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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.
ISIS Women: We speak with experts, including Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who tell us why women are joining terror groups in unprecedented numbers. Self-Induced Abortions: The results of a Texas law which shut down many clinics. Melanne Verveer & Fast Forward: How women's equality can be pushed into overdrive. PANEL: Jennifer Higgins, Erin Matson, Manal Omar, Genevieve Wood
LGBT Parental Rights: A lesbian couple is denied an adoption on the basis of their sexuality. Living with Parents: More young women are living with their parents today than any time since the 40s. "Suffragette": Director Sarah Gavron talks about her new film starring Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep.
Hillary Clinton & Millennials: Hillary Clinton still trails among millennials, but she’s making progress. Egg Donors: Should there be a cap on how much money donors get? Gloria Steinem: The feminist icon talks about her experiences and her new book, “Life on the Road.” Panel: Sabrina Schaeffer, Jennifer Higgins, Erin Matson, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
Re-air of Millennial Feminists: Some older feminists say millennials are not as feminist as they hoped. Meanwhile, some young women flood social media with #WhyIDontNeedFeminism. Armchair Activism: Are young feminist activists spending too much time online and not doing enough in the "real world"?
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.
Parliament of Religions: Women's issues take center stage for the first time at the largest interfaith gathering in the world. Jennifer Lawrence: The actress says she's had enough of not getting paid as much as her male co-stars. Overparenting: Jessica Lahey on why failure can be a gift for kids. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Kim Gandy, Manal Omar, Sabrina Schaeffer
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To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé
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