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Donald Trump says Clinton's only asset is "the woman card." Kristin Tate on government waste and what young voters want. #MoreThanMean: Combating the abuse female journalists must face from online trolls. PANEL: Zoe Carpenter, Sabrina Schaeffer, Anushay Hossain, Jennifer Higgins
Clinton vs. Sanders: Has Hillary clinched the Democratic nomination ahead of Bernie? Life Expectancy: black men live longer, while white women's longevity goes down. Girls & Sex: Peggy Orenstein's new book on the "complicated new landscape" of sex. PANEL: Rina Shah Bharara, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Ruth Conniff, Julie Gunlock
Women still only make 79 cents on the dollar compared to men in the United States. Actress Patricia Arquette brought the issue to national prominence in her Oscar acceptance speech for "Boyhood," and she continues her advocacy on Equal Pay Day with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY). Meanwhile, the IWF releases Working for Women report. PANEL: Lara Brown, Patrice Lee, Atima Omara, Francesca Chambers
A special documentary episode of To the Contrary explores the trend away from orphanages and towards family reunification. Host Bonnie Erbé travels to Ethiopia to explore why parents give up their children. She reports on the research showing how orphanages jeopardize children's psychological and mental well-being.
Abortion Pill: Is surgical abortion a thing of the past? Barriers & Bias: The myriad factors holding women back from leadership positions. Public Service: Empowering women Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Penny Young Nance, Rina Shah Bharara, Ashe Schow, Debra Carnahan
Moms Against Terrorism: Women organize to root out extremism. Contraception: The Supreme Court weighs whether acommodations for religious organizations in regards to birth control coverage are reasonable. All the Single Ladies: The growing influence of single women.
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.
Older Working Women: Why women are working longer, and what it means for the economy. UN Women Funding: Activists call for more money for gender equality. Flint Water Crisis: We speak with LeeAnne Walters, the mom being hailed as one of the heroes to emerge from the water crisis. PANEL: Patricia Sosa, Genevieve Wood, Jennifer Higgins, Anushay Hossain
SCOTUS, Trump & Pope: We take a look at important issues for women surrounding the presidential race. Football, Alcohol & Rape: Is there a connection between campus party culture and sexual assault? Curvology: One anatomist's surprising and controversial explanation behind women's unique bodies. PANEL: Rina Shah Bharara, Ashe Schow, Zoe Carpenter, Avis Jones-DeWeever
Election & Black Vote: Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton make their pitches to black voters.. Raising the Race: Riché Barnes’s new book talks about the unique experience of black mothers and career women.. Black Heroines: For Black History Month, we reflect on influential black women who have changed the world. Panel: Avis Jones DeWeever; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton; Dana White; Patrice Lee
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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 highlights from the Republican National Convention and the sexual assault allegations against Roger Ailes.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Executive Director of the Independent Women’s Forum Sabrina Schaeffer, Associate Professor at George Washington University Lara Brown, and Republican Strategist Rina Shah.
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by Kara Sorenson
at the Republican Convention for TTC
Women face plenty of barriers when they run for political office. However, when they do, statistically they win at the same rate as men. So why don’t we have more women in elected government positions? It’s not because they are unelectable. The real issue is that not enough young women are trying to run for office.
That was the message at a workshop at the Republican National Convention held by Running Star, a non-profit organization that focuses on supporting women under 40 to run for elected office. It was a positive and engaging event that brought both men and women together to learnt why we need more women in office.Read More »