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Young Women & Elections: Organizations such as WUFPAC and young female politicians urge young women to make their voices heard. Military Draft: Should women be drafted into the armed forces? Football & Feminism: It's Super Bowl time again! Diane Roberts asks: can feminists be football fans? PANEL: Ashe Show, Erin Matson, Anushay Hossain, Dana White
Academic Gender Gap: Have researchers found the reason behind the gap between boys and girls in school? Trump Feud: The role of gender in Donald Trump's feud with Fox. Ambassador Swanee Hunt: We hear the amazing story of how Rwandan women rebuilt their country. PANEL: Rina Shah, Debra Carnahan, Founder, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Julie Gunlock
Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton: Will it be 2008 all over again for the Democratic frontrunner? Oscars & Equality: Women and minorities still lag in equal representation behind and in front of the camera. Adoption: Why international adoption to the US has shrunk in the last decade. PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Rina Shah Bharara, Ashe Schow, Lara Brown
Guns & Women: Why more women are owning guns and opposing gun control. Problems with Diversity Policies: New research says most company diversity policies may not actually promote diversity. Forgiveness: What we can learn from victims who have forgiven the most outrageous criminals. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Sabrina Schaeffer, Siobhan ”Sam” Bennett, Jennifer Higgins
An Encore Presentation: A new crop of female Islamic scholars says there is nothing in the Koran that treats women unequally. Instead, they argue, Muslim women have been marginalized by cultural practices and patriarchal interpretations. Dr. Azizah Al-Hibri, a law professor and Islamic scholar,started a non- profit organization called Karamah to advance the gender-equitable principles of Islam to Muslim women.
Part I: The threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors. PANEL: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Amber Smith, Rina Shah, Debra Carnahan Part II: the transportation of goods. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Norton Holmes, Karin Agness, Erin Matson, Clara Del Villar
2015 Year in Review: We look at the progress women and people of color have made. Lactivism: Why some say we focus too much on breastfeeding vs. bottle-feeding. Dr. Jane Goodall: The renowned conservationist on women & conservationism. PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Patricia Sosa, Rina Shah, Ashe Schow
Fiancé(e) Visas: The San Bernardino shooting brings renewed scrutiny towards the process for admitting partners of a US citizen. Stay-at-Home Dads: Preference for one particular parent staying at home dwindles. Women in Combat: A survey reveals how a group of elite servicemen feel about fighting alongside women in combat. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Norton; Manal Omar; Jennifer Higgins; Debra Carnahan
Encore Presentation: Join us as we look at three churches around the United States who are part of the "Welcoming Movement." These churches, in Arizona, Minnesota, and Washington, D.C., are committed to accepting and affirming gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. Watch their triumphs and struggles in this special documentary episode!
Encore: The United Methodist Church remains officially opposed to homosexuality, same sex marriage and self-avowed gay pastors. The fight on this issues is testing the faith more than ever and Dividing The United Methodist Church.
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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 Donald Trump’s attack on Hillary Clinton’s “woman card,” Kristin Tate’s new book “Government Gone Wild,” and combating abuse against women on social media
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Nation’s Zoe Carpenter, IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Anushay’s Point Founder Anushay Hossain, and GOP Strategist Jennifer Higgins.
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by Sallie Bingham
Every Tuesday evening, I drive the sixty plus miles from Santa Fe to Taos to join the six or seven members of my writing group, sponsored by SOMOS, the long-lived and long-enduring Society of the Muse of the Southwest.
Several years ago, Bonnie Lee Black, then living in Taos and the most gifted teacher I have had the privilege of encountering, began our workshop in the writing of what is called–rather mystifyingly, to me– “Creative Non-Fiction.” This seems to beg the question: what is non-creative non-fiction? I dread to think…
Last fall, Bonnie moved to Mexico and it seemed that our workshop, like all of them, would end.
It did not.Read More »