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NCFM HELPS ESTABLISH FATHERS’ DAY IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA – maybe

October 17, 2011
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NCFM HELPS ESTABLISH FATHERS’ DAY IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA – maybe

Fathers’ Day in Democratic Republic of Georgia! Saturday, October 15th, is Fathers’ Day here in Georgia (as in Russia rather than next to Alabama)! As some of you may recall, I petitioned the Georgian Parliament to create a Father’s Day, or turn March 3rd (currently Mother’s Day) into Parent’s Day.  You can get more...
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NCFM Member Ray Blumhorst and Prostate Cancer Blue Lights

October 14, 2011
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NCFM Member Ray Blumhorst and Prostate Cancer Blue Lights

Grass Roots Are Looking Nice and Blue This Year (for raising awareness about prostate cancer) “Person by person, group by group, the prostate cancer blue movement appears to be taking root nicely. LA City Hall is going blue for the first time ever September 16-18. Prostate cancer advocates who have long yearned to see more...
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Recent report looks at male teachers in primary-junior grades

October 12, 2011
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Recent report looks at male teachers in primary-junior grades

MORE MALE TEACHERS NEEDED   About this time last year Nipissing University Schulich School of Education professors Dr. Douglas Gosse and Dr. Mike Parr have released a new report that discusses the importance of, and the barriers faced by, male teachers in the primary/junior classrooms in Ontario. According to a 2008 Statistics Canada report,...
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When is a penn a pen, a solomon a solomon, and ignorance misandry by default?

September 1, 2011
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When is a penn a pen, a solomon a solomon, and ignorance misandry by default?

Penn and Solomon Published: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 3:00 a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 9:49 p.m. Regarding the article, “Sean Penn stumps in Petaluma for congressional candidate,” that appeared on petaluma360.com on Aug. 23, I found it ironic that Norman Solomon would use a Hollywood celebrity in order to attract...
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NCFM distributes educational flyer throughout Congress

August 29, 2011
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NCFM distributes educational flyer throughout Congress

Male Electorate Up For Grabs In 2008, men represented 47% of the total voting public. But of all the major blocs of the American electorate, the male electorate is probably the least-understood and most-ignored. As TV commentator Tucker Carlson explains, men represent “America’s single most important voting bloc.” Male Electorate Swings Most Races Although...
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State won’t press perjury charges against maid for false rape charges

August 19, 2011
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State won’t press perjury charges against maid for false rape charges

Mumbai Surabhi Vaya, Hindustan Times Mumbai, August 18, 2011 The state has decided not to proceed with perjury charges against the domestic help of Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja, convicted of rape, who had turned hostile during the trial after claiming that the actor had raped her. Public prosecutor Kashinath Dige told the Hindustan Times...
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The Supplemental DS-157 Nonimmigrant Visa Application Form — only men need apply

August 18, 2011
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The Supplemental DS-157 Nonimmigrant Visa Application Form — only men need apply

By Carl Agustsson NCFM Liaison Democratic Republic of Georgia With the 10-year anniversary of the horrible attacks of September 11th right around the corner, I decided to write an article about one of its effects: the introduction of the Supplemental DS-157 Nonimmigrant Visa Application Form.  The existence of the Supplemental DS-157 form for nonimmigrant...
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NCFM Press Release: Battered Men’s Rights Hero, Patricia Overberg, Passes Away

August 16, 2011
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NCFM Press Release: Battered Men’s Rights Hero, Patricia Overberg, Passes Away

Former DV Shelter Director Was the First to Help Battered Men and is Honored by Men’s Rights Activists 8/12/11 – Los Angeles: Patricia Overberg, the first known domestic violence shelter director in the United States to help male victims along with female victims, passed away today (August 11, 2011).  Patricia is being honored by men’s rights activists as a hero...
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The California Supreme Court and wool bras

August 16, 2011
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The California Supreme Court and wool bras

It starts out “Dear Herby”. It always starts out that way, the emails from the National Women’s Law Center. It’s like I’m their buddy, long lost sister, or comrade just freed from a patriarchal labor camp where I was whipped into testing wool bras designed to make women scratch themselves silly. The Fe-ME-ists who...
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Pioneering Domestic Violence Advocate Who Refused to Discriminate Leaves Lasting Legacy

August 16, 2011
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Pioneering Domestic Violence Advocate Who Refused to Discriminate Leaves Lasting Legacy

TORRANCE, Calif., August 15, 2011 – She changed the lives of thousands, perhaps millions, but few know her name. Patricia Shanley Overberg, MSW, died of heart failure in Torrance, California, on August 11, 2011, with her children at her side. Overberg, a native of Providence, Rhode Island, was 77. With the Violence Against Women...
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