Once again we are on the cusp of International Men’s Day. Aside from the men’s issues this event works to highlight, the following 2012 article takes a look at the hard working MRA who launched the event – Thomas Oaster.
The last two articles attempted to demonstrate how Blue Church and Red Church news outlets differently exploit group biases against men. The Blue Church sees the role of government as complexity manager. They focus on the teenaged mothers with children in the caravan. They also call on male college students and immigrants to emulate the […]
Immigrant rights activist Ana Maria Archila and survivors rights activist Maria Gallagher joined forces recently in an elevator to ensure positive change. Shown here expressing their sorrow and rage after a powerful confrontation with Senator Flake, of Snowflake, Utah, a devout Mormon, who then in turn made a “tiny gesture” based on their peaceful demands. […]
A woman alleges she was sexually assaulted at a party. The accused is a prominent man who has been known to indulge in adult beverages. Evidence is lacking. Witnesses are unreliable. No corroboration is forthcoming. The woman is portrayed as an innocent victim, the man as privileged and arrogant. And the whole fracas becomes a […]
I concluded last year’s series, “There’s a flaw in all men, we’re doomed; only women can save the day” with an an appeal for Officer Mohamed Noor’s humanity, and a request that men rally in hopes he get a fair trial. Philando Castile, Justine Damond, and the automatic in-group bias toward women Officer Noor has […]
Last summer in North Minneapolis, Thurman Blevins buried a sister he loved. Within days, his family was mourning him as well. He was dead. Shot in an alley after failing to outrun the police. In a 911 call, Blevins was described as shooting a gun into the ground, with a specifically branded bottle of gin. […]
Our opinions are shaped, in some part, by our media and social media experiences. My writing deals with a quirk in the brains of human males that I believe is creating a slow moving disaster as we move toward a state of perpetual moral panic. Christine Blasey-Ford’s testimony may be something we look back on […]
For over a year, some AVFM readers have tried to guess my political bias. Some AVFM readers are certain they already know. The Automatic Outgroup Derogation of Men exists independently of politics but is inextricably intertwined with politics. It permeates propaganda, media, religion, culture, and law. In today’s climate, it’d be impossible to pretend a writer […]