A New Year’s message from Bettina Arndt

I wish I had a dollar for every letter I have received from an Australian man congratulating me for daring to write about what’s happening to men in this country. I’ve written about issue after issue where men are being done over: the denial of women’s role in domestic violence; the beat-up over sexual harassment; … Continue reading A New Year’s message from Bettina Arndt

Respect women (… well, unless they respect men)

One surprising inclusion in the 2020 Australia Day honours list was a Member of the Order of Australia award for Bettina Arndt. It was surprising not because the recipient was undeserving (which she wasn’t), but because such public awards tend to favour those pushing politically palatable (and increasingly left of centre) causes. You would probably … Continue reading Respect women (… well, unless they respect men)

Australian Federal Family Law Inquiry 2019

“The Federal Government will launch an inquiry into the family law system, after accusations the court system is failing vulnerable Australians. Coalition backbenchers and the crossbench, including One Nation leader Pauline Hanson, have been calling for an inquiry for some time, arguing the system is too expensive and slow. The inquiry will be run by … Continue reading Australian Federal Family Law Inquiry 2019

On housework and ’emotional labour’

You may have noticed articles appearing on the above topics with increasing regularity. Almost without exception the theme is one of men as unappreciative, lazy, selfish, oafs. We are told that women who are in heterosexual relationships are routinely forced to pick up the slack, and are consequently unhappy and disadvantaged. Until now I collated … Continue reading On housework and ’emotional labour’

Why is it so very hard for MSM to allow objective airing of men’s issues? The example of Triple J Hack’s ‘debate’

This evening ABC2/Triple J Hack are to broadcast what is billed as a debate on the topic of ‘Is Male Privilege Bullshit‘. In fact it will most likely be nothing more than yet another bigoted feminist soliloquy. They have most likely scheduled this program due to the considerable amount of recent publicity concerning the screening … Continue reading Why is it so very hard for MSM to allow objective airing of men’s issues? The example of Triple J Hack’s ‘debate’

Cassie Jaye and Karen Straughan in Sydney, Australia

This post was provided by Bettina Arndt Exciting times are coming. Fabulous women are coming to town. For a start there’s the young filmmaker, Cassie Jaye whose movie, The Red Pill has been causing such a stir. Cassie is speaking at the International Conference on Men’s Issues (ICMI) being held at the Gold Coast, June … Continue reading Cassie Jaye and Karen Straughan in Sydney, Australia

Are dads still being Mackintoshed?

The following post was was contributed by Bettina Arndt: Here’s some rare good news about our Family Court system. Fewer dads with very young children are being denied overnight care of their infants and toddlers. That’s a very big deal because up to three years ago most fathers lost out when they went to court … Continue reading Are dads still being Mackintoshed?

Another federal government domestic violence inquiry – This one focuses on family law

“On 16 March 2017, a Committee of the Australian Parliament adopted an inquiry into how Australia’s federal family law system can better support and protect people affected by family violence. The inquiry was referred by the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon. George Brandis Q.C. The Committee aims to make recommendations that will improve the system for … Continue reading Another federal government domestic violence inquiry – This one focuses on family law

Gender bias and wasted opportunities at the 2017 National Family Violence Summit

Today was the second and final day of the National Family Violence Summit. The Summit was facilitated by the Tara Costigan Foundation and sponsored by BaptistCare. An extract from today’s program is shown below: And no, in case you were wondering, there was no corresponding session to discuss what women could do to help reduce family … Continue reading Gender bias and wasted opportunities at the 2017 National Family Violence Summit

Men’s Referral Service: Clayton’s* support for male victims of domestic violence

“The Men’s Referral Service provides telephone counselling and referrals for Australian men impacted by family violence.” (Source) The Men’s Referral Service (‘MRS’) web site does not provide any information about the management of MRS nor its legal or financial details. Readers are informed that: “The Men’s Referral Service is a service of No To Violence, Male … Continue reading Men’s Referral Service: Clayton’s* support for male victims of domestic violence