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.

Webisode

TTC Extra: Twitter Bans Troll

TTC Extra: Twitter Bans Troll

Online abuse gets a popular user barred from Twitter.

Blog

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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Millenial Voices
Running Start: Bringing Young Women to Politics

July 19, 2016 <B> Millenial Voices </B><br>Running Start: Bringing Young Women to Politics

by Kara Sorenson

at the Republican Convention for TTC                                                                                       

Women face plenty of barriers when they run for political office. However, when they do, statistically they win at the same rate as men. So why don’t we have more women in elected government positions? It’s not because they are unelectable. The real issue is that not enough young women are trying to run for office.

That was the message at a workshop at the Republican National Convention held by Running Star, a non-profit organization that focuses on supporting women under 40 to run for elected office.  It was a positive and engaging event that brought both men and women together to learnt why we need more women in office. 

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Women's News

Hillary Clinton Prepares for Vice Presidential Pick

July 22, 2016  | Read More »

The 125,000 red, white and blue balloons have dropped and are deflating in unceremonious heaps on the ground as the Republicans wrapped up their convention in Cleveland, and Hillary Clinton is set at any moment to announce her pick for vice president.

Ivanka Trump Reaches Out To Women, Urges Support For Them In Workforce

July 22, 2016  | Read More »

Donald Trump has not had a good record with women this campaign, but on Thursday night his eldest daughter, Ivanka, described her father as a champion of working women and mothers.

Afghanistan: Using Technology to Empower Women

July 22, 2016  | Read More »

In a world of no boundaries, Roya Mahboob aims to bridge the gap between school-based education and real jobs.

113-year-old N.J. woman takes title of oldest American

July 22, 2016  | Read More »

A 113-year-old New Jersey woman is the new holder of the title of oldest American. Adele Dunlap became the country's oldest person earlier this month following the death of Goldie Michelson, of Worcester, Massachusetts, The Record newspaper reported.

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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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