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Category Archives: Domestic violence

Dealing with toxic parents

This post is an “all-call” for advice and opinions on the issue of toxic parents. Here’s the issue: If one is in a relationship with a friend or lover that is abusive and toxic, conventional wisdom would say to set clear boundaries for appropriate behavior and to demand that the friend or lover respect these […]

Lisa Stebic’s husband now considered “person of interest”

Previously I wrote about Lisa Stebic, the Chicago-area woman who went missing at the end of April. She was in the process of divorce, from a husband she (and witnesses) claimed is emotionally and verbally abusive. She had filed a motion to have her husband removed from the marital home they were still sharing, on […]

But I don’t want to go among mad people

“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice. “You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.” Court tomorrow. UPDATE: The goddess of reason has […]

National Organization for Men Against Sexism

Bongo*, Salt Lake City May 2007 Awhile back I posted about a couple of my students who were a little fuzzy on the whole “feminism” concept. My friend the Knitty Professor guided me toward the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS), a “pro-feminist, gay affirmative, anti-racist” group “dedicated to enhancing men’s lives.” Where have […]