Women's Film Festival

Full Episode

Sexual Assault & Trump; Americans with Disabilities Act

Sexual Assault & Trump; Americans with Disabilities Act

More allegations against Trump, and the challenges for Americans with disabilities


TTC Extra: Record High Rate of STDs Reported by CDC

TTC Extra: Record High Rate of STDs Reported by CDC

The CDC reported a record rate of sexually transmitted diseases.


Early Voting Impacts Election; Debbie Allen's "Freeze Frame"

October 21, 2016 Early Voting Impacts Election; Debbie Allen's

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss early voting patterns among men and women and Debbie Allen’s theatrical narrative: Freeze Frame.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD), President and Founder of The Republican Muslim Coalition Saba Ahmed,  Civil Rights Lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar, and Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Voice Julie Gunlock.

Click read more to see what they had to say!

Read More »

Standing with Standing Rock – Update

October 19, 2016 Standing with Standing Rock – Update

By Sallie Bingham

An auction to benefit the tribes gathered at Standing Rock—also called Sacred Rock—may not have raised a lot of cash, but it did help us in the audience to have a clearer sense of what is happening.

As they continue to protect the waters of the Missouri River, and ultimately, of the Mississippi, into which it flows, the people at Standing Rock are no longer permitted to leave the encampment to go and offer prayers where the digging for the pipeline is continuing, nearby.

Read More »

Women's News

A Rape and Murder Prompts Thousands of Argentine Women to Protest
New York Times

October 21, 2016  | Read More »

After the rape and murder of a 16 year old girl, thousands of women took to the main avenue of Buenos Aires in protest for better women's rights. There has already been 19 murders of women in the first 18 days of October and this is a history of violence against women in Argentina.

Thousands of Men to Be Pardoned for Gay Sex, Once a Crime in Great Britain
New York Times

October 21, 2016  | Read More »

Thousands of men were arrested and charged in the past because gay sex was a crime in Great Britain. Now, times are changing and the government will now pardon these victims, but for living men, there still needs to be a case review for a pardon.

Donald Trump Heckled by New York Elite at Charity Dinner

October 21, 2016  | Read More »

Donald Trump, at the Al Smith charity dinner, went on the podium to provide some comic relief for the recent tension on his presidential campaign but it suddenly went downhill. He spoke about money and joked about his wife using an eerily similar speech to Michelle Obama's. Then Donald Trump spoke about Hillary Clinton and her email scandal and referred to her as "corrupt" multiple times.

Wikileaks poisons Hillary's relationship with the left

October 21, 2016  | Read More »

Hillary Clinton's recent emails being released by Wikileaks might have the left leaning away from her. She wrote poorly about many of the left's causes as "stupid" and "radical." This could sever ties between her and her liberal allies weeks before the election.

Support for pbs.org provided by:


Politics This Week & Debbie Allen's Freeze Frame

Answer questions correctly and we'll send you To The Contrary memorabilia!

Take the Latest Quiz »

The Host

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 ...

More »

TTC Newsletter

Sign up for the TTC Newsletter! Enter your name and email address below: