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

GOP Tries to Salvage Support Among Women

May 03, 2016  | Read More »

Facing the increasingly real prospect of a Donald Trump nomination, the Republican Party is searching for ways to salvage whatever support it has among women voters, particularly as it prepares to compete against a Democratic opponent vying to become the nation’s first female president.

The LinkedIn For Women Who Have Taken a Career Break

May 03, 2016  | Read More »

Jennifer Gefsky is an accomplished professional. After graduating from law school, she was recruited by a New York firm and worked there for several years before becoming vice president and deputy general counsel for Major League Baseball. Her next career move was a bit of a challenge, though.

She Criticized Trump. Now She Says She’s Being Driven Out as a GOP Delegate.

May 03, 2016  | Read More »

A Republican businesswoman who has called Donald Trump a “racist, misogynist flip-flopper” will not get a chance to vote against him this summer at the Republican National Convention, D.C. party officials say.

Why 'Star Wars 8' & 'Frozen 2' Could Be Important LGBT Turning Points For Disney

May 03, 2016  | Read More »

When I was a child I loved princess stories, but the one thing that really bugged me was that most of the princesses had blonde hair, while the villains were brunette. As a dark haired child, I worried that this meant I would grow up to become an evil stepmother. Of course, my mother was quick to point out that plenty of princesses had dark hair too, and as I grew up I got over this minor existential crisis. But the fact remains that fictional characters had the power to make me question my identity, while I should have been living vicariously through them.


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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The Host

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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