Women's Film Festival
  • Hillary's ''Woman Card'';<br>Millennial Voters; #MoreThanMean

    Hillary's ''Woman Card'';
    Millennial Voters; #MoreThanMean

    Donald Trump says Clinton's only asset is "the woman card." Kristin Tate on government waste and what young voters want. Combating the abuse female journalists must face from online trolls.

  • Staying Too Long?<br> Longevity, Girls and Sex

    Staying Too Long?
    Longevity, Girls and Sex

    Should Bernie Bow Out? White Women's Longevity Declines. Girls & Sex: Peggy Orenstein's new book on the "complicated new landscape" of sex. PANEL: Rina Shah Bharara, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Ruth Conniff, Julie Gunlock

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  • Patricia Arquette & Rep. Maloney<br>Discuss Equal Pay Day

    Patricia Arquette & Rep. Maloney
    Discuss Equal Pay Day

    Women still only make 79 cents on the dollar compared to men in the United States. Actress Patricia Arquette brought the issue to national prominence in her Oscar acceptance speech for "Boyhood," and she continues her advocacy on Equal Pay Day with Rep. Maloney (D-NY).

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  • The Orphan Myth:<br>Keeping Families Together

    The Orphan Myth:
    Keeping Families Together

    A documentary episode of To the Contrary explores the trend to family preservation and reunification instead of placing children in orphanages. Host Bonnie Erbé travels to Ethiopia to explore why parents give up their children and reports on the impact it has on children.

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Hillary's "Woman Card"; Millennial Voters; #MoreThanMean

Trump attacks Clinton, young voters & government waste, and fighting online abuse.


TTC Extra: Pay Gap Expands for Young Women

TTC Extra: Pay Gap Expands for Young Women

The pay gap is expanding for young women straight out of college.

Women's News

The Surprising Obstacle Military Women Face Getting Birth Control — And A Unique Plan To Fix It

May 02, 2016  | Read More »

For many women, serving in the military doesn't just mean serving their country. The irregular schedules and months-long deployments can be a significant challenge to using birth control.

When It Comes To Salary, Barely Any Women Negotiate, Survey Says

May 02, 2016  | Read More »

Glassdoor released its Salary Negotiation Insights Survey of more than 2,000 American adults on Monday. The results show that 59 percent of respondents accepted the salary they were first offered—with zero negotiation—in their current job. Even more concerning is the fact that 68 percent of women—compared with just 52 percent of men—didn’t negotiate their current salary at all, the survey found.

Women in Advertising Discuss ‘Acting Like a Man’ To Make It

May 02, 2016  | Read More »

After a lawsuit was filed against former chairman-CEO Gustavo Martinez of advertising agency JWT this March, one that alleged he was the perpetrator of gender and race discrimination in the workplace, a spotlight began to shine anew on the advertising world. Had advertising really moved past its Mad Men days of ass-grabbing and martini lunches? In a New York Times piece from this weekend, it seems like the ad industry still has a long way to go.

Anti-LGBT Activists 'Testing' Target By Sending Men Into Women's Rooms

May 02, 2016  | Read More »

It turns out that anti-LGBT activists are right that men are taking advantage of a transgender-inclusive policy at Target to go into women’s restrooms — and those men are anti-LGBT activists. - See more at: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/anti-lgbt-activists-testing-target-sending-men-womens-rooms#sthash.tskkNnAc.dpuf


Hillary's ''Woman Card''; Millennial Voters; #MoreThanMean

April 29, 2016 Hillary's ''Woman Card''; Millennial Voters; #MoreThanMean

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Donald Trump’s attack on Hillary Clinton’s “woman card,” Kristin Tate’s new book “Government Gone Wild,” and combating abuse against women on social media

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Nation’s Zoe Carpenter, IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Anushay’s Point Founder Anushay Hossain, and GOP Strategist Jennifer Higgins.

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What It Takes to Be a Writer

April 28, 2016 What It Takes to Be a Writer

by Sallie Bingham

Every Tuesday evening, I drive the sixty plus miles from Santa Fe to Taos to join the six or seven members of my writing group, sponsored by SOMOS, the long-lived and long-enduring Society of the Muse of the Southwest.

Several years ago, Bonnie Lee Black, then living in Taos and the most gifted teacher I have had the privilege of encountering, began our workshop in the writing of what is called–rather mystifyingly, to me– “Creative Non-Fiction.” This seems to beg the question: what is non-creative non-fiction? I dread to think…

Last fall, Bonnie moved to Mexico and it seemed that our workshop, like all of them, would end.

It did not.

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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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