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Women Senators; Education Budget; Forced Marriage

Women Senators; Education Budget; Forced Marriage

Women up for reelection in the senate, cuts in education & an insidious problem.

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TTC Extra: Baylor University Lawsuit

TTC Extra: Baylor University Lawsuit

A couple of Baylor University football players have been accused of sexual assault.

Women's News

Melania Trump Hails 'Empowerment Of Women' At Saudi Company Visit
CNBC

May 22, 2017  | Read More »

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump praised the "empowerment of women" at a General Electric all-female service center in the Saudi capital on Sunday, saying the women should work together and educate their children well.

Think Your Credentials Are Ignored Because You're A Woman? It Could Be.

May 22, 2017  | Read More »

When I first became a professor I was 26. And female. (I'm no longer 26; still female.) The combination made me anxious about whether students would take me seriously as an authority on the material I was trying to teach. I made a point of introducing myself as "Professor Lombrozo," and I signed e-mails to students the same way — especially those addressed to Miss/Ms./Mrs. Lombrozo, or those that simply used my first name. I bought some collared shirts from Brooks Brothers; I made a point never to wear jeans when meeting with undergraduates. If I looked more like people's mental image of a professor, I thought, maybe I'd be treated like one, too.

Billy Bush's "Apology" Is An Insult To Women, And Frankly, He Can Keep It
Bustle

May 22, 2017  | Read More »

On Sunday, May 21, Billy Bush finally came forward and spoke out about the infamous "grab her by the p***y" tape from 2005 that was leaked seven months ago, in which Bush joked around and did nothing to discourage now-President Donald Trump from discussing treatment of women that clearly qualified as sexual assault. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Bush talked about how devastating the leak was to him and to his family, talked about his future plans to rejoin broadcast media, and said he was "sorry."

Will I Be Next? South Africa Women Ask
BBC

May 22, 2017  | Read More »

She was found dead, burnt beyond recognition and buried in a shallow grave in a deserted field, several days after she went missing.


Blog

Women Senators, Education Budget, Forced Marriage

May 19, 2017 Women Senators, Education Budget, Forced Marriage

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the women senators up for reelection (and we talk with three of them), Trump’s education budget cuts, and forced marriage in America.  

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Ann Stone, Women For Trump; Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor; Avis Jones-DeWeever, Founder, Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women; Patrice Lee, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum

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Counterculture Culture

May 18, 2017

By Sallie Bingham

The New Mexico History Museum here in Santa Fe just opened a big exhibit called Finding a Voice, with many photos and texts about the communes that existed in this state in the 60’s and 70’s, specifically those at Taos, Questa, and Placitas. The tone of the written commentary is respectful, if not worshipful, and the complex and painful questions raised are largely avoided.

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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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