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Femvertising, "#RapeHoax" and Food Security Part II

May 22, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss  the fourth wave of feminism, the social media campaign #rapehoax, and part two of our series on food security.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Liberal Commentator, Erin Matson; Network of Enlightened Women President Karin Agness; and Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar.


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Cindy Williams on #HeelGate

May 20, 2015 Cindy Williams

It’s being called Cannes #HeelGate.  Women at the famed Cannes Film Festival have been reportedly turned away from Sunday’s premiere of Todd Haynes’ ‘50s lesbian romance Carol for wearing flats.  To the Contrary interviewed Cindy Williams of Laverne and Shirley fame (about her new book Shirley, I Jest)  and she says leave it to the French. Here's what she told us.

Twitter users pointed out how the incident underscores some of the gender equality problems in the film industry despite the fact that pay equity is one of the big issues up for discussion at the festival.

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Aisha Moodie-Mills Becomes LGBT PAC's First Female Black President

May 19, 2015

To The Contrary's panelist Aisha Moddie-Mills becomes first female and first black president of the Victory Fund and Institute.

 

 

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Christianity in the US & Food Security

May 15, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the changing religious landscape and food security in the United States.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Host of Politini Danielle Moodie-Mills, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Amber Smith, Republican Strategist Rina Shah, and Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan.

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For Women in Science

May 14, 2015 L'Oreal's Women in Science Fellows

by Cari Stein

To the Contrary Executive Producer

There is a gender gap in STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  That fact is no surprise to our viewers.  To the Contrary has been reporting on the issue for years now. Not too long ago we discussed the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s findings that 15-year-old girls around the world, outperform boys in science – EXCEPT in the United States, Britain and Canada.

 

But what is surprising is that the gap is not  being closed in any appreciable way.  So what can be done?  One solution is to highlight successful women scientists, technology wizzes, engineers and mathematicians.   Even more powerful is when that is  coupled with mentorships.  Earlier this month the two came together as L’Oreal USA celebrated their 2014 For Women in Science Fellows. 

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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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