How terrorism and racial tension will impact this presidential election.Can America shake its machismo and accept a female president? The actress calls out tabloids for its poor representation of women.Watch Video
Police Shootings: The country reacts to two men shot by police followed by a sniper attack on police officers in Dallas. Disability Bias?: A lawsuit alleges gender inequality when it comes to disability payments. Transwomen & Olympics: Transgender athletes will compete without gender restrictions in Rio. PANEL: Erin Matson, Patrice Lee, Kristin Tate, Avis Jones DeWeever, Victoria Rodriguez-RoldanWatch Video
A solid infrastructure provides jobs, allows domestic trade, as well as delivery and export of foreign goods, helping us to compete in a global economy.But over the years, our spending on maintenance has gone down,our use of our infrastructure has gone up, leaving it crumbling and in critical condition. How can this be remedied?Watch Video
Gun Control Sit-In: Why diverse Democrats are leading the gun control push, and why some say the sit-in was counterproductive. Donald Trump & Immigration Debate: What Trump's candidacy means in a nation divided over immigration. PANEL: Genevieve Wood, Cari Dominguez, Patricia Sosa, Zoe Carpenter, Jessica VaughanWatch Video
Will the Orlando shooting reshape America's views on gun ownership and how will that effect the presidential race? The White House highlights women's issues worldwide. Young fathers redefining the term "dad."Watch Video
What to do in the wake of tragedy? Gender and disability payments. Trans athletes.
Online abuse gets a popular user barred from Twitter.
The crowd booed Debbie Wasserman Schultz when she started addressing a delegation breakfast this morning in Philadelphia, the morning after she announced that she would resign as the chair of the Democratic National Committee.
PHILADELPHIA — When Hillary Clinton clinched the Democratic presidential nomination last month, her campaign put together a video that framed Mrs. Clinton’s victory as a giant leap in the women’s movement. Scenes of suffragists, Gloria Steinem and little girls in their mother’s arms flashed on the screen.
When Joan was an undergraduate, in the 1970s, she asked her boyfriend why one of his roommates was finishing up a Ph.D. while another, in the same department, still had several years left.
"I like money," says investment banker Naomi Bishop. "I'm so glad it's finally acceptable for women to talk about ambition." Bishop is the lead character in "Equity," a new film opening July 29 in New York City and Los Angeles and nationwide in August. It's the first movie about the women of Wall Street since the 1988 hit "Working Girl."
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss highlights from the Republican National Convention and the sexual assault allegations against Roger Ailes.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Executive Director of the Independent Women’s Forum Sabrina Schaeffer, Associate Professor at George Washington University Lara Brown, and Republican Strategist Rina Shah.
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by Kara Sorenson
at the Republican Convention for TTC
Women face plenty of barriers when they run for political office. However, when they do, statistically they win at the same rate as men. So why don’t we have more women in elected government positions? It’s not because they are unelectable. The real issue is that not enough young women are trying to run for office.
That was the message at a workshop at the Republican National Convention held by Running Star, a non-profit organization that focuses on supporting women under 40 to run for elected office. It was a positive and engaging event that brought both men and women together to learnt why we need more women in office.Read More »
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