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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
Women, Gun Control & NRA: As the nation grieves another mass shooting, we look at how men & women support gun control at different rates. Shark Tank: A contestant on the show cries during a business meeting, igniting a debate. Golden Girls Network: Boomers - especially women - look into alternative ways to living their golden years. PANEL: Ashe Schow, Lara Brown, Clara Del Villar, Anushay Hossein
Equality Study: A LeanIn.Org / McKinsey study looks at why women aren't equal in American corporations. Planned Parenthood: The organization enjoys popularity amid calls from Republicans to defund it. Anne-Marie Slaughter: the President and CEO of the New America Foundation speaks about balancing work and family. PANEL: Del Eleanor Holmes Norton, Linda Chavez, Debra Carnahan, Cari Dominguez
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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 »
by Skylar Braswell
Growing up, I had heard the name O.J. Simpson constantly in my home. I was born in 1994, when O.J. Simpson went to trial accused of killing his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Lyle Goldman. I had no clue who he was and as I was growing up, I assumed he was an uncle or distant relative. When he was found guilty of a different crime, I gained the courage to finally ask my mother who he was. She used this moment as what many African American families consider, “The Talk”. She explained to me racial tensions within society, what it meant to commit a murder and police brutality.
“My biggest accomplishment is that people look at me like a man first, not a black man.” - O.J. Simpson, 1969.Read More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the GOP’s bill intended to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Trump administration’s attack against the LGBTQ community and the lack of women CEOs at Fortune 500 companies.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voices; Rina Shah, Republican Strategist; Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor
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