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Harvey Weinstein Trial; Transgender Athletes; Racial Healing

Harvey Weinstein Trial; Transgender Athletes; Racial Healing

#MeToo movement, women's sports, and finding unity

Webisode

TTC Extra: Equal Rights Amendment Deadline

TTC Extra: Equal Rights Amendment Deadline

House removes ratification of the ERA deadline.

Women's News

US Men's National Team Tells Soccer Federation Women's Pay Should Be Tripled
CNN

February 14, 2020  | Read More »

As members of the United States women's national soccer team prepare for their gender discrimination trial against US Soccer, their teammates on the men's side issued a blistering statement of support.

Harvey Weinstein Trial Nears Final Act After Defence Rests
the Guardian

February 14, 2020  | Read More »

Harvey Weinstein looked cheerful at the end of five hours of closing remarks in the New York supreme court, despite facing possible life imprisonment. As he trundled down the corridor on his walking frame, smiling broadly at reporters, he was asked what he thought of the final pitch to the jury made by his lead lawyer, Donna Rotunno. “I loved it,” he said. “I called it the Queen’s speech.”

Tennessee Republicans Worry Women Will Go on Tampon-Buying Frenzy
the Guardian

February 14, 2020  | Read More »

During a three-day sales tax holiday, shoppers are allowed to buy computers and clothing tax-free, but not feminine products.

House Repeals Deadline to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment
CBS News

February 13, 2020  | Read More »

The House voted to eliminate the nearly forty-year-old deadline to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which would explicitly provide women with equal rights under the Constitution. Virginia last month became the 38th state needed to ratify the amendment, passed by Congress in 1972. But states were only given seven years to ratify the amendment. It was set to expire in 1979 but was then extended to 1982.


Blog

It's Time for Progress on the United States' Violence Against Women Act

November 25, 2019 It's Time for Progress on the United States' Violence Against Women Act

By Noel Gasca


Women across the world today are calling on global leaders and governments to take a stance on ending violence against women. Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and it’s led to protests, speeches, and the publication of studies addressing the issue.

 

Here in the United States, politicians and the public are urging lawmakers to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, the oldest federal law tied to investigating and prosecuting violent crimes against women. 

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Impeachment Inquiry; #FireDrillFridays; #MeToo & The C-Suite

November 22, 2019 Impeachment Inquiry; #FireDrillFridays; #MeToo & The C-Suite

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the difference in opinion between men and women on Trump’s impeachment inquiry, Jane Fonda’s fight for environmental justice and the #MeToo movement’s impact within corporations. 

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Megan Beyer, Women for Biden; Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voice; Sabrina Schaeffer, Senior Director, White House Writers Group

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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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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