Women's Film Festival
  • Gun Control Sit-In; <br> Donald Trump & Immigration Debate

    Gun Control Sit-In;
    Donald Trump & Immigration Debate

    Gun Control Sit-In: Why diverse Democrats are leading the gun control push, and why some say the sit-in was counterproductive. Donald Trump & Immigration Debate: What Trump's candidacy means in a nation divided over immigration. PANEL: Genevieve Wood, Cari Dominguez, Patricia Sosa, Zoe Carpenter, Jessica Vaughan

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  • Gun Control & Politics; State of Women;<br>Millennial Dads

    Gun Control & Politics; State of Women;
    Millennial Dads

    Will the Orlando shooting reshape America's views on gun ownership and how will that effect the presidential race? The White House highlights women's issues worldwide. Young fathers redefining the term "dad."

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  • A special documentary episode of To the Contrary explores the trend towards
    family reunification and away from orphanages. Host Bonnie Erbé travels
    to Ethiopia to explore why parents give up their children. She reports on the
    research showing how orphanages jeopardize children's psychological and mental well-being.

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  • Trump vs Clintons, Religious Schools;<br> We Were Feminists Once

    Trump vs Clintons, Religious Schools;
    We Were Feminists Once

    Trump vs Clintons: Donald Trump brings back old attacks against Hillary and Bill. Religious Schools: Colleges such as Baylor balance football, spirituality, and fighting rape. We Were Feminists Once: Andi Zeisler on the commercialization of feminism.

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Full Episode

Gun Control & Politics; State of Women; Millennial Dads

Gun Control & Politics; State of Women; Millennial Dads

Presidential politics, feminist Obama, and the changing culture of the term "dad"

Webisode

TTC Extra: Latina Voters' Negative View of Donald Trump

TTC Extra: Latina Voters' Negative View of Donald Trump

Latina voters are more motivated to vote than in the past, and it could be for Hillary

Blog

Gun Control Sit-In; Donald Trump & Immigration Debate

June 24, 2016 Gun Control Sit-In; Donald Trump & Immigration Debate

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the House Democrats sit-in over gun control, and what Donald Trump’s candidacy means for a nation divided about immigration.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood, Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez, The Nation’s Zoe Carpenter, and the Center for Immigration Studies’ Jessica Vaughan.
 

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Millennial Voices
Alice Award 2016

June 22, 2016 <b>Millennial Voices</b><br>Alice Award 2016

Summer To The Contrary intern Rio Lacanlale attended the 2016 annual Alice Award luncheon at Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument. There to celebrate the award recipients who are both women senators, Rio left with some unsettling thoughts: Why aren't more women in Congress?

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Women's News

General: Army's Training Of Men, Women Held Up As Example

June 24, 2016  | Read More »

Fort Jackson has become a guide for other military organizations trying to expand training for women now able to enter additional combat-related jobs, the post's departing commander said.

Emoji Women Can Now Get Pregnant, But They Still Can’t Work

June 24, 2016  | Read More »

This week the Unicode Consortium, a non-profit organization responsible for coordinating and standardizing code across the computing industry, released 72 new emojis. They include men wrestling, a man playing water polo, a man playing handball, and a man juggling. Absent are women playing sports or working jobs or doing much of anything at all, unless you count the ones shrugging or face-palming—or Mrs. Claus, whose exact responsibilities I’ve never understood. The only other new woman-specific emoji is a pregnant woman.

Why Our Brave New Post-Brexit World Must Have Women At Its Heart

June 24, 2016  | Read More »

Britain is leaving the EU and I would like to know what that means for women. For the cost of my childcare, for the likelihood of closing the pay gap and for the chances of this country ever ratifying the pan-European Istanbul Convention to end violence against women and girls.

Feminist: Transgender Push 'Is Harmful To Women'

June 24, 2016  | Read More »

In an article published Wednesday afternoon, prominent feminist Kathleen Sloan argued that the transgender movement is harmful to women, threatens their safety and erases the historical oppression they have suffered at the hands of men.

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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