Women's Film Festival
  • Nice Attacks & RNC; Masculinity & Election; <br> Jennifer Aniston

    Nice Attacks & RNC; Masculinity & Election;
    Jennifer Aniston

    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.

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  • Police Shootings; Disability Bias?; <br>Transwomen & Olympics

    Police Shootings; Disability Bias?;
    Transwomen & Olympics

    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-Roldan

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  • Our Nation's Infrastructure at Risk

    Our Nation's Infrastructure at Risk

    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?

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  • Gun Control Sit-In; <br> Donald Trump & Immigration Debate

    Gun Control Sit-In;
    Donald Trump & Immigration Debate

    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 Vaughan

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  • Gun Control & Politics; State of Women;<br>Millennial Dads

    Gun Control & Politics; State of Women;
    Millennial Dads

    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."

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Full Episode

Police Shootings; Disability Bias?; Transwomen & Olympics

Police Shootings; Disability Bias?; Transwomen & Olympics

What to do in the wake of tragedy? Gender and disability payments. Trans athletes.


TTC Extra: Twitter Bans Troll

TTC Extra: Twitter Bans Troll

Online abuse gets a popular user barred from Twitter.

Women's News

'I Didn't Dream That This Would Happen': California Women Prepare To Watch Clinton Break Through Glass Ceiling

July 28, 2016  | Read More »

For the women in Congress who’ve known her the longest, Hillary Clinton’s acceptance of the presidential nomination will be recognition of the scrabbling they did together in the decades when female politicians were scarce.

Party Conventions Highlight Growing U.S. Divide On Immigration

July 28, 2016  | Read More »

On the first day of their convention, Democrats heard moving speeches from an 11-year-old American girl worried about her undocumented mother getting deported, a "Dreamer" brought to the country as a child without proper papers and U.S. Representative Luis Gutiérrez, a fiery voice for compassionate treatment of immigrants.

Here Are 3 Ways That Hillary Clinton's Nomination Changes Things For Women In Politics

July 28, 2016  | Read More »

During Bill Clinton’s tour through his relationship with Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, he called his wife “the best darn change maker I ever met in my entire life.” The former president was talking about her efforts to create social and political justice though her career in public service. But research suggests that Clinton’s nomination as the first woman to head a major party’s presidential ticket may also affect women’s representation in a nation where female political leaders have historically been as rare as a Vaporeon. (That’s a prized Pokémon, for those of you not in the Go — I mean, know.)

American Women Will Rule The Rio Olympics

July 28, 2016  | Read More »

They vault higher, swim faster, punch harder and kick more violently than ever. Their oars slice through water with propeller-like efficiency. They’re also pretty good at soccer, water polo and volleyball, both varieties: beach and gym. On foot they’re crazy fast.


Mabel’s House

July 25, 2016 Mabel’s House

by Sallie Bingham

One of the great pleasures attendant on my beloved Tuesday evening writers’ group in Taos is that I get to stay Mabel’s house that night—the glorious B&B on the edge of Taos Pueblo land that preserves her spirit. Here come all kinds of people from all kinds of places, not exactly the luminaries like D.H. Lawrence that she drew, but fine people of all shades and stripes. Mabel’s portrait and the portrait of her Taos Pueblo husband, Tony Luhan, preside over the big dining room where the guests all share tables for breakfast.

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The Republican National Convention; Roger Ailes Axed

July 22, 2016 The Republican National Convention; Roger Ailes Axed

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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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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