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What I Learned at the First International Men's Issues Conference

Arthur Goldwag | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Arthur Goldwag

When it comes to the fringes, neither side is really fighting about what they say they are -- they're projecting and acting out much deeper hurts. The 150 or so attendees of the convention I went to weren't all monsters by any stretch of the imagination. But I daresay most of them weren't very happy people either.

One Man's Spot-On Message For 'Men's Rights' Activists

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women

"Sure, a pretty girl will get into a club before you do, but you know what else a hot girl has to deal with? Six dollars less an hour than I would get...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Controversial Men's Rights Conference Sparks Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.30.2014 | Women

A men's rights group that purports to address "the bigotry that is routinely practiced against men and boys in this culture" will hold its first major...

19 Hilarious 'Men's Rights Movies'

Posted 10.22.2013 | Women

Oh, Twitter trending topics. We've come across the occasional funny one (#AddAWordRuinAMovie, anyone?), but more often that not we've been appalled...

Are College Males The Real Victims? This Men's Rights Activist Says So

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.27.2013 | College

Fewer and fewer males are enrolling in college institutions, and one men's rights activist argues that it's because men "don't feel that welcome on ca...

Dear Suzanne Venker, White Men Are Not 'Second-Class Citizens'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.16.2013 | Women

White, American men are now second-class citizens. That's the premise of an article Suzanne Venker posted on Fox News last week, a follow-up to her...

Why Reddit Tends Towards Sexism In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.03.2013 | Technology

Men are twice as likely as women to use Reddit, according to a newly released study from Pew Internet on the site that calls itself "the front pag...

WATCH: This Ad Outraged Fox News

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.23.2013 | Women

An ad for Samsung's Smart TV is creating quite a furor on the Internet. The video, "Evolutionary Husband?", which was uploaded to the brand's YouT...

The 'Feminist Victims Fund' Is The Latest Sexist Subreddit

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology

Just when Reddit does something cool, a new terrible subreddit emerges. The Feminist Victims Fund is a new subreddit that was created as a reaction to...

Some Arguments Just Don't Have Two Sides

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 04.09.2013 | Media
Roy Speckhardt

Bigoted people of all stripes and sizes will continue to cling to their prejudices and sadly, they will even demand that their intolerant and inaccurate beliefs be the standard by which all of society lives. It's time to call them on their hate and stop equating them with valid and informed stances.

Women for Men Just as Much as They Are for Obama

Lamees El-sadek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lamees El-sadek

The positions President Obama and Governor Romney took on the Women's Amendment is indicative of their social, economic, and political values. Here are facts behind the mandate to inform your vote.

In The Name Of The Father: The Links Between Religion And Paternity

Rob Brooks | Posted 08.14.2012 | Religion
Rob Brooks

We may never get to the bottom of all these questions, but new research suggests religious practices can very effectively assure paternity -- the aspect of reproduction that undoubtedly causes men most anxiety (especially in the post-Viagra era).

For The Sake Of Equality, How About An International Men's Day?

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 05.12.2012 | Comedy
Kelly Cogswell

Thursday was International Women's Day, and like always, there was some guy saying, "Why isn't there an International Men's Day? Yuk, yuk." And while the usual response is, "Every day is a men's day, you asshole," maybe it's time to agree.

The Goddess Kali, Gender, and Violence: A Hindu-American Feminist's Struggle

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

Men are not the enemy. They are just as vulnerable, nuanced and wise as women. They suffer just as much. I did not want to see this. Recently, I've had to admit that I need to see. That we all do.

I'm With Stupid: Use Your Noodle to Fight for Men's Rights

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.14.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Gentlemen, we have a problem. It seems that once again our rights have come under attack. What rights, you ask? Why, only the right to be thoughtless, juvenile, unkempt, out-of-shape pigs.

Why We Don't Need A 'Men's Movement' To Be Good Men

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

There are plenty of ways the law (particularly family law) and popular culture, as represented by the media, have limited men. But we have no one to blame but ourselves. We made the laws. We control the media. Our popular culture has dumbed down men to sex- and sports-crazed idiots, with very little space for the nuanced truth of how hard it is to try to be a good dad and a good husband and breadwinner

No, Seriously... What About Men?

Paula Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paula Goldman

For eight years, I held leadership positions in women's organizations. Every time a stranger asked me what I did for a living, I always felt discomfort. What bothered me is the way that men are being increasingly left out of the picture.

Transcending Ovaries: Toward Male Equality in the Abortion Debate

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

In Florida's House of Representatives, Rep. Janet Long opposed a bill that would require women to pay for ultrasounds before an abortion, telling adversaries: "Stand down if you don't have ovaries."

Doubling Down on Baby M: New Jersey's Ongoing Resistance to Surrogacy

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

That a woman consented to use her body as a surrogate was irrelevant, because there are some acts to which nobody is permitted to consent. As well-meaning as this approach might have been, its underpinnings are inescapably sexist.

Embracing Teenage Sexuality: Let's Rethink the Age of Consent

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

Our draconian consent laws are largely the product of a conservative political culture that has transformed the fight against child molestation into a full-blown war on teenage sexuality.

McCain-Palin's Extreme Position On Violence Against Women

Heather Tirado Gilligan and Nikki Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Heather Tirado Gilligan and Nikki Jones

Sexual assault prevention and the treatment of victims is not a divisive partisan issue. The Republican party is putting forward two candidates profoundly out of sync with most Americans and the vast majority of legislators.