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Women Thought Leader: Mona Charen

Women Thought Leader: Mona Charen

Has modern feminism lost touch?

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TTC Extra: Sexist Bias in Movie Critics?

TTC Extra: Sexist Bias in Movie Critics?

Male critics are harsher on women-led films

Women's News

The Fight Over the Kavanaugh-Ford Testimony Remains a Stalemate
NBC News

September 20, 2018  | Read More »

Democrats and Republicans haven’t budged in the last 24 hours over the accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Republicans are demanding that accuser Christine Blasey Ford testify on Monday or that they’ll go ahead with a vote, while Ford’s attorneys are calling for the Senate Judiciary Committee to have additional witnesses. And Democrats are supporting that demand.

Health and Human Services Department Says It Lost Track of 1,488 Migrant Children
Time

September 20, 2018  | Read More »

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.

Women Still Fighting to Get Their Dues in the Medical Profession
The Guardian

September 20, 2018  | Read More »

Medicine is not a welcoming world for women, even in 2018. Women hold a tiny proportion of Britain’s professorial medical posts, while the NHS has a 23% gender pay gap. Just last month Tokyo Medical University admitted it had tampered with female students’ exam scores to stop them getting in, fearing they would put their careers on hold to get married and have children.

Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement
NPR

September 20, 2018  | Read More »

Women represent 20 percent of Congress members right now, and Republicans and Democrats differ sharply on why that's the case, not to mention how big of a problem that is.


Blog

Millennial Voices: Same-Sex Marriage in the Church

August 24, 2018 Millennial Voices: Same-Sex Marriage in the Church

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.

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Breaking Records, #MeToo Movement Fizzle?, Progressive Democrats

August 10, 2018 Breaking Records, #MeToo Movement Fizzle?, Progressive Democrats

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss female politician success in the primaries, the #MeToo movement and a shift within the Democratic Party.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Ann Stone, Co-Founder, Women For Trump; Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Jo Ousterhout, Consultant & Strategist, Women’s Leadership; Patrice Lee Onwuka,Senior Policy Analyst at the Independent Women’s Voices
 

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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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