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

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

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

Webisode

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

How Do We Make Up For The Way Our Nation Fails Black Women And Girls?

May 04, 2016  | Read More »

Just ahead of last weekend's White House Correspondents' Dinner, a gathering of another sort took place. Women from around the country came together at the Library of Congress to commemorate the launch of the Black Women and Girls Caucus, the first caucus to discuss the issues affecting black women and girls on a congressional stage. At the launch event, Melissa Harris-Perry, Black Girls Rock! creator Beverly Bond, and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman were on hand to discuss what this caucus means and how our country has steadfastly failed black women and girls.

Why Men Matter For Women At The Top -- And Up The Ladder

May 04, 2016  | Read More »

Pernilla Alexandersson is the founder and CEO of Add Gender. She has a BA in gender studies and is a certified project manager through IHM Business School. Her main expertise is in gender equality and innovation. Pernilla is often engaged by CEO’s, leaders and HR strategists for professional coaching in diversity and gender equality management. Add Gender is a creative analysis and advisory company with focus on equality and diversity as a way of improving organizations.

New Trend: Women Seeking Time Off Work for Menstrual Cycles

May 04, 2016  | Read More »

Some activist women are pushing a new workplace initiative called the “period policy,” an employee benefit that would give women time off for their menstrual cycles.

Women Accuse Cafe Of Kicking Them Out For Being Muslim

May 04, 2016  | Read More »

Seven Muslim women are suing a Southern California cafe, claiming they were kicked out because of their religion and were treated like animals, CBS Los Angeles reports.


Blog

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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