fatherlessness and media images of men

American Popular Culture Has Portrayed Fathers As Drooling Idiots For WAY TOO LONG

Most people see thousands of media images daily. Over time, these portrayals help shape our expectations of parenthood, in ways some call “gender stereotyping.” While the media now lambastes fatherhood, portrayals weren’t always this way. Bob Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture, said: “While dads in ‘Leave It to Beaver’ and ‘The Donna...Continue reading

fatherlessness and child support debt

Too Many States Have Laws That Literally Offer Financial Incentives To DESTROY Families

While it obviously takes money to raise children, existing child support laws create fatherless kids. Calls to restructure child support aren’t new as editorials have appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Denver Post, The Baltimore Sun, The Boston Globe, The Charleston Post And Courier and in a report by National Public Radio. Examining how child support creates fatherlessness begins...Continue reading

fatherlessness and schools

Can Schools Help Fill the Void Fatherless Boys and Girls Experience? ABSOLUTELY!

Male primary school teachers have become an endangered species. While pre-school and kindergarten gender disparities are worst, where women comprise 97.7 percent of teachers, elementary and middle schools aren’t significantly different. Between 1987 and 2012, the percentage of male teachers declined in every measured period, falling to 23.7% of all teachers. The future gender uniformity was exhibited in a...Continue reading

fatherlessness and divorce

The Establishment Creates Fatherless Kids

Attorney Robert Franklin recently said: “The terrible effect of fatherlessness on children, including when they become adults, is the single greatest social ill we face. And yet we promote it – actively promote it – as a matter of public policy.” Worse still, it’s done to benefit a wealthy special interest group. Family law is a $50 billion industry...Continue reading

Scroll to top