The Lonely Presence of Mel Feit, Guys’s-Rights Advocate

For many years, he has got tried to expose the real methods society discriminates against males. Will feminists ever see him as certainly not an enemy?

Just last year, on November 7, the editorial that is inaugural of Ms. Celebrated the book’s 40th anniversary in new york. Co-founding editors Gloria Steinem and Letty Cottin Pogrebin took a second to bask within the success of the revolutionary mag together with strides ladies are making since its founding in 1972.

The leader of a different—one might say, decidedly oppositional—movement reflected on the far-less-starry successes his movement’s had since its founding 25 years earlier on November 17, 1987 as the bash ensued, somewhere on Port Jefferson, Long Island.

Their title is Mel Feit in which he’s the creator associated with the National Center for males, a guys’s legal rights team situated in Coram, nyc.

“Men’s liberties, ” may sound oxymoronic—and perverse, something comparable to “white legal rights”—but to Mel and their musical organization of brothers it really is no light hearted matter. They think males’s equal legal rights are challenged by unjust kid help responsibilities, a family group legislation system that privileges mothers in custody situations, the trivialization of female-on-male violence that is domestic the social vilification of male sexuality, and social traditions that impose an outdated (and crippling) expectation of masculinity on guys. 続きを読む