• Women, Gun Control & NRA; Shark Tank <br>Golden Girls Network

    Women, Gun Control & NRA; Shark Tank
    Golden Girls Network

    As the nation grieves another mass shooting, we look at how men & women support gun control at different rates. A contestant on the show cries during a business meeting, igniting a debate. Boomers - especially women - look into alternative ways to living their golden years.

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  • ''Gender Equality in Islam''<br>Wins WIFTA Award

    ''Gender Equality in Islam''
    Wins WIFTA Award

    Join TTC's Bonnie Erbe for a screening and compelling discussion about the issues addressed in this award winning documentary. The United States Institute of Peace will host the event in Washington DC on October 13th at 1:00PM. For more information click here and register.

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  • Equality Study; Planned Parenthood;<br>Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Equality Study; Planned Parenthood;
    Anne-Marie Slaughter

    A LeanIn.Org / McKinsey study looks at why women aren't equal in American corporations. Planned Parenthood enjoys popularity amid calls from Republicans to defund it. President and CEO of the New America Foundation speaks about balancing work and family.

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Women, Gun Control & NRA; Shark Tank; Golden Girls Network

Women, Gun Control & NRA; Shark Tank; Golden Girls Network

Women, Gun Control & NRA: As the nation grieves another mass shooting, we look at how men & women support gun control at ...


TTC Extra: SuperHero Girls

TTC Extra: SuperHero Girls

DC Entertainment, Mattel, and Warner Bros team up to create SuperHero Girls. Action figures that actually resemble girls. ...

Women's News

More American Women Than Men are College Graduates for the First Time Ever

October 13, 2015  | Read More »

The shift, which happened in 2014 and which the Census Bureau pointed out last week, was a generation in the making. Women have earned the majority of bachelor's degrees granted every year since 1981. As older, less-educated women have died, more educated women have made up a greater share of the population.

NFL Making Strides on Domestic Violence, Even as Players Miss the Point

October 13, 2015  | Read More »

The NFL season and Domestic Violence Awareness Month came face-to-face for the worst of reasons a year ago: a month earlier, in September 2014, the Ray Rice elevator video went public. Since then, the multi-billion dollar sports business and the advocates for domestic violence victims have come to understand each other better.

'Playboy' to Stop Publishing Nude Photos of Women

October 13, 2015  | Read More »

Playboy will no longer publish images of fully nude women in its magazine beginning this spring. The move comes as part of a redesign that will be unveiled next March, Playboy Enterprises, Inc., announced Tuesday. The magazine will still feature women in provocative poses, but they will no longer bare all when the March issue is released in February, according to a statement from Playboy.

America’s Child-Marriage Problem

October 13, 2015  | Read More »

In the United States today, thousands of children under 18 have recently taken marital vows — mostly girls married to adult men, often with approval from local judges. In at least one case, a 10-year-old boy was legally married. How is this possible? The minimum marriage age in most states is 18, but every state allows exceptions under which children under age 18 can wed.


Women, Gun Control & NRA; Shark Tank; Golden Girls Network

October 09, 2015 Women, Gun Control & NRA; Shark Tank; Golden Girls Network

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the gender divide on the issues of gun control & gun rights, whether crying in the workplace is ever OK & boomers living their golden years as roommates.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is GWU Associate Professor Lara Brown, The Washington Examiner's Ashe Schow, Founder of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar, and Anushay Hossain, founder of Anushay's Point.

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Who Was America's First Female Presidential Candidate?

October 07, 2015

By Neil Katz

As Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina try to elbow their way toward their political parties’ nominations, one may wonder: Who was the first woman to run for president?

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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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