This week on TTC we continue our All About Women and Girls Film Festival with 'The Ties that Bind', winner of the Changing Attitudes about Gender category. In this documentary Filmmaker Diana Newton invites us to join her family on the journey through her younger sibling's gender change.Watch Video
This week we present the winner for the student entry category: Andie Eisen's Good Morning Mrs. Rice. In this sometimes personal journey, we follow the filmmakers as they research the peculiar case of Mrs. Rice. Are they finding "a piece of queer history" or something else entirely?Watch Video
A personal and heartfelt documentary on one family's experience with gender transition
Advocates lobby politicians to vote no on the pending tax bill.
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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will likely succeed in his long-lasting quest to repeal net neutrality. On Thursday, the FCC will vote on net neutrality repeal, and the Republican-dominated commission is expected to pass the reversal of Obama-era regulations meant to curb the creation of Internet “fast lanes” which may throttle online access to certain companies and users. (UPDATE: The FCC voted on party lines to repeal net neutrality rules on Thursday.) The repeal, embraced by telecom giants like Comcast but opposed by tech critics like Google and Netflix, could have downstream consequences for a number of industries—including medical research and health care services.
Black women have been trying to save America from itself for generations. So the breakdown of who voted in Alabama’s Senate election this week come as no surprise. Since as far back as the 19th century, African American women have been fighting for civil rights; they have always been front and centre in terms of mobilising support for equality and justice. Though it would not be surprising if you’ve never heard their stories – by and large black female trailblazers have tended to be erased from history.
About four-in-ten working women (42%) in the United States say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences, ranging from earning less than male counterparts for doing the same job to being passed over for important assignments, according to a new analysis of Pew Research Center survey data.
This week, PBS' To the Contrary w/Bonnie Erbé brings you a thoroughly enjoyable and creative documentary short 'Good Morning Mrs. Rice' by student filmmaker Andie Eisen. The first in a series of winning programs from our About Women and Girls Film Festival
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This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss changing the way sexual assault is addressed and the role of women in the 2017 election.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Hilary Rosen, Democratic Strategist; Carrie Lukas, President Independent Women’s Forum; Jennifer Higgins, GOP Political Strategist; and Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD)
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