Legality of Circumcision in the UK to be Challenged

Mike Buchanan, the powerhouse behind the UK organisation Justice 4 Men & Boys (J4MB), has recently initiated a Private Prosecution against Joseph Spitzer, a doctor that has circumcised thousands of boys in his career, in order to test UK law on the topic of circumcision. According to UK legislation dating back to the 1800’s, Circumcision…

Mick Carroll, that’s not protecting, it’s child rape enabling

Written by Andrew Richards. The views expressed are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of Men’s Rights Sydney So Im going to respond to Mick Caroll’s editorial on Tim Simona, entitled “You’re not victims, you’re deadbeat dads” I will get to the article and its attitudes in time, I became aware of this sorry excuse for an…

An Open Letter To Cassie Jaye

Written by Andrew Richards. The views expressed are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of Men’s Rights Sydney Dear Ms Jaye, I initially sent the following letter as a private letter to you through your facebook page. However after receiving a less than encouraging response regarding when – or even if – you would read it, from…

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Authors Note: This article started as a post in the comment section of an article named “Why I Changed My Mind on International Men’s Day” on a UK pro-feminist blog called “InsideMAN”. For those who would prefer the TL;DR version, the premise of the article was that, although the author used to oppose IMD (because, hey, every day is men’s…

Political Acknowledgements

This is just a short acknowledgement of the politicians who have expressed a willingness to promote solutions to the problems faced by all Australians, regardless of sex and who have spoken out in opposition to censorship and other regressive attitudes. Mens Rights Australia would like to extend their thanks to the following candidates in the upcoming Australian…

Celebrating International Men’s Day in Sydney

Originally posted on Talk About Men:
To mark International Men’s Day on Thursday 19th November, Talk About Men has invited five great speakers to debate the question: “If masculinity is in crisis, what needs to change, men or society?” The speakers will include: Greg Andresen of the One in Three campaign for male victims of family violence Nic…

Why I’m backing QLD Labor Premier on male victims

Originally posted on Talk About Men:
This week the Labor premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, made headlines by calling for campaigns against domestic violence to be inclusive of male victims. Predictably—for anyone who understands the world of gender politics—this call for greater inclusivity and gender equality was not celebrated (or even begrudgingly tolerated) by the…

Sydney harbour bridge in glorious suncet

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 33,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 12 sold-out performances for that many…

Four levels of knowing

Originally posted on A Voice for Men on September 7, 2011 by Dr. F (Ian Williams) and is republished here in its entirety with permission from the author. Some years back when my graduating film had just wrapped up with it’s shooting I walked out of my house utterly dazed. It had been a grueling ten day shoot which…