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Harvey Weinstein Trial; Transgender Athletes; Racial Healing

Harvey Weinstein Trial; Transgender Athletes; Racial Healing

#MeToo movement, women's sports, and finding unity


TTC Extra: Melania Trump, Reelection Asset?

TTC Extra: Melania Trump, Reelection Asset?

A new survey says Republican women see Melania as an asset


Bloomberg’s Women Problem; Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy; Retirement Readiness

February 21, 2020 Bloomberg’s Women Problem; Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy; Retirement Readiness

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Michael Bloomberg’s women problem, the Boy Scouts filing for bankruptcy, and why women aren’t prepared for retirement.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Frmr Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Genevieve Wood, Senior Advisor, The Heritage Foundation; Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Advisor, Independent Women’s Voices

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Was The Super Bowl NSFW?

February 21, 2020

Written by: Emma Thorp

In the musical entertainment industry, few entertainment opportunities top the coveted slot of the Super Bowl Halftime Show. Artists from Prince to Katy Perry to Janet and Michael Jackosn have all dominated massive football stadiums for what was likely the most highly anticipated fifteen minutes of their musical careers. The Super Bowl is an event watched by a very large, and more notably, very diverse portion of America. One of the negative sides to performing at the Super Bowl compared to a special ticketed concert is that it’s truly impossible for any musician to please the entire audience. This year, the Halftime slot was filled by Shakira and Jennifer Lopez, who chose to direct their performance towards empowering women and increasing visibility for Latin America. The high energy performance featured traditional Latin American dance moves, children in light up cages, a large feather cape with Puerto Rico’s flag on one side and America’s on the other, and Shakira playing the drums (that had not a lot to do with representation I just thought it was awesome). 

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Women's News

Pushing for 'Political Courage,' Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Slate of Progressive Women Challenging Establishment
Common Dreams

February 21, 2020  | Read More »

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday released her first slate of endorsements through her political action committee, Courage to Change, announcing her backing of seven progressive women running for congressional seats.

Warren to Bloomberg: Here's How You Let Women Out of NDAs
NBC News

February 21, 2020  | Read More »

After Mike Bloomberg acknowledged using nondisclosure agreements to settle issues as a business executive during Wednesday’s debate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote him up a contract of her own.

Fight Like a Woman: The Ladies Who Risked it All to Get Women the Vote
NY Daily News

February 21, 2020  | Read More »

It’s perhaps the most basic right of all: The right to be heard. For thousands of years, women weren’t. No one in power listened to them. They had little control over their bodies, their finances, their lives. But a few women realized if they won one right — the right to vote — all else might follow. “Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote” by Ellen Carol Dubois chronicles that struggle, which peaked 100 years ago with the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The book notes that the larger fight, for full equality, goes on.

American Women Seek More Than $66M In Damages From U.S. Soccer
CBS Denver

February 21, 2020  | Read More »

Players on the U.S. women’s national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.

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