Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) discusses the need for policy change under the Trump administration, leaving Congress to run for governor and the National Care Corps Act.Watch Video
From his cabinet picks, to the SCOTUS nomination, how has the Trump Administration worked in favor of women? How a movement changed the way sexual assault is addressed in Hollywood, schools and the workplace.Watch Video
The Representative from New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham on the need for policy changes.
Women still face problems on multiple fronts.
Elsa d'Silva was 13 years old. She was riding a local train in Mumbai with her mother, sister and brother. And just as she was about to get off, she felt it — a hand reaching up her skirt.
It’s no secret that there’s a “gender gap” in American politics, with men being more likely to vote Republican and women more likely to vote Democratic. And it’s also no surprise that in 2016, that gender gap increased: According to exit polls, Donald Trump won 52 percent of the vote among men and only 41 percent among women. By contrast, in 2008 John McCain won 48 percent among men and 43 percent among women, a five-point “gender gap” as compared to an 11-point gap in 2016. As the closest thing to an open misogynist leading a national ticket in a very long time, Trump’s weakness among women was predictable.
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss women finding their voices through social media movements and marches & an interview with Dr. Chanda Macias one of two black women to own a dispensary in the United States.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Carrie Lukas, President, Independent Women’s Forum; Erin Matson, Co-Founder, Reproaction, Rina Shah, Republican Strategist
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