Save the Males author Richard F. Doyle was born December 3, l930 in Rosemount, Minnesota. He attended St. Johnís Prep. school, Collegeville, Minnesota; White Bear High School, White Bear Lake, Minnesota; and St. Thomas College, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Heavily into athletics as a youth, Doyle served four years with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and three years with the Marine Corps Reserve, including a stint at officer training school in Quantico, Virginia. He was an air traffic controller for l7 years and an active commercial pilot and flight instructor for 3 years. He coached two U.S. Tug of War teams at the 1986 World Tournament in The Netherlands.
in l957, and now happily re-married, Doyle was shocked by the anti-male prejudice
pervasive throughout the court system. He formed the Menís Rights Association
(now Menís Defense Association ) in l972 and Menís Equality Now (M.E.N.) International
, an international coalition of similar organizations, in l977. He became
an author and lecturer on gender issues, especially divorce. His best known
work is The Rape of The Male (Poor Richardís Press, l976.
Now out of print). He has appeared on national TV shows, as well as many local
TV and radio programs throughout the country. From 1972 until 2004 he edited
and published The Liberator, premiŤre monthly newsmagazine of the legitimate menís/fathersí
movement with international circulation. A brief
of Doyle can be found on the Wikipedia website.
ďTo Dick Doyle, who for years has been the backbone ó & brain & muscle ó of the Menís Rights MovementÖĒ Professor Emeritus (USCLA) Daniel Amneus (From his autograph in the authorís copy of the Amneus book ďBack to PatriarchyĒ
Ė From your brothers at the National Coalition of Free Men.Ē