Ending Men's Violence

NOMAS Panel Discusses Causes, Preventions for Same-Sex Domestic Violence

Panel Discusses Causes, Preventions for Same-Sex Domestic Violence
Reprinted with permission from QsaltLake (qsaltlake.com)

Written by JoSelle Vanderhooft
Wednesday, 16 January 2008

A panel of experts in domestic violence – all members of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism – met Jan. 11 at the South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society to discuss the problem of domestic violence in the romantic relationships of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people.

NOMAS Joined Successful Amicus Brief to Protect Women's-only Shelters

NOMAS joined an amicus brief with California Women’s Law Center in a case, in which a man who claimed to be a domestic violence victim brought an unsuccessful equal protection challenge to state funding for Los Angeles area women-only domestic violence shelters.

Serving as a tester for the National Coalition of Free Men, Blumhorst called ten agencies to request shelter because, he said, he was experiencing domestic violence.

2011 BrotherPeace Award: Dr. Margaret Baldwin

The Ending Men’s Violence Network of NOMAS addresses all forms of violence by men, particularly in the context of patriarchal privilege and sexism. The EMV-Net has been especially active in working against domestic abuse, but also addresses sexual harassment, rape and sexual assault, and the abuse of women in prostitution, and pornography.
 
The EMV-Net periodically awards its National BrotherPeace Award to an individual who has made significant lifetime achievements in combating Men’s Violence, or whose current work strongly exemplifies the principles of NOMAS and the Ending Men’s Violence Network.

2011 BrotherPeace Award: Dr. Margaret Baldwin

The Ending Men’s Violence Network of NOMAS addresses all forms of violence by men, particularly in the context of patriarchal privilege and sexism. The EMV-Net has been especially active in working against domestic abuse, but also addresses sexual harassment, rape and sexual assault, and the abuse of women in prostitution, and pornography.
 
The EMV-Net periodically awards its National BrotherPeace Award to an individual who has made significant lifetime achievements in combating Men’s Violence, or whose current work strongly exemplifies the principles of NOMAS and the Ending Men’s Violence Network.

Battered/Formerly Battered Women: Position Paper

The Battered and Formerly Battered Women's Caucus of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence call upon all Battered Women's Projects, Organizations and Workers to stop using clinical language, and mental health/social work models in their work with Battered Women and Children. These approaches were embraced to gain respect and support for the battered women's movement, but they have failed to do so.

Denim Day: pledge to wear jeans on April 25 and commit to educate about sexual violence.

NOMAS is proud to endorse Denim Day in LA & USA sexual violence prevention and education campaign. On Wednesday, April 25th, Peace Over Violence will host the 13th Annual, and invite you to join us in educating the community at large on sexual violence prevention and the resources available to support survivors. 

Last year, over 2.6 million people from across the U.S.

Position Statement on the harms of "treatment" models for men charged with dometic violence or abuse

A recent petition featured by change.org is of grave concern to the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) and advocates who understand the systemic nature of domestic violence and femicide. The petition, addressed to Roger Gooddell, was featured by change.org and gathered more than 13,200 signatures as of December 15, 2012 (http://www.change.org/petitions/nfl-take-real-action-on-domestic-violence).

NOMAS MOURNS THE LOSS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACTIVIST JENNI RIVERA


NOMAS joins the family, friends and fans in mourning the loss of domestic violence spokesperson Jenni Rivera, who was killed Sunday, December 9, 2012 in a plane crash.

The Lear Jet 25 with U.S. registration, disappeared minutes after taking off from the northern city of Monterrey on its way to Toluca.  The crash has been confirmed by Mexico's Director of Civil Aviation and the NTSB.

At least five people were traveling in the plane: the pilots, Miguel Pérez and Alejandro Torres, and three more passengers: the singer, her publicist and her makeup artist.