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Religious Rights Debate: LGBT activists pressure Arkansas & Indiana to make changes to "religious freedom" laws, as a woman is sent to prison for a miscarriage. Allowance Equity: Boys do less chores than girls, but on average get more allowance for their work. Fashioning Fat: Prof. Amanda Czerniawski went undercover as a plus-size model to study the industry through the lens of a sociologist.
Beijing+20: How far have women come and what still needs to be done, 20 years after the famed women's conference? Hillary Clinton Doctrine: How much has Hillary Clinton done to improve women's lives? "War on Women": Democrats say it's back, while Republicans say it's over. PANEL: Kellyanne Conway; Neera Tanden; Erin Matson; Rina Shah
Retirement Woes: Research finds a significant amount of difference when it comes to saving among minorities and Caucasians. The Pink Pill: In their third attempt, Sprout Pharmaceutical believes their drug help women with HSDD. Difret: an Ethiopian foreign language film about the cultural practice of telefa. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Jenifer Rajkumar, Francesca Chambers
Rising Hate Crimes: 5 transgender women of color are recent victims of social injustice. Targeted Women CEOS: certain companies have proven itself biased as more female CEOs get challenged by investors than males. Diversifying STEM: Women hold 46% of degrees in STEM fields, but less than 30% maintain a career. Panel: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Rina Shah Bharara, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Patrice Lee
Army Rangers: Women make steps towards becoming Rangers. Vatican & Women: The Holy See tries to appeal to female Catholics. Cultures Without Borders: Former UN May Rihani says Islam, the west, and other cultures are more similar than many realize. Panel: Megan Beyer; Mercedes Viana Schlapp; Anushay Hossain; Genevieve Wood
Rape on Campus: Will bans on sororities at frat parties or new laws referring cases to the police be effective in stopping sexual assault? Male Allies in Feminism: We explore what role men should play. NFL & Women: The league is making its pitch to moms & women in time for the Super Bowl. Panel: Anushay Hossain, Rina Shah, Patricia Sosa, Amber Smith
White House Pay Gap: Are female and male White House staffers paid equally? Microcredit & Poverty: Study shows that microcredit does not benefit women and children in underdeveloped nations. Anonymous: Women involved in social issues online. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Debra Carnahan, Francesca Chambers
Terrorism: Why women and girls join terrorist organizations like ISIS. Transgender Discrimination: The policies surrounding discrimination of transgender people. Domestic Trafficking: The story of one survivor of whose sex trafficking was inter-generational. PANEL: Sam Bennett; Darlene Kennedy; Aisha Moodie-Mills; Sabrina Schaeffer
A law in Texas may require abortion clinics to upgrade their facilities resulting in costly fees. A new study found that involved fathers are more satisfied with their jobs than involved mothers. As Beijing + 20 approaches, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, discusses the progress made towards women empowerment. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton; Genevieve Wood; Erin Matson; Rina Shah Bharara
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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 ...More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Fox News’ ouster of host Bill O’Reilly, Ivanka Trump’s business and Betsy DeVos’ plan for the Dept. of Education.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Donna Edwards, former representative (D-MD); Sabrina Schaeffer, executive director of IWF; Hilary Rosen, democratic strategist; and Jennifer Higgins, GOP political strategist.
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By: Sallie Bingham
Christ is made the sure foundation,
Christ the head and corner stone…
Reimagining the way the Christian Church in all its forms might benefit women, or at least welcome us and allow us to feel comfortable in its formidable edifices, raises, inevitably, the issue of language, as I was reminded by Buck Duke’s bronze plaque on the side of the Duke “chapel”—impressive as a cathedral—honoring the master stone mason who made those walls. Admirable, and unusual, as this plaque is in honoring a man who worked on the church rather than designing it, this plaque also raises the interesting question of whether this language would have seemed usable to a European stone mason whose first language was not English.Read More »