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Christianity in the US & Food Security

Christianity in the US & Food Security

Christianity in the US: The percentage of people that call themselves Christian is in steep decline according to a new Pew ...

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TTC Extra: Cannes Film Festival's

TTC Extra: Cannes Film Festival's "Heelgate"

A controversy dubbed "Heelgate" at the Cannes Film Festival. Women were turned away from the red carpet if they were not ...

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Cindy Williams on #HeelGate

May 20, 2015 Cindy Williams on #HeelGate

It’s being called Cannes #HeelGate.  Women at the famed Cannes Film Festival have been reportedly turned away from Sunday’s premiere of Todd Haynes’ ‘50s lesbian romance Carol for wearing flats.  To the Contrary interviewed Cindy Williams of Laverne and Shirley fame (about her new book Shirley, I Jest)  and she says leave it to the French. Here's what she told us.

Twitter users pointed out how the incident underscores some of the gender equality problems in the film industry despite the fact that pay equity is one of the big issues up for discussion at the festival.

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Aisha Moodie-Mills Becomes LGBT PAC's First Female Black President

May 19, 2015 Aisha Moodie-Mills Becomes LGBT PAC's First Female Black President

To The Contrary's panelist Aisha Moddie-Mills becomes first female and first black president of the Victory Fund and Institute.

 

 

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Women's News

How Women Are Using Real Estate To Break International Molds

May 21, 2015  | Read More »

There are almost as many women in the world as men. So why is it that we see so few as our bosses, GMs and CEOs? A report by Pearl Initiative (PI), titled “Women’s Careers in the GCC” and released in April 2015, revealed that though women almost matched men in population numbers, their contribution to the global workforce stood only at 32 percent. The report said only 12 percent of CEOs are women, only 17 percent acted as board members, and a meager 24 percent were found working in senior management positions.

Women, Rape Allegations And The Struggle To Be Believed: Jarvis DeBerry

May 21, 2015  | Read More »

Earlier this year, when black people on Facebook were at each other's throats over allegations that Bill Cosby is a serial rapist, one particularly angry man attacked me for believing the actor's accusers. Many, if not most, of the women who've accused The Cos are white, and this guy had a two-pronged argument. First, he said that there's no proof of Cosby's guilt. Second, he argued that nobody would give a damn if the accused women were mostly black. This country, he said, does not care about black women.

It's About Time: New York Bill To Protect Pregnant Women From Discrimintation In The Workplace Passed

May 21, 2015  | Read More »

Being discriminated against in the workplace because of pregnancy is a burden no woman should bear. That’s why New York will soon become the 15th state in the country to pass a bill that will protect the rights of pregnant workers. This bill will join laws already on the books such as the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and Americans with Disabilities Act.

Planned Parenthood Says Counseling And Medical Care For Women Victimized By Rape Is “Senseless”

May 21, 2015  | Read More »

(LiveActionNews) — Unsurprisingly, Planned Parenthood is proving its grand lack of “Care. No Matter What.” for rape and incest victims. Once again, America’s abortion giant is proving that abortion is its front and center priority – not the well-being and rescue of victimized women.

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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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