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Retirement Gap; Female "Viagra"; Angelina Jolie & Difret

February 20, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the retirement gap, "female Viagra," and the Ethiopian film Difret, with executive producer Angelina Jolie.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Civil Rights Lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar,The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers


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Transgender Hate Crimes, Shareholders vs. Women CEOs, and Lacking Diversity- Women of Color in STEM.

February 13, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Transgender hate crimes, women CEOs, and increasing the number women of color in STEM.

On the panel this week joining host Incite Unlimited President Avis Jones-DeWeever, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Patrice Lee, Center for American Progress Fellow Danielle Moodie-Mills, and Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara.

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Celebrating Black History Month

February 10, 2015

February is Black History Month, a time for reflection on the struggles and great achievements of African-Americans over the years. To remember and honor the history of African-Amercans, To The Contrary has aired many segments on various topics related to Black History Month. Here are some of the segments produced:

Tribute to Shirley Chisholm (Aired February 4, 2005)

To The Contrary's tribute to the first black woman elected to Congress, Shirley Chisholm. We interviewed Shola Lynch, the director of a documentary on her life, Chisholm '72.

Interview with Dr. Maya Angelou (Aired December 17, 2010)

Dr. Maya Angelou was a celebrated author, poet, dancer, actress, and singer who critiqued racism and defended black culture. In our interview, she reflects on her life and achievements.

America's First African-American Female Combat Pilot (Aired February 8, 2012)

We interviewed Vernice Armour, who broke barriers as a pilot of an attack helicopter during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. She discusses her book based on her experiences, titled Zero to Breakthrough.

Freed Women Slaves Photo (Aired September 19, 2014)

A photo depicting freed female slaves a half-century after the end of the Civil War resurfaced and went viral. We spoke with experts on the history of this striking photo.

Army Rangers; Vatican & Women; Cultures Without Borders

February 06, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Women advancing to Combat Roles, The Vatican’s Pitch to Women, and Educating Girls Globally.


On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Megan Beyer of the gender Equality Project, Journalist Anushay Hossain, Former Bush White House Aide Mercedes Schlapp, Daily Signal Contributor Genevieve Wood.


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Rape on Campus; Male Allies In Feminism; NFL & Women

January 30, 2015

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss, banning sororities from frat parties and new controversial legislation to combat sexual assaults on campus , male allies in feminism, and the NFL’s push to win over women and mothers.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Journalist Anushay Hossain, Republican Strategist Rina Shah, Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Amber Smith.

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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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