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Politics & Race; Colleges Tackle Assault; Elena Vanishing

Politics & Race; Colleges Tackle Assault; Elena Vanishing

Politics & Race: Donald Trump and Jeb Bush criticized for what some perceive as anti-immigrant rhetoric. Colleges Tackle ...

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TTC Extra: Gun Control

TTC Extra: Gun Control

The father of slained WBDJ reporter Alison Parker, is fighting for effective gun control laws. As the number of shootings ...

Women's News

Pope Francis: Priests Can Forgive Abortion If Women Are 'Contrite'

September 01, 2015  | Read More »

Pope Francis will allow Roman Catholic priests to absolve women who have had abortions if they seek forgiveness during the upcoming Holy Year of Mercy, the Vatican announced Tuesday.

Loose Women Poll Asking If Rape Is 'Ever A Woman's Fault' Sparks Backlash (Int'l)

September 01, 2015  | Read More »

Loose Women has been criticised for running a poll asking whether it is “ever a women’s fault if she is raped”. The vote came this morning following a discussion on the panel show following comments made by Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde.

The Woman Who Made History By Answering The Phone

September 01, 2015  | Read More »

Sept. 1, 1878: Emma Nutt becomes the first female telephone operator. The first telephones were hard enough to use without the added harassment of the teenage boys who worked as the earliest switchboard operators — and who were, per PBS, notoriously rude.

New 'Feminist Frequency' Video Examines 'Women As Reward'

September 01, 2015  | Read More »

In 2012, Anita Sarkeesian asked for $6,000 on Kickstarter to create a YouTube series dissecting the way video games commonly portray women, to be housed under her Feminist Frequency brand. Sarkeesian's project raised $160,000 and she's since released eight videos in the Tropes vs. Women in Video Games series, covering the "Damsel in Distress" trend, "Ms. Male Character" theme and the idea of "Women as Background Decoration." The latest video, released today, covers "Women as Reward" and it discusses the myriad ways women are offered as hyper-sexualized trophies in some popular video games.


Blog

Politics & Race; Colleges Tackle Assault; Elena Vanising; Elena Vanishing

August 28, 2015  Politics & Race; Colleges Tackle Assault; Elena Vanising; Elena Vanishing

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the Republican candidates and their controversial statements on race, whether campuses are safer in terms of sexual assault as students go back to school, and one woman’s harrowing journey suffering from anorexia.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer, Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara, Journalist Anushay Hossain, and The Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow.

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Donald Trump; Trans Women & Sexism;
Senator Claire McCaskill

August 21, 2015 Donald Trump; Trans Women & Sexism; <br>Senator Claire McCaskill

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Donald Trump’s impact on women voters, trans women and how they approach sexism, and Senator Claire McCaskill’s new book, Plenty Ladylike.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Founder, Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women Avis Jones-DeWeever; Author and Political Analyst Lara Brown; Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Patrice Lee;  Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar

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The Host

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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