Friday, October 9, 2015

Halle Berry 'Wants Monthly Child Support Obligation To Gabriel Aubrey Slashed

Posted in Entertainment News 10/23/2014

"... They are parents to six-year-old Nahla, but it appears as if Hollywood actress Halle Berry and her former model partner, Gabriel Aubry, 38, are struggling to agree over child support obligations. According to, Halle, 47, has reportedly been claiming that her ex-boyfriend has been living entirely off her monthly child support payments of $16,000 and wants it to stop. ..."

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No Justice, No Problem

Posted in Policy & Legislation 10/22/2014

"... “Yes Means Yes” refers to a law recently passed by the California Legislature that governs the way higher-education institutions in the state adjudicate claims of sexual assault. They are required to employ a standard of “affirmative consent,” which tilts the scale toward a guilty finding given certain fact patterns. “If both people didn’t make it absolutely clear that they consented to their sexual encounter, the college can find that the person who didn’t consent was assaulted,” ..."

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A False Accusation Can Spell End Of College Male’s Future

Posted in False Accusations 10/22/2014

"... Proponents of these policies also demand an evidentiary standard of “preponderance,” which basically is a coin toss where all a university administrative committee needs to deem a man guilty of sexual assault and expel him is a smidgen above 50 percent. This “preponderance” standard raises the likelihood that a college male who engaged in consensual sex will be wrongly convicted and expelled. Once this happens, that college male has no future. ..."

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Sex Discrimination Against Men: 10 Ways Employers Could Fall Foul

Posted in Gender Issues 10/22/2014

"... HR professionals are used to looking out for the warning signs of potential claims of sex discrimination against women. But what about sex discrimination against men, as seen in the recent employment tribunal claim against Ford Motor Company over its policy on pay for men during paternity leave? Here, we round up 10 examples of how employers’ actions against men can lead to sex discrimination claims in employment tribunals. ..."

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Five People 'Plied With Date-Rape Drugs And Sexually Assaulted' At Fraternity House Near UC Berkeley Campus

Posted in Sexual Abuse 10/22/2014

"... Five people were reportedly drugged and sexually assaulted at a fraternity located off the University of California at Berkeley campus. The suspected assaults allegedly took place at the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity house located in the 2300 block of Piedmont Avenue sometime between Friday and Sunday of last week. ..."

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College Feminists Attack Male Student During Debate, ‘You Were Taught To Be A Boy!’

Posted in Feminism 10/22/2014

"... The topic of the debate, which was sponsored by the the Olympia Academy, was “feminism and men’s rights.” During a heated discussion over the socialization of gender, the students began to argue over whether gender is learned or innate. At one point, a female debater erupted at a male student who had been unsupportive of the socialization theory, exclaiming, “[y]ou were taught to be a boy!” ..."

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Make Fitness Work for You

Posted in Fitness 10/21/2014

"... There are so many ways to get exercise, from walking and hiking to swimming, biking, tennis, or even ballroom dancing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends engaging in 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity five days a week. Whatever you decide to do, it’s important to consult with your doctor before you begin. Exercise is a great way to lose weight and maintain a healthy heart. ..."

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Good Nutrition During The First 1,000 Days Of Life Is Critically Important

Posted in Nutrition 10/21/2014

"... There has been a lot of focus in recent years on kids’ nutrition — the obesity epidemic, getting kids to move, changing the way they eat at school. That’s all good and helpful (we think and hope). But what if we started earlier? What if healthy eating started, say, at conception, and lasted throughout the first 1,000 days of a child’s life? ..."

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Fitness Trackers Motivate An Exercise Movement

Posted in Fitness 10/21/2014

"... Wearable motion-sensor devices give real-time progress reports that help motivate people to be more active. They have become the latest symbol of our digital world. The bracelet-like fitness tracking devices are helping millions keep in step with the times and their body. ..."

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