Men's Rights Activist Threatens to Murder Women Who Visit His Site

The creator of a new social media site for men - called Manbook and bound to confuse lots of dudes who are there for something else — is angry that women (especially feminists) might try to join the network. So he's issuing a threat: Sign up and die. » 12/31/14 6:30pm 12/31/14 6:30pm

Men's Rights Group Demands Their Balls Be Allowed to Breathe on Buses

A recent campaign to stop the phenomenon known as "manspreading" on New York's transportation system has men's rights organizations in a tizzy, especially in Canada, where one "advocacy group" is demanding men be allowed to spread their legs as far and wide as they want to to avoid a pain more awful than anything… » 12/29/14 12:00pm 12/29/14 12:00pm

The Most Inane Moments from Last Weekend's Men's Rights Conference

The first ever International Conference on Men's Issues took place in St. Clair Shores, Michigan (right outside of Detroit) late last week and while no representative from Jezebel was able to attend (the last weekend in June is when we meet to raise our Diva Cups in a toast to misandry), many highly capable… » 7/02/14 7:15pm 7/02/14 7:15pm

This Commercial for a Female Men's Rights Attorney Is Truly Special

Meet Marilyn D. York, a divorce and family law attorney practicing in Reno, Nevada. She will get you yours if your wife has been secretly plotting to divorce you even though she's "finally losing that baby weight after nine years and hooking up with your son's baseball coaches on Facebook." (Coaches, plural.) » 5/29/14 1:20pm 5/29/14 1:20pm

'Dads' Rights' Bill Author Is Rich Guy Who Hates Paying Child Support

A new bill in Wisconsin that promises to promote "Dads' rights" by giving super rich "Dads" the "right" to pay significantly less child support turns out to have been written by (drumroll please): a wealthy male political donor who doesn't want to pay child support! » 1/13/14 6:15pm 1/13/14 6:15pm

Men Are Victims of Military Sexual Assault, Too

Sexual assault in the military has become a topic of much debate this year, bringing huge amounts of media scrutiny to an issue that's all-too-often covered up or ignored. However, there remains one area of military sexual assault that's gone largely unmentioned and unexamined: the issue of attacks on men, who,… » 6/24/13 7:00pm 6/24/13 7:00pm

Bros Before Hos: The New Breed of Divorce Lawyer

There are divorce lawyers and then there are divorce lawyers, the latter and emphasized of which hang out in super secret clubhouses, keep stashes of Sports Illustrated under the floorboards, and assure all clients that, just as soon as they learn the secret handshake, all the secrets of divorce court prejudices will… » 7/23/12 1:15pm 7/23/12 1:15pm

Men's Rights Activists Upset the Word 'Men' Isn't Used More in…

The best part of today, aside from the fact that the Affordable Care Act was upheld, has been the rush of schadenfreude that comes from watching sourpuss Michele Bachmann types flip the fuck out about it. The latest group to react poorly are men's rights activists who are upset that health care reform spends too much… » 6/28/12 11:55pm 6/28/12 11:55pm

A Clever Plan to Breed White Ladies Out of Existence

I'd like to take this moment to thank Men's Rights Activists for filling my cold black heart with delirious glee every time they come up with a new dumb idea. The newest one? White dudes, tired of the uppity bitchiness of western women, should marry a smiling, submissive brown lady, like the kind that wear banana… » 5/17/12 11:50am 5/17/12 11:50am

Why Guys Really Hate Being Called 'Creepy'

The newest cause célèbre for men's right activists (MRAs) has nothing to do with divorce law, "false rape allegations", or the dangers of "sperm-stealing" feminists. It's about the C-word. No, not the ladybusiness one. We're talking about "creep." » 4/20/12 5:40pm 4/20/12 5:40pm

How Long Can You Listen to this Men's Rights Anthem Before You Tear…

God, you guys, you know what sucks? How men are responsible for all human achievement (except, uh, actually making other humans) and women just shit all over them. But now, thankfully, the Men's Rights movement has found a musical prophet fit to deliver the message that men are fed up with the rampant abuse from the… » 4/16/12 4:00pm 4/16/12 4:00pm

Punching Sperm-Stealing Women Totally Okay With Men's Rights Activists

The charming gentledudes-about-town in Reddit's Men's Rights Community have been feverishly running around in their little hamster wheel brains for the last few days in an attempt to help a message board member solve his urgent problem with his girlfriend. You see, it seems this man's dating one of those baby crazed… » 4/04/12 2:30pm 4/04/12 2:30pm

The Good and Evil Sides of Reddit

Reddit's gotten attention recently for the charitable projects it fosters. But it's still home to r/mensrights, recently named as a hate site by the Southern Poverty Law Center. How does Reddit reconcile its good works with its very vocal assholes? » 3/09/12 6:00pm 3/09/12 6:00pm

'Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act' Is Actually Designed to Let Men Block…

Last week, a truly stupid bill authored by Arizona Republican Trent Franks passed out of committee. PreNDA, formerly known as the Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenantal Nondiscrimination Act, purports to address the rampant American nonproblem of sex and race-selective abortion. But it seems that the… » 2/20/12 2:00pm 2/20/12 2:00pm

What Should You Do When Someone You Love Becomes a Men's Rights…

That's the question posed by an advice-seeker who wants to know what to do about his increasingly misogynist dad. We decided to look for a few more tips. » 1/06/12 7:45pm 1/06/12 7:45pm

Johnny Appleseed Was A Men's Rights Activist

Johnny Appleseed, who was a real guy named John Chapman, may have had kind of a beef with women. David Futrelle quotes from a contemporary account, via Wikipedia: » 11/04/11 6:00pm 11/04/11 6:00pm

Are Male Bathroom Helpers A Threat To Kids' Safety?

Should volunteer dads be allowed to take girls to the bathroom at a preschool? One mom said no, and her response has ignited a controversy. » 10/20/11 2:40pm 10/20/11 2:40pm

Men's Rights Fight Breaks Out On Wikipedia

Earlier this year, we learned that men greatly outnumbered women among Wikipedia editors. But now the site's article on men's rights has been through a controversial edit, and some men are calling Wikipedia "feminist propaganda." » 10/18/11 2:50pm 10/18/11 2:50pm

Campus Men's Rights Group Kicks, Screams

Students at Arizona State University have been noticing flyers for an organization called the Men's Rights Movement Group. And the group's website claims that "Women have NEVER been systematically oppressed." We talked to the MRMg's president to find out what these collegiate men's rights activists are all about. » 9/29/11 1:35pm 9/29/11 1:35pm