s Behavioral Sciences building. By Ray Blumhorst | Staff Writer Names of the dead from the War on Terror are displayed on the hallway walls of Valley College’s Behavioral Sciences building, but those names are just the tip of an iceberg that shows the...
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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- 10/14/09

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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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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New Divorce Resource For Men Opens In Chicago

August 31, 2009
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A new service is being offered in the Chicago area for men who are struggling with the divorce process. The program is called The Bridge To Transformational Divorce. From the website: Are you in the process of divorce and already feeling powerless or worried about being taken advantage of? Are you like most men,...
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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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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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