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This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, we explore our first winner on the To The Contrary All About Women Film Festival.
We celebrate our 25th season of To The Contrary by hosting a film festival. Our winners will be aired for the next few weeks on our show times instead of our regular show. Our film festival is highlighting the best work, documentaries by members of these communities in five categories: Student entry, current events about advancing the rights of girls, women or diverse communities in the United States, Internationally, The history of the US women’s movement, telling women’s stories and Student entry.
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By Sallie Bingham
I felt the absence of art, in any form, during the last, terrible week. No one was reciting poetry, pointing to a painting, or reading from a book that offered inspiration or comfort. It was disappointing, but not surprising, when a dear friend who runs a small literary press told me that one of her donors had withdrawn his funding to devote it to “political activism.”Read More »
DOWNTOWN — Women have flooded Planned Parenthood looking for contraception that will last years — long enough to get through Donald Trump’s term as president — since the election.
The private sector has both a moral and commercial interest in harnessing the power of women and girls to grow their business, argued Cherie Blair and Bineta Diop during a panel at the Fortune-TIME Global Forum in Rome.
Spain Is Getting Rid Of Streets Named After Fascist Leaders, Dedicating Them To Women Instead
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Though Francisco Franco’s totalitarian Spanish regime was toppled nearly 40 years ago, its legacy is still present in the country. Walk through the cities of Spain, and you’re likely to find streets named after regime members like general José Millán Astray, attorney Adolfo Muñoz Alonso, minister José Enrique Varela, and many more (link in Spanish).
In the 1880s, Edward Charles Pickering, the director of the Harvard College Observatory, started amassing what would eventually become the world’s largest collection of photographic plates of stars—500,000 slices of the sky captured on glass.
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