Entries by Stand Up For Gus

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Gus Wins! The California Supreme Court has upheld Jason’ victory in the Appellate Court! On May 14th, Jason won a full reversal of the original judge’s erroneous decision from February 19, 2013 that denied him the right to go to trial and prove his parentage of Gus under a law barring parental rights to certain […]

Joseph Sorge: Filmmaker, Family Law Activist

Allow us to introduce Joseph Sorge.  Sorge is the Writer/Director of the powerful documentary film: Divorce Corp.  Narrated by Dr. Drew Pinsky, this movie spotlights the inequities and problems with the American Family Law System. Through an examination of influential cases as well as fascinating interviews with divorce attorneys, mediators, judges and litigants, Divorce Corp […]

PARENTAL ALIENATION AWARENESS DAY: APRIL 25, 2014, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

April 30, 2014 by Michelle Glogovac, Chair, Executive Committee, National Parents Organization of California I was very fortunate to be surrounded by so many people who are fighting for shared parenting on Parental Alienation Awareness day in Los Angeles, California. National Parents Organization of California joined Jason Patric and his organization, Stand Up For Gus at a […]

A Victory For Jason Patric

Thanks to the First Amendment, the actor fends off a restraining order demanded by the mother of his four-year-old child. On Monday, Jason Patric prevailed in what is likely a first-of-its-kind legal dispute. The actor’s ex-girlfriend Danielle Schreiber demanded a restraining order that would have prevented Patric from using their son’s name for “Stand Up for Gus,” an advocacy outfit […]

Zen and the Art of Parenting

Parents need their children as much as children need their parents. -Paul Carvel When you are a child growing up it may not occur to you that your parents are learning just as much as they teaching you.  A cliché we hear all the time is, “Children should come with instruction manuals.” But the same […]

What it Means to Stand Up

What does it mean to stand up for something?  To freedom fighters like Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Ghandi, it meant putting everything on the line, every single day to bring about social justice.  It meant never quitting, never growing complacent, never accepting what they knew in their hearts was wrong. There is […]

We Reap What We Sew

“We may be done with the past but the past is not done with us.” -Magnolia What are the long-term effects of warring, separated or divorced parents, where one is determined to exclude the other from contact with their child or children?  The short answer is that it is extremely detrimental to the development of […]

The Playfulness of Childhood

Growing up just twenty years ago the world was a vastly different place.  We hear all the time that today’s children don’t go outside and play enough.  They are cooped up indoors because it is unsafe to run around the streets like their parents did.  Or we hear others lament today’s culture that emphasizes the […]