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EWG VERIFIED™ Takes Aim At Toxic Ingredients In Consumer Products

October 27, 2015

From Environmental Working Group

WASHINGTON – Environmental Working Group, a leading environmental health nonprofit known for its popular, user-friendly tools, launched its new verification program today to give consumers peace of mind at point of sale as they try to avoid toxic and potentially harmful chemicals and contaminants commonly found in consumer goods.

The EWG VERIFIED: For Your Health™ mark will help shoppers quickly and easily identify personal care products, including cosmetics, that meet EWG’s strictest standards while shopping in stores and online. Items bearing the mark must score in the “green” range in EWG’s Skin Deep® cosmetics database and meet additional criteria set by EWG scientists.

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LBGT & United Methodist Church Documentary

October 23, 2015

This Week PBS' To The Contrary presents a special documentary about LBGT and the United Methodist Church.

The United Methodist Church remains officially opposed to homosexuality, same sex marriage, and self-avowed gay pastors. It's official rulebook - the book of discipline states - "The practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching." But not all United Methodist congregations agree with the church's view on the issue. The fight on this issue is testing the faith more than ever and Dividing the United Methodist Church.

 

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Women and Religion, JLaw and the Hollywood Pay Gap, Over-Parenting

October 16, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the Women’s Assembly at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Jennifer Lawrence and the Hollywood Pay Gap and Jessica Lahey’s The Gift of Failure.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), National Network to End Domestic Violence President Kim Gandy, IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, United States Institute of Peace’s Manal Omar

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The Mother of All Questions

October 15, 2015
by Sallie Bingham
 
From time to time the discussion begins again, if it can even be called a discussion and not a restatement of fixed attitudes: what is the proper role for mothers?
 
I don’t believe any authority has the right to ask this question; after all, pundits don’t sound off about the proper role for fathers, which is more or less left to the individual father to decide.
 
I found a most cogent discussion of the role of mothers in Rebecca Solnit’s recent article in Harper’s, from which I’ve stolen my title, “The Mother of All Questions.”
 
Solnit found when she gave a talk on Virginia Woolf that the question most interesting to her audience was “whether Woolf should have had children.”
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Women, Gun Control & NRA; Shark Tank; Golden Girls Network

October 09, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the gender divide on the issues of gun control & gun rights, whether crying in the workplace is ever OK & boomers living their golden years as roommates.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is GWU Associate Professor Lara Brown, The Washington Examiner's Ashe Schow, Founder of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar, and Anushay Hossain, founder of Anushay's Point.

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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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