Man-and-son

A letter to my son never born

Originally posted on A Voice for Men: and is republished here in its entirety with permission from the author January 21, 2013 By  Dr. F (Ian Williams) Dear son, Happy 18th birthday. Thank you for opening this letter to you not before this day as was my request written on the envelope. I know that you are doing well, and…

Kettlebells swing crossfit exercise man and woman

Personal Responsibility

Spider-Man was wrong. Well, his uncle was, anyway. The maxim “With great power comes great responsibility” isn’t exactly correct. Rather, the reverse is accurate: With personal responsibility comes greatness and personal power. Now, while you ponder that thought for a moment, let me add one more note so you know where I’m coming from. Normally…

endit

Addressing Violence Against Women & Their Children

Recently Prime Minister Tony Abbott, in conjunction with the Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews, and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women Michaelia Cash, published a press release addressing so-called “Violence against Women and ‘their’ Children”. Needless to say, and sadly, completely as expected, despite the fact that men are far more likely than women to be victims…

Why

Why Do Women “Get It” Quicker Than Men?

Author: Catreece MacLeod I had an interesting conversation a few days ago with John Narayan of Melbourne Australia, and he had a question that I think warrants further discussion: He asked “Why do the women in the movement seem to just get it so much easier than the men?” I had a few answers for…

trigger-warning

Trigger Warning: This Is An Article About Trigger Warnings

Author: Catreece MacLeod Before we begin dissecting the concept of trigger warnings, let us first define trigger warnings. A trigger warning is a warning mentioned at the beginning of a piece of media in much the same way someone would place a spoiler warning, except the spoiler in this case is you might be offended…

coke_3a8670_1503909

Why Is Discrimination Bad?

Author: Catreece MacLeod Why Is Discrimination Bad? Well, that’s obvious! It just… is. Right? The question’s a bit odd, though, because most people know these things are wrong these days, yet so few people actually understand why. The average individual just assumes they know why, but rarely do they sit down to reason out what…

empathy

BPD A Men’s Health Failure On Every Front

Editorial note: As described on our About page, part of our mission is to encourage discussion and debate on all subject matter related to men’s rights and issues. To this end, we present the following article. By: Jacob Shaftoe I’d like to bring up an issue for men.  It’s both personal for me, and I also think it’s important for both men and…

Godwins-Law-630x504

Godwin’s Law

Editers note:This writer is not an Australian we acknowledge that a lot of the things she talks about did not happen here in the same way that said Feminism is a international movement so her points still stand.  Godwin’s Law Catreece MacLeod That’s right, we touch on it now and then a little bit, but no one…

shameless

I Can’t Get Laid

Originally posted on A Voice for Me:
Feminist: “You’re an MRA, because you can’t get laid.” Out of all the shaming tactics that have been employed against me and my efforts to spread ideas relating to men’s rights and criticisms of feminism, the “can’t get laid” accusation strikes me as the most hurtful, insidious, and…