By Katherine Rosman, New York Times
July 13, 2018
Mr. Crouch, who grew up in Anchorage, said he began working in men’s rights after a relationship with an abusive woman led him to seek state funding for a program for abused men. He was told men don’t qualify for such grants, he said.
After moving to Southern California, Mr. Crouch met Philip W. Cook, the author of “Abused Men,” who told him about N.C.F.M., which emerged from men’s rights groups that formed in the late 1970s and early 1980s, in the wake of feminism’s second wave. Mr. Crouch attended a meeting in Los Angeles and joined.