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It's Time for Progress on the United States' Violence Against Women Act

November 25, 2019

By Noel Gasca


Women across the world today are calling on global leaders and governments to take a stance on ending violence against women. Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and it’s led to protests, speeches, and the publication of studies addressing the issue.

 

Here in the United States, politicians and the public are urging lawmakers to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, the oldest federal law tied to investigating and prosecuting violent crimes against women. 

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Impeachment Inquiry; #FireDrillFridays; #MeToo & The C-Suite

November 22, 2019

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the difference in opinion between men and women on Trump’s impeachment inquiry, Jane Fonda’s fight for environmental justice and the #MeToo movement’s impact within corporations. 

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Megan Beyer, Women for Biden; Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voice; Sabrina Schaeffer, Senior Director, White House Writers Group

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Fetal Homicide Laws, Cohabitation & A Pioneering Female Veteran

November 08, 2019

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss fetal homicide laws, cohabitation and marriage and pioneering Veteran, Linda Bray.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rina Shah, Erin Matson, and Ann Stone.

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Most Powerful (White) Women Summit: Fortune's Failure to Diversity

November 04, 2019 The panel at She The People and the Progressive Caucus Action Fund's event was comprised entirely of women of color, including Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep. Ayanna Pressley.

By Noel Gasca


Some of the most influential and innovative women in the world came together in Washington D.C. late last month during Fortune magazine’s annual Most Powerful Women Summit, which included notable speakers like American designer Tory Burch, Anita Hill, and even controversial figures like Kristjen Nielsen, the former United States Secretary of Homeland Security.

While most of the media coverage and conversation surrounding the summit was centered on Nielsen’s tense interview with Amna Nawaz, national correspondent for “PBS NewsHour”, perhaps it was too focused on Nielsen. Instead, maybe audience members and members of the press should have turned their attention towards questioning summit organizers about the lack of representation of women of color from the summit.

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Pelosi vs. Trump; #MeTooVoter; Transgender Athletes

October 18, 2019

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Pelosi’s viral photo and Trump’s impeachment inquiry, the 2nd anniversary of the #MeToo movement is now calling for action with #MeTooVoter and female and trangender athletes: testosterone levels are up for debate. 

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Rina Shah, Board Member, Republican Women for Progress; Erin Matson, Co-Founder, Reproaction; Carrie Sheffield, Fellow, Independent Women’s Voice and National Editor for Accuracy in Media

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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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