UK – Finally, our policy-makers are waking up to the plight of male domestic abuse victims

Mark Brooks Chairman, ManKind Initiative UK The Telegraph

1 Comment The Queen introduced a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill on Tuesday   This week, the Queen announced that the Government are going ahead with a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill. The aim, broadly speaking, is to bring all the disparate pieces of domestic abuse legislation, policies and guidance together. There will […]

Are Traditional Male Role Models Really the Cause of Domestic Violence?

Adam Blanch, Mentor Psychology - Here For Men https://www.mentorpsychology.com/single-post/2017/06/21/Are-Traditional-Male-Role-Models-Really-the-Cause-of-Domestic-Violence

The Sydney Morning Herald recently posted an article by self declared feminist Clementine Ford, claiming that the root cause of violence against women is men’s adherence to traditional male social roles. It’s an emotionally engaging article, Clementine is a powerful writer and she certainly has passion for her beliefs, but it’s also terribly inaccurate. Clementine claimed that  “Masculinity is […]

USA landmark case, Michelle Carter convicted for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide

Barbara Demick, Brisbane Times http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/world/in-landmark-case-michelle-carter-convicted-for-urging-her-boyfriend-to-commit-suicide-20170616-gwt103.html

No matter that she was an hour away at the time, Michelle Carter has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for urging her 18-year boyfriend to kill himself. So ruled US juvenile court Judge Lawrence Moniz in Bristol County, Massachusetts, in a landmark criminal case that could have a wider impact on how courts view suicide […]

Channel 7: Fire Andrew O”Keefe from Sunrise

I just signed the petition “Channel 7 : Fire Andrew O’Keefe from Sunrise” and wanted to see if you could help by adding your name. Our goal is to reach 7,500 signatures and we need more support. You can read more and sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/channel-7-fire-andrew-o-keefe-from-sunrise?recruiter=395233035&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=share_email_responsive&utm_term=campaigns_digest Andrew O’keefe conducted an appalling rude interview with […]

Andrew O’Keefe patronises The Red Pill’s Cassie Jaye on Weekend Sunrise

THE MOCKER@Oz_Mocker http://www.theaustralian.com.au/opinion/columnists/andrew-okeefe-patronises-the-red-pills-cassie-jaye-on-weekend-sunrise/news-story/04377117172d57293744a591c2e022f2

Cassie Jaye (right) is interviewed on Channel 7’s Weekend Sunrise The Mocker@Oz_Mocker “Personally, it horrifies me to think that my girl would be ever be attacked or belittled by a man she loved, or by anyone,” wrote former White Ribbon Foundation chairman and current co-host of Weekend Sunrise Andrew O’Keefe in 2014. “Do I show […]

The role of male shame in violent incidents like the Lindt Cafe siege

Steve Biddulph, Sydney Morning Herald

Along with most Australians, I felt relief at the Coroner’s report on the Lindt Cafe tragedy. For all the shocking failures that it exposed, it at least gave a sense that the truth could be told, and to the bereaved families, some resolution offered. On closer reading though, I was alarmed at how superficially the […]

Australian Senator challenges reasons behind domestic violence ad campaign

Senator Leyonhjelm asks questions about the “Let’s Stop It At The Start” domestic violence ad campaign Thu, 8 Jun 2017 12:16:16 +1000 Subject: Excerpt from Official Recording of Community Affairs Senate Committee Proceedings from the Australian Parliament on 01/06/2017 at 13:25:00. https://youtu.be/0DLZa37LJTg or Transcript as follows: Thanks to OneinThree.com.au for following this interesting debate and providing […]

Bettina Arndt, Miranda Devine & Augusto Zimmerman on domestic violence 2GB

Fantastic radio last night. Over an hours discussion with Miranda Devine and I focussing on domestic violence and AVO’s along with the courageous West Australian Law Reform Commissioner Augusto Zimmermann and plenty of callers.  Can you please circulate? Thanks, Tina   http://www.2gb.com/podcast/domestic-violence-industry-nights-with-miranda-devine/    

Join in Karen Straughan’s Q&A on Mark Latham’s Outsiders

Bettina Arndt

Exciting times are coming. Fabulous women are coming to town. For a start there’s the young filmmaker, Cassie Jaye whose movie, The Red Pill has been causing such a stir. Cassie is speaking at the International Conference on Men’s Issues (ICMI) being held at the Gold Coast, June 9-11 and then she will be in […]

Relationship breakdown factors in Male suicide

For many years, suicide has been regarded as a mental health issue despite warnings from this Agency and others, that many men take their own life when faced with a relationship breakdown and the ongoing effects of the legislation and attitudes that work to deny men/fathers a life with their children after separation. Government policies […]