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.

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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

Bill Cosby Admitted To Abusing Women Years Ago, New Evidence Shows

May 24, 2016  | Read More »

Ahead of Bill Cosby's Tuesday morning court appearance — for a preliminary hearing in Andrea Constand's sexual-assault case, one of his many lawsuits — newly revealed court papers released on Monday show the entertainer admitted to abusing women years ago.

No Means of Livelihood, Women Forced Into Prostitution in Andhra's Anantpur

May 24, 2016  | Read More »

Anantpur: Years of drought, zero agricultural activity and the subsequent loss of income has led to a massive crisis in several villages of Andhra Pradesh's Anantpur district. It goes beyond poverty, beyond want of food and shelter and takes on dimensions of social degradation and decay. Women in Andhra Pradesh's Anantpur district are being forced into prostitution to make ends meet.

Can The UN Stop Violence Against Women And Girls?

May 24, 2016  | Read More »

Bogota, Colombia - Since it was formed in 2010, UN Women has carried the mandate of promoting gender equality and women's empowerment across the globe. Success has been mostly patchy for an agency that must navigate social and cultural barriers and the sensitivities of member states.

The Virginia GOP Is Trying to Keep These Two Women—And 206,000 Like Them—From Voting In November

May 24, 2016  | Read More »

Virginia Republicans have followed through on their threat to sue Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his April 22 decision to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons, filing suit on Monday with the state's Supreme Court and alleging that the governor overstepped his authority.


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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