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Dershowitz Accusations; SPLC Controversy; HIV in Africa

Dershowitz Accusations; SPLC Controversy; HIV in Africa

Accusations against Alan Dershowitz, the controversy surrounding SPLC, Global Gag Rule

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TTC Extra: #MeToo ''Blacklist''

TTC Extra: #MeToo ''Blacklist''

A former Fox News contributor says women who report assault are being blacklisted

Women's News

Kate Manne On Why Female Candidates Get Ruled “Unelectable” So Quickly
Vox

April 23, 2019  | Read More »

In her book Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny, philosopher Kate Manne defines misogyny not as an emotion men feel but as an environment women experience, and a way in which they’re judged. It’s a powerful twist, and one that does a lot to help explain the Democratic primary so far. The traditional definition of misogyny is hatred of women. To Manne, this definition is senseless given the social structures misogyny needs to describe. Take Gilead, the totalitarian world imagined in the novel (and Hulu series) The Handmaid’s Tale. In the story, every woman in the totalitarian society is expected to play a submissive role. If women fulfilled them, what need would there be for the men of that world to hate the women in their lives? Perhaps the women of Gilead are adored by the men they soothe and serve. But would anyone fail to describe that world — one where women are not allowed to read or work — as built atop a powerful, totalizing form of misogyny?

Men Also Contract HPV. So Why Aren't They Tested Like Women Are?
Huffington Post

April 23, 2019  | Read More »

Most sexually active women in the modern era know about human papillomavirus. Some were offered the HPV vaccine in their early teenage years and saw the ads all over television about reducing the risk of cervical cancer.

What Warhol Saw When He Looked At Women
Wall Street Journal

April 23, 2019  | Read More »

Dominique Lévy went to From A to B and Back Again, the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Andy Warhol retrospective, at least ten times when it was on earlier this year. “You [went] tired, anxious or on a bad day, and you came out with an energy that’s almost vibrating,” says Lévy, the co-founder of Lévy Gorvy gallery. She and her co-founder Brett Gorvy think the Whitney show has opened a door to zoom in even more closely on Warhol.

It's Time To Return Black Women To The Center Of The History Of Women's Suffrage
Washington Post

April 23, 2019  | Read More »

One hundred years ago, just as Carrie Chapman Catt was masterminding the final steps in the arduous process of ratifying the 19th Amendment, she bought a farm in Westchester County called Juniper Ledge. There she commissioned a set of 12 metal tree plaques to memorialize the giants of the suffrage movement, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton “the fearless defender of her sex,” Frances Willard “the woman of widest vision” and Susan B. Anthony “who led the way.”


Blog

Dershowitz Accusations; SPLC Controversy; HIV in Africa

April 19, 2019 Dershowitz Accusations; SPLC Controversy; HIV in Africa

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the accusations against Alan Dershowitz, the controversy surrounding the Southern Poverty Law Center, and HIV in Africa.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Anushay Hossain, Founder, Anushay’s Point; Rina Shah, Republican Strategist; and Tiana Lowe, Commentary Writer, Washington Examiner.

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Digital Privacy; Joe Biden; Marriage Fundamentalism

April 12, 2019 Digital Privacy; Joe Biden; Marriage Fundamentalism

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss digital privacy, Joe Biden’s poll numbers, and a new report that takes issue with what it terms “marriage fundamentalism.”

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Sabrina Schaeffer, Consulting Director, White House Writers Group; Frmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Patrice Lee Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voices; and Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor.

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The Host

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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