Women's Film Festival
  • Women Voters; Overtime;<br>Transgender Rights

    Women Voters; Overtime;
    Transgender Rights

    Soccer moms, security moms, diverse women? Who will give Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton the advantage? Why new rules may benefit women. More than just a bathroom debate. How perceptions of gender are changing.

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  • The Extremist Influence, <br> Muslim Women & the Hijab, Sex Talk

    The Extremist Influence,
    Muslim Women & the Hijab, Sex Talk

    Muslim Women in America: The Extremist Influence: social media is adding to the increas of women's participation in terrorist acts. Muslim Women & the Hijab: Is the choice to wear or not wear the hijab becoming a feminist movement? Sex Talk: Mona Elthawy's "Sex Talk for Muslim Women" brings to light the need to discuss the once taboo subject openly.

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  • Our Nation's Infrastructure At Risk

    Our Nation's Infrastructure At Risk

    This To The Contrary documentary special takes a look at infrastructure. How are neglected roads, bridges, ports and public transportation affecting daily life?

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  • 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.

Full Episode

Women Voters; Overtime; Transgender Rights

Women Voters; Overtime; Transgender Rights

Which voters will swing the election? The new rules when it comes to overtime. LGBT rights

Webisode

TTC Extra: Blog From Woman Who Attacks Her Rapist Goes Viral

TTC Extra: Blog From Woman Who Attacks Her Rapist Goes Viral

"My Friends and I Beat Up My Rapist, And I Will Never Apologize", Emily Eveland writes

Women's News

In Swing State Suburbs, White Women Are Skeptical of Donald Trump

May 23, 2016  | Read More »

For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he’ll need the votes of women like Elizabeth Andrus. Yet Andrus, a registered Republican from Delaware, Ohio, sees “buffoonery” in the presumptive Republican nominee and says “I am not on the Trump train.” With all the trouble in the world, she went on, “you just don’t want Donald Trump as president.”

Women's Equality Party Launches New Campaign To Tackle Revenge Porn And Protect Women Online (Int'l)

May 23, 2016  | Read More »

The Women’s Equality Party is spearheading a new campaign to protect women’s rights online. The ‘e-Quality’ campaign, which launches officially tomorrow, will seek to protect women on the internet, and calls for cross-party co-operation in creating new legislation to specifically address harmful digital communications.

Iraq's Yazidi Women: 'Islamic State Murdered Our husbands. Now We're Alone'

May 23, 2016  | Read More »

It’s spring in Iraq and the early afternoon sun beats down on Khanke, a small town in the country’s Kurdish region. A single straight road divides the residents’ concrete homes from a barren cluster of tents, where almost 3,000 displaced Yazidis live.

Meet The Woman Shaking Up Kentucky Politics

May 23, 2016  | Read More »

For the first time in nearly 20 years, a black woman has been elected to the Kentucky State Legislature. After winning a 3-way Democratic primary and defeating a 34-year incumbent, Attica Scott will bring a decidedly different voice to the Kentucky State House. This mother turned activist turned state representative spoke with Glamour about what inspires her and how she owes her success to the women who fought for her.


Blog

Women Voters; Overtime; Transgender Rights

May 20, 2016 Women Voters; Overtime; Transgender Rights

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss  this presidential election’s female voting bloc, how new overtime rules benefit women, and Behind The Headlines: looking beyond the bathroom bill and into gender identity among millennials.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), The Center for American Progress’s Sarah McBride, The Washington Examiner’s  Ashe Schow and ,GOP Political Strategist Jennifer Higgins  

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Digging in the Dirt

May 17, 2016 Digging in the Dirt

by Sallie Bingham

“Did you ever make mud pies?” a friend asked me. He was helping me root around blackberry bushes on Tesuque Pueblo’s organic farm.

“I would have loved to, but it never happened,” I told him. When I was little, I knew without being told that I should never get dirty (although I did manage to get quite dirty out of sight in the old barn taking care of my horse.)

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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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