Women's Film Festival
  • Women Thought Leaders: Jean Case

    Women Thought Leaders: Jean Case

    To The Contrary talks to philanthropist Jean Case about how technology is empowering women.

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  • Woman Thought Leader: Amy Siskind

    Woman Thought Leader: Amy Siskind

    We continue our Woman Thought Leader Series with Amy Siskind. In her recent book The List, Siskind details Trump's actions throughout his presidency. She worries about the U.S. going from a democracy to an authoritarian leadership, and says we are moving in that direction.

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  • Justice Kennedy Retires;<br>Ocasio-Cortez Wins; Jemele Hill

    Justice Kennedy Retires;
    Ocasio-Cortez Wins; Jemele Hill

    What will happen to civil rights once Justice Kennedy is replaced? What the victory of a Democratic Socialist against a high-ranking incumbent means for the Democrats. The former Sportscenter host and current ESPN columnist talks about the intersection between sports and politics.

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  • Separated Families; Celebrity Candidates <br>Paid Leave Options

    Separated Families; Celebrity Candidates
    Paid Leave Options

    We take a look with special focus on how girls are being affected. With Cynthia Nixon running for governor of New York, we ask whether female celebrities have a harder time breaking into politics. The differing plans for offering paid leave to American workers.

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Full Episode

Women Thought Leaders: Jean Case

Women Thought Leaders: Jean Case

Case Foundation's CEO, Jean Case

Webisode

TTC Extra: Jane Fonda on Women's Rights At Work

TTC Extra: Jane Fonda on Women's Rights At Work

Jane Fonda discusses women's issues at the Capitol.

Blog

TTC Film Fest Winner The Ties that Bind chosen for PBS Online Film Festival
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July 17, 2018 TTC Film Fest Winner The Ties that Bind chosen for PBS Online Film Festival <br> Watch it and Vote

The Ties that Bind follows Diana Newton’s family journey of her younger sibling’s gender transition. Newton reveals the truth about coming to terms with the transition. The film gives an inside look into a non-traditional family in a traditional Southern culture.

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National Domestic Workers and Farmworker Women Alliances Meet with Jane Fonda to Discuss Protections for Women Across Industries

July 12, 2018 National Domestic Workers and Farmworker Women Alliances Meet with Jane Fonda to Discuss Protections for Women Across Industries

The National Domestic Workers and Women Farmworkers Alliances met with Jane Fonda at the United States Capitol Thursday morning to discuss protections for women workers across industries.

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Women's News

More Women Are Having Heart Attacks During Pregnancy And Birth
TIME

July 19, 2018  | Read More »

The number of women who have a heart attack during pregnancy, labor or in the weeks following birth appears to be rising. In a new study, published Wednesday in the journal Mayo Clinical Proceedings, researchers looked at more than 49 million births. Among the women who gave birth, 1,061 had a heart attack during their labor and delivery; 922 had heart attacks during their pregnancy, and 2,390 women had heart attacks after they gave birth.

‘A Difficult Situation’: Republican Women Run in the Trump Era
Politico

July 19, 2018  | Read More »

For the past 20 months, four-term Republican Rep. Martha Roby has had to grovel to President Donald Trump to regain her political standing and beat back a primary challenge in her staunchly conservative Alabama district.

The Next Ocasio-Cortez: Will These Candidates Pull Democrats to the Left?
The Guardian

July 19, 2018  | Read More »

The New York activist’s upset primary victory has fueled hopes – and boosted funding – for progressives in Democratic races across the US

The Hidden Sleep Epidemic That’s Ruining Women’s Lives
CNN

July 19, 2018  | Read More »

When Lori Ann King had a total hysterectomy in 2015, she was surprised to find that the surgery triggered menopause, which in turn brought insomnia. “It would take me an hour to get to sleep and then I’d be waking up at 1 a.m., 2 a.m. and so on,” the 46-year-old, who suffered from ovarian fibroids and endometriosis, tells The Post. “The fatigue was overwhelming.” Sleep expert Dr. Mayank Shukla of the Asthma, Allergy and Sleep Center of New York says insomnia is a common consequence of this change in life. “Women’s bodies undergo many changes before, during and after menopause,” Shukla says. “There’s a dramatic shift of hormonal balance which often causes cycles of insomnia because of the depletion in estrogen and progesterone.”

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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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