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  • Letter: Coalition is working to end sexism

    I was appalled at the ignorant and sexist comments of Councilman Frank Quintero, who called the National Coalition For Men (NCFM) a “joke” for demanding an end to the city's sex discrimination in self-defense classes. Do your research, Councilman Quintero. NCFM has a long history of success in bringing equal rights to male victims of domestic violence. Recently NCFM helped create the first official Los Angeles County Task Force on Male Victims of Domestic Violence in the L.A. County Domestic Violence Council. This was a result of NCFM's landmark appellate victory in which the California Court of Appeals held it is unconstitutional for the state of California to discriminate against male victims (Woods v. Horton). NCFM has even been praised by a federal judge for its work on equal rights for men.
  • Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes

    Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes
    By limiting free self-defense classes to women only, the city of Glendale and its Commission on the Status of Women is violating federal and state civil rights laws that protect against sexual discrimination, according to a letter sent this month to...

    New year will follow some familiar stories

    New year will follow some familiar stories
    Though it’s only the first day of the new year, the calendar is already packed for the Jewel City. A plastic bag ban goes into effect this year, the Museum of Neon Art is slated to open, the city looks to see how Chief Robert Castro will run the...

    Jury sides with city in police discrimination case

    A federal jury rejected a Glendale police lieutenant’s claim Friday afternoon that he was harassed and discriminated against because he is Armenian-American. Jurors deliberated for only a short time in U.S. District Court in Riverside before...

    Letter: Not sure who to hate these days

    Re: “Let’s talk about bigotry in Glendale,” op-ed, Nov. 13. I read with interest the latest Armenian charge of bigotry in the Glendale News-Press by William Bairamian. Since I have lived a long time in Glendale, there have been several...