By Barry Goldstein Thirty-one states permit rapists to use family courts to gain access to their victim and obtain custody or visitation of a child conceived from rape. The situation is outrageous, but it doesn’t even describe the full failure of states to protect rape victims and their children. Even in states that provide some protections, a conviction is necessary to shield survivors from
by Barry Goldstein In a Queens New York custody case, the court appointed a prominent psychologist to evaluate a young couple. The psychologist was frequently used as an expert in the New York courts despite a fathers’ rights bias that included a quotation in a New York Times article supporting shared parenting. Throughout his testimony supporting the abusive father,
NOMAS is celebrating 38 years of the pro-feminist movement. Come in and learn more. Welcome to our online home! The National Organization for Men Against Sexism is an activist organization of men and women supporting positive changes for men. NOMAS advocates a perspective that is pro-feminist, gay affirmative, anti-racist, dedicated to enhancing men’s lives, and committed to justice on a broad range of social
Dr. Robert Brannon, for NOMAS Just over 50 years ago, in a house beside the Hudson river, a woman in her mid-30’s, Betty Goldstein Friedan, struggled in isolation, against impossible, ancient, even invisible glass-ceiling barriers, to write a book which in turn would ignite a blaze, that would finally change the world. But in the beginning, in this suburban beautiful spot, her path was
The Men’s Studies Association of NOMAS wishes to identify and honor the many American scholars who, since the late 1960’s, have been: Notable Career Contributors to Social Science, from a Clearly Feminist Perspective. .While any such list inevitably will be incomplete, the MSA has tentatively identified the following qualified social scientists: Paula Gunn Allen, Kathleen Barry, Pauline Bart, Sandra Bem, Jesse Bernard, Lee Bowker,
NOMAS joins the family, friends and fans in mourning the loss of domestic violence spokesperson Jenni Rivera, who was killed Sunday, December 9, 2012 in a plane crash. The Lear Jet 25 with U.S. registration, disappeared minutes after taking off from the northern city of Monterrey on its way to Toluca. The crash has been confirmed by Mexico’s Director of Civil Aviation and the NTSB.
The National Organization for Men Against Sexism condemns the latest hateful message from Rush Limbaugh and encourages his removal from the airwaves. Limbaugh is one of the leading spokesmen for the most extreme side of the Republican Party and has a long history of sexist, racist, heterosexist and other indecent statements. As men and women of conscience, we cannot allow this man’s voice to
NOMAS is proud to endorse Denim Day in LA & USA sexual violence prevention and education campaign. On Wednesday, April 25th, Peace Over Violence will host the 13th Annual, and invite you to join us in educating the community at large on sexual violence prevention and the resources available to support survivors. Last year, over 2.6 million people from across the U.S. (and several foreign countries) made a social
The national office of NOMAS, the National organization for Men Against Sexism, has moved to a new office space at: NOMAS 3500 E. 17th Ave. Denver, CO 80206 Phone: 720-581-1813 Please send all correspondence, and snail mail membership forms to this address.
Dr. Robert Brannon, for NOMAS The National Organization for Men Against Sexism. On the dedication of the Betty Freidan Memorial Marker. November 10, 2011 Grandview, NY Just over 50 years ago, in a house near here where we stand, a woman in her mid-30’s, Betty Goldstein Freidan, struggled in isolation, against impossible, ancient, even invisible glass-ceiling barriers, to write a book which in turn