The father of all interviews: F4J Founder Matt O’Connor chats to Peter Lloyd, author of the book every man must read, Stand by Your Manhood. BACK TO BLOG           Peter, what made you write a book about the challenges facing men? I work in the media and it was clear that nobody else was writing anything about men. There were lots of great stories about men and fathers, yet I was amazed nothing was being […]

Sydney University board blocks men’s society

By Georgia Kriz For the first time in over a decade, the Board of the University of Sydney Union (USU) has rejected an application for a new student society. The Brotherhood, Recreation and Outreach Society (BROSoc), held its Inaugural General Meeting in early September. During the meeting, BROSoc elected an executive and developed a constitution as part […]

Boys’ Education – The Heat Death of Democracy

“In a Closed System, Stupidity Tends to Increase Until It Reaches a Maximum”   Long-time readers, if there is one, will notice that I have written of much of this before. I thought it worth another take               In  something called Upshot,   apparently the love child of the New York Times, I find a piece […]

Fighting Wikipedia Corruption: AVfM Partnership with WikiMANNia

Dean Esmay, "A Voice for Men"

Quote: To be clear, although feminism purports to be either pro-woman or pro-equality, it is an ideology, almost a religion, carrying a set of assumptions which when applied to writing on almost any topic perverts the meaning of such writing.

Canadian University drags men’s issues group through the wringer

Barbara Kay, National Post, Canada

Barbara Kay: Ryerson drags men’s issues group through the wringer **UPDATE: Ryerson administration has confirmed that the university will be absorbing the cost of the additional security for the February 6 CAFÉ event. According to a staffer who communicated with this newspaper on Monday afternoon, after this article had been published, Ryerson president Sheldon […]

High Wired update: Male studies maelstrom High Wired update: Male studies maelstrom GETTING to the truth of the men’s health course; changes afoot at Monash; and painful logo explanations. Men’s watershed: Universities in our smaller cities can develop a somewhat fractious relationship with their local media outlets. And so it was in Adelaide on the weekend when an article linked […]

Petition to support Men’s Health funding in NSW

          The peak national forum promoting a social approach to male health and wellbeing       CLICK ON THIS LINK BELOW TO SIGN THE PETITION Please sign the above petition to support MHIRC and men’s health in NSW… I am writing this letter on behalf of the Men and Vulnerable Families Sector Development […]

One father’s fight for gender-neutral justice

Barbara Kay, National Post - Cananda

Variations on these injustices fill the family court literature. Stats Canada does not keep separate tabs on custody-linked suicides. But Australia, a country much like our own in this regard, does — and there are about 20 hardship-related suicides a week.

Men cannot sit next to unaccompanied children on Virgin flights

Two years ago,  British Airways found itself accused of blatant discrimination when flight attendants asked a male passenger to move away from sitting next to an unaccompanied minor. Mirko Fisher was embarassed and humiliated, so much so, he did not let it rest and took court action against British Airways. Read more here. Just this week, Virgin […]

Men’s Guide to a Smooth Divorce

Todd R. Howerter

How to save your kids, your money and your sanity, A well written, sensitive and sensible guide to separation, children, property settlement and divorce. It is American, but the principles expressed here are universally preferable and acceptable. The author introduces the book by welcoming readers with the words , “I’m glad you found this book. Even […]