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Millennial Voices: Being An Ally

March 18, 2019

By: Courtney Taylor 

Allies, a term used to describe people who support those who occupy marginalized spaces. Here’s my experience.

As a bisexual woman who’s still fairly new to Washington D.C., I am particularly interested in finding more queer spaces around the city. Suggestions would be greatly appreciated, by the way.

My friend and I went to a local bar in D.C., which was my first personal experience with being in a predominantly queer space in the city.

When I went back with one of my friends, not much had changed. There was a larger population of straight people. I understand why straight women would want to go to gay bars. You can just have a fun night with your friends. However, their presence tends to push out the bar’s intended customers. I didn’t let that dampen my mood and anyway, that’s another story for another blog post.

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Millennial Voices: The ERA is the Future

February 28, 2019

By: Dee Gillingham 

The counter argument against the Equal Rights Amendment is that in 2019, women truly have equal rights in America. Sure, women are climbing ladders and finding success in careers across industries. We have access to certain aspects of healthcare and the right to vote, but America has still fallen short in many contexts. While those were all extremely important wins in the suffragists’ movement, women are not treated equally. That idea is baloney.

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Pope Francis & Sexual Abuse, Black Suffragists, Black History Month

February 22, 2019

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the Catholic Church’s summit to stop sexual abuse, the black suffragists’ story, and in honor of Black History Month, interviews with two prominent African-American congresswomen.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Patrice Lee Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voices; Angela Sailor, Heritage Foundation; and Megan Beyer, Women in Public Service.

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#Women2020; ERA; Women & The Draft

February 01, 2019

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the growing number of female politicians running for president, a new push towards ratifying the ERA, and women in selective service: should women be forced to join the draft?

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Lara Brown, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Linda Chavez, Chair Emeritus, Center for Equal Opportunity; Tiana Lowe, Contributor, Washington Examiner

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Women's March 2019; Ageism

January 11, 2019

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the controversy surrounding this year’s Women’s March and the effects of ageism on millions of Americans’ retirement plans.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Frmr. Rep. Donna Edwards; Megan Beyer, Wilson Center, Women In Public Service; Jennifer Higgins, GOP Political Strategist; Sabrina Schaeffer, Chariman, Independent Women’s Forum Leadership Circle .

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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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