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Trump vs Clintons: Donald Trump brings back old attacks against Hillary and Bill. Religious Schools: Colleges such as Baylor balance football, spirituality, and fighting rape. We Were Feminists Once: Andi Zeisler on the commercialization of feminism. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Dana White, Erin Matson, Julie Gunlock
Women Voters: Soccer moms, security moms, diverse women? Who will give Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton the advantage? Overtime: Why new rules may benefit women. Transgender Rights: More than just a bathroom debate. How perceptions of gender are changing. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sarah McBride, Ashe Schow, Jennifer Higgins
Women Voters: Soccer moms, security moms, diverse women? Who will give Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton the advantage? Overtime: Why new rules may benefit women. Transgender Rights: More than just a bathroom debate. How perceptions of gender are changing. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Jennifer Higgins, Sarah McBride, Ashe Schow
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
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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 »
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe celebrates 25 seasons on PBS with a film festival highlighting documentaries by and about women, families and diverse communities. The All About Women & Girls Festival winner in the international category is A Queen's Discovery.
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By Sallie Bingham
A dear friend told me the other day that she thinks we live in a blue bubble here in New Mexico. On the electoral map, New Mexico and Colorado show up as almost insignificant small blue squares in a sea of red, so unimportant on the national level we received almost no attention or visits during the previous election—which may be just as well. But before I give in to survivor’s guilt about being the beneficiary of blue, I want to take a minute to think why this happened.Read More »