News

2009 BrotherPeace Award goes to Barry Goldstein

The EndingMen’s Violence Network of NOMAS addresses all forms of violence by men, particularly in the context of patriarchal privilege and sexism. The EMV-Net is especially active in working against domestic abuse, but also addresses sexual harassment, rape and sexual assault, and the abuse of women in trafficking, prostitution and pornography. The EMV-Net periodically awards its National BrotherPeace Award to an individual who has

Read More »


Highlights of the Colorado Men Against Domestic Violence NOMAS Roundtable

On Saturday, January 16th representatives from fatherhood programs, domestic violence victim services providers, domestic violence offender treatment programs and others gathered to hear and discuss issues related to encouraging men to take a stand against domestic violence and build positive relationships. Featured at the roundtable were members of the National Organization of Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Leadership Council. Topics included: Domestic violence batterer programs,

Read More »


A Request to Men’s Organizations and Allies for Support of Protective Child Custody (with Spanish & French Translations)

From the NOMAS Child Custody Task Group Male supremacist groups (“Father’s Rights”) have caused unspeakable harm to our country and to our children by encouraging abusive fathers, often with little past involvement with their children, to seek custody as a tactic to pressure a mother to return or to punish her for leaving. “Shared parenting”, “friendly parent”, involvement of both parents and other concepts

Read More »


Homophobic Hate Crimes Reports Rise in the US

By Jessica Green Reprinteed with permission from www.PinkNews.co.uk Statistics from the FBI have shown an 11 per cent rise in reports of homophobic hate crime across America in the last year. The data, released yesterday (November 23, 2010), shows an overall rise of two per cent for all hate crimes, but this was markedly higher for anti-gay incidents and also for hate crimes based

Read More »


NOMAS Endorses the NY Model for Batterer Programs

After years of exploring a wide range of batterer program models, the National Council of NOMAS has given its full support to the New York Model for Batterer Programs (www.nymbp.org). This model was determined to be most in keeping with NOMAS principles and beliefs about sexism, domestic violence and batterer programs. Batterer programs, created in the mid 70’s, were originally designed to “treat” offenders.

Read More »


National Conference on Men and Masculinity

Click here for the Registration Form The 37th National Conference on Men & Masculinity (M&M), “Preserving Our Roots While Looking to the Future” will once again be presented in partnership with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, NCADV’s 15th National Conference Domestic Violence. Please join us in Denver, CO, July 21-25, 2012, for an exciting conference in support of anti-violencel initiatives. The NOMAS conference

Read More »


Video records NOMAS-Boston supply drive for DV shelters

NOMAS Boston, the Boston Chapter of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism, holds their annual supply drive for local domestic violence shelters. Putting together a wish list of items needed by the shelters, the coordinated effort entailed setting up stations in front of grocery and department stores to collect donated items and create teachable moments for the community. Watch the YOUTUBE.com video by

Read More »


Gay Bashing is About Masculinity

By Michael Kimmel Reprinted with permission from the author. This article appeared in the Winter 2011 issue of Voice Male magazine (www.voicemalemagazine.org). The tragic suicide of Rutgers University first year student Tyler Clementi last fall led to a wave of national hand-wringing anguish about the daily torture and humiliations suffered by young gays and lesbians. An article in The New York Times expanded the

Read More »