Women's Film Festival

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Ties That Bind:TTC Film Festival Winner, Changing Attitudes about Gender

Ties That Bind:TTC Film Festival Winner, Changing Attitudes about Gender

A personal and heartfelt documentary on one family's experience with gender transition

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TTC Extra: The Senate Tax & TrumpCare Bill

TTC Extra: The Senate Tax & TrumpCare Bill

Advocates lobby politicians to vote no on the pending tax bill.

Women's News

Kenyan Police Assaulted And Raped Women During Election: Rights Group
Reuters

December 14, 2017  | Read More »

\Kenyan police assaulted and raped women during election: rights grou

One Possible, Surprising Victim of Net Neutrality Repeal? Health Care
Fortune

December 14, 2017  | Read More »

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will likely succeed in his long-lasting quest to repeal net neutrality. On Thursday, the FCC will vote on net neutrality repeal, and the Republican-dominated commission is expected to pass the reversal of Obama-era regulations meant to curb the creation of Internet “fast lanes” which may throttle online access to certain companies and users. (UPDATE: The FCC voted on party lines to repeal net neutrality rules on Thursday.) The repeal, embraced by telecom giants like Comcast but opposed by tech critics like Google and Netflix, could have downstream consequences for a number of industries—including medical research and health care services.

In Alabama, Black Women Saved America From Itself – As They’ve Always Tried To Do
The Guardian

December 14, 2017  | Read More »

Black women have been trying to save America from itself for generations. So the breakdown of who voted in Alabama’s Senate election this week come as no surprise. Since as far back as the 19th century, African American women have been fighting for civil rights; they have always been front and centre in terms of mobilising support for equality and justice. Though it would not be surprising if you’ve never heard their stories – by and large black female trailblazers have tended to be erased from history.

Gender Discrimination Comes In Many Forms For Today's Working Women
Pew Research

December 14, 2017  | Read More »

About four-in-ten working women (42%) in the United States say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences, ranging from earning less than male counterparts for doing the same job to being passed over for important assignments, according to a new analysis of Pew Research Center survey data.


Blog

All About Women & Girls Film Festival Student Category Winner: Good Morning, Mrs. Rice

December 01, 2017 All About Women & Girls Film Festival Student Category Winner: Good Morning, Mrs. Rice

This week, PBS' To the Contrary w/Bonnie Erbé brings you a thoroughly enjoyable and creative documentary short 'Good Morning Mrs. Rice' by student filmmaker Andie Eisen. The first in a series of  winning programs from our About Women and Girls Film Festival

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Changing the Culture; Election 2017

November 10, 2017 Changing the Culture; Election 2017

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss changing the way sexual assault is addressed and the role of women in the 2017 election.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Hilary Rosen, Democratic Strategist; Carrie Lukas, President Independent Women’s Forum; Jennifer Higgins, GOP Political Strategist; and Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD)

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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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