Has modern feminism lost touch?
A recently released investigation paints a damning picture of his team.
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss women’s role in Brett Kavanaugh’s supreme court nomination and a politically progressive hotel some are calling the “anti-Trump hotel.”
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Megan Beyer, Wilson Center, Women in Public Service Project; Patrice Lee Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voices; and Genevieve Wood, Senior Contributor, The Daily Signal.
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By Lauren Weiner
On July 12, 2018, after four days of deliberation, clergy members of the Episcopal Church voted to adopt a new resolution on same-sex marriage.Read More »
Christine Blasey Ford is seeking answers to a question that could define the rest of her life -- one that deterred her from going public weeks ago with sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Is it worth annihilating her privacy by giving public testimony that still may not derail his confirmation, but will expose her to a Washington storm that will ensure she is vilified forever by millions of his supporters? The chances of Ford deciding to go ahead appeared to rise Thursday after her attorneys opened negotiations with the Senate Judiciary Committee on a possible appearance next week.
Jair Bolsonaro, who has called women idiots and issued taunts about rape, could be the next president. For the 2.5m women who joined a new Facebook group, something had to be done
Near the top editors’ offices in the main newsroom of The New York Times is a photo from 1958 featuring three women — Enid Nemy, Patricia Green and Carrie Donovan. The three ultimately went on to have distinguished careers at The Times: Ms. Nemy reported from Southeast Asia and accompanied the Reagans; Ms. Green wrote about fashion, at one point from Congo; and Ms. Donovan became the style editor for The New York Times Magazine in 1977. But in the picture they’re sitting on the ninth floor, where all worked for “Food, Fashions, Family, Furnishings” — the women’s news section in those days.
Christine Blasey Ford requested anonymity when she first wrote a letter to her congressional representative Anna Eshoo, and, later, to Senator Dianne Feinstein, of California, describing an incident at a party when she was in high school. In the letter, she claims that the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, at the time an intoxicated seventeen-year-old, sexually assaulted her. By her own account, published on Sunday in the Washington Post, Ford had struggled with the question of whether to come forward with her story ever since Kavanaugh secured the Supreme Court nomination, in July. Senator Feinstein has said that she withheld the letter from colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee out of concern for Ford’s anonymity, before eventually handing it over to the F.B.I. We have seen in recent days that Ford had good reason to be leery of coming forward. Almost as soon as her name was made public, her lawyer said, she began receiving threats. She was impersonated online and was subjected to cruel, taunting messages from strangers. “From what I’ve heard you have 6 months to live, you disgusting slime,” one message reportedly said. Along with her children, she has had to flee her home and hire private security. She is now essentially in hiding.
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