Women's Film Festival
  • Trump vs Clintons, Religious Schools;<br> We Were Feminists Once

    Trump vs Clintons, Religious Schools;
    We Were Feminists Once

    Trump vs Clintons: Donald Trump brings back old attacks against Hillary and Bill. Religious Schools: Colleges such as Baylor balance football, spirituality, and fighting rape. We Were Feminists Once: Andi Zeisler on the commercialization of feminism.

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  • 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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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: Amy Schumer Shuts Down Trolls

TTC Extra: Amy Schumer Shuts Down Trolls

Amy Schumer calls out critics who body shamed her in an instagram post.

Women's News

Iranian Women Are Cutting Their Hair And Dressing As Men

May 26, 2016  | Read More »

Iranian women are tired of covering their hair — and they’re taking extreme measures to bare their heads. The Independent reports that a growing number of women in Iran are chopping off their hair and even dressing up as men to foil the “morality police,” who can enforce penalties on ladies who go out in public without the requisite hijab, or headscarf, required of them by law. And these rebels are even sharing their shorn locks on social media, in flagrant protest.

Women Are Responsible For Half Of Online Abuse, Study Finds (INT'L)

May 26, 2016  | Read More »

Women are responsible for half of all misogynistic Tweets using the words "slut and whore", a new study has found. The study, performed by respected UK think tank Demos, monitored UK twitter over three weeks and found that found 6,500 unique users were targeted by 10,000 misogynistic and aggressive Tweets. 50 percent of the aggressors were women.

Some Women Disobey': Rome Poster Campaign Challenges Catholic Ban On Female Priests (INT'L)

May 26, 2016  | Read More »

Pictures of women serving illicitly as priests will be plastered across city as part of campaign against Vatican decree. It has been 22 years since Pope John Paul II declared that the exclusion of women from the priesthood was a settled matter and no longer up for discussion. The decree was so absolute that at least one bishop was fired after he suggested, years later, that elevating women to the priesthood could be one way to solve the Roman Catholic church’s chronic shortage of clergy.

Message To The Donald: Hillary Clinton, Not Susana Martinez, Is True Target

May 26, 2016  | Read More »

Presumed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took some misfired shots at Susana Martinez, the governor of New Mexico, at his rally in the state Tuesday night. “She’s got to do a better job,” Mr. Trump told thousands of supporters. “She’s not doing the job. We’ve got to get her moving. Come on: Let’s go, governor.” At one point, Mr. Trump said perhaps he should be running for the state’s governorship, and accused Mrs. Martinez for mishandling the economy.


Blog

Trump vs Clintons, Religious Schools; We Were Feminists Once

May 27, 2016 Trump vs Clintons, Religious Schools; We Were Feminists Once

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-DC; Dana White, Conservative Commentator; Erin Matson, Co-founder Reproaction; and Julie Gunlock, Independent Women’s Forum.

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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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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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