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TTC Extra: ISIS' Sisterhood

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To The Contrary
PBS


A recent study found that women join the Islamic state group not just to become 'jihadi wives', but instead to be part of a sisterhood who believe in the same cause. Panel: Francesca Chambers, Erin Matson, Rina Shah Bharara, Anushay Hossain Continue


Cindy Williams: "We Were Paid Half of What The Boys Made"

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To The Contrary
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Cindy Williams. star of the television show "Laverne & Shirley," reveals that she and her female co-star Penny Marshall were paid half of what the male actors from "Happy Days" made. Continue


Christianity in United States & Food Security

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To The Contrary
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Christianity in the US: The percentage of people that call themselves Christian is in steep decline according to a new Pew Study. Food Security: We explore the threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors. PANEL: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Amber Smith, Rina Shah, Debra Carnahan Continue


TTC Extra: Social Media & Marriage

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Is going on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook ruining marriages? A new study finds it can happen. What is fueling our social addiction? Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Anushay Hossain, Mercy Viana Schlapp Continue


Sneaking Back In at the Border

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Limited Partnership, Australian Tony Sullivan describes the tense few moments during which he illegally re-entered the United States via Mexico, along with his partner Richard, with the help of a friend. Continue


TTC Extra: Justice Served, #BringBackOurGirls

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To The Contrary
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The Nigerian army rescued over 500 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been rescued by. And 10 men have been jailed for the attack against Malala Yousafzai. Continue


AfroPoP l The Carrier

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AfroPop
PBS


This lyrical film follows Mutinta Mweemba, a 28-year-old subsistence farmer living in a polygamous marriage. After learning she is HIV positive and pregnant, Mutinta sets out to keep her unborn child virus-free and to break the cycle of transmission. Continue


Gender Equality in Islam

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To The Contrary
PBS


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. One such advocate is Dr. Azizah Al-Hibriwho started a non-profit organization called Karamah with the goal of advancing the gender-equitable principles of Islam to Musllm women. Continue


Vatican & Nuns; Reddit & The Wage Gap; Stay-at-Home Moms

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To The Contrary
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Vatican & Nuns: The Vatican cut short its investigation of the largest order of American nuns. Reddit & The Wage Gap: Interim CEO Ellen Pao bans salary negotiations for entry-level positions in an attempt to level the playing field. Stay-at-Home Moms: Is motherhood a career? PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Genevieve Wood, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Mercedes Viana Schlapp Continue


Paper Proof

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary 1971, members of the Citizens’ Commission to Investigate the FBI look back on the night they sorted through the FBI documents they’d nabbed and discovered the shocking evidence of spying on Americans and other abuses. Continue


TTC Extra: Cannes Film Festival's "Heelgate"

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To The Contrary
PBS


A controversy dubbed "Heelgate" at the Cannes Film Festival. Women were turned away from the red carpet if they were not wearing high heels. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Liberal Commentator, Erin Matson, Network of Enlightened Women President Karin Agness, Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar Continue


Femvertising, "#RapeHoax", Food Security Part II

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Femvertising: including women on ad campaigns has proven successful for huge corporations. "#RapeHoax": A smear campaign agains Columbia grad Emma Sulkowicz accuses her of falsely accusing a fellow student of rape. Food Security: The second part of our series on food security investigates the transportation of goods. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Norton Holmes, Karin Agness, Erin Matson, Clara Del Villar Continue


TTC Extra: Women Start Fewer Businesses

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To The Contrary
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New data shows that women are not founding as many businesses as their male counterparts. Some contribute the fear of failing as a factor. Continue


Poverty & Geography; #TalkPay; Mothers Who Leave

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To The Contrary
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Poverty & Geography: a re-analysis of the anti-poverty experiment "Moving to Opportunity." #TalkPay: How Twitter could end the pay gap. Mothers Who Leave: Author Melissa Cistaro discusses her life after her mother left. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Anushay Hossain, Mercy Viana Schlapp Continue


Exclusive Poll on Women and Philanthropy

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To The Contrary
PBS


The White House holds a conference to attempt to stop school violence. To The Contrary's exclusive poll on women and philanthropy. Originally aired 5/7/1999. Panel: Rep. Ellen Tauscher, Patricia Ireland, Amy Holmes, Deborah Simmons, Kavita Ramdas Continue


Baltimore Mom; Carly Fiorina; Salma Hayek Pinault

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To The Contrary
PBS


Baltimore Mom: Why Toya Graham is being called “mother of the year" for her actions in a viral video. Carly Fiorina: The presidential race now includes another female contender. Salma Hayek: To The Contrary spoke with actress, producer and activist Salma Hayek about her efforts to help women and children. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rina Shah Bharara, Avis Jones DeWeever, Patrice Lee Continue


TTC Extra: Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

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To The Contrary
PBS


Advocates rallied outside the Supreme Court as the justices heard the arguments in the Obergefell v. Hodges case, which seeks to answer whether the Constitution requires states to allow same-sex marriage. Activists from different spheres and representing different viewpoints demonstrated and spoke. Continue


TTC Extra: Gender Equality in Islam Preview

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To The Contrary
PBS


Dr. Azizah al-Hibri explains the goal of her group, Karamah. Don't miss this special documentary edition of To The Contrary exploring gender equality in Islam! Continue


TTC Extra: Abstinence-Only Class

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To The Contrary
PBS


A professor's tweets went viral recently after expressing disappointment in her high school's son's abstinence-only sexual education program. Continue


The Perfect Victim

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America Reframed
PBS


Four incarcerated women were beaten, raped, sold, abused, and nearly killed by their husbands. Collectively, they spent over eighty-five years in prison, convicted for having killed their husbands to save their lives. Will the judicial system and a notoriously secretive Missouri parole board give them a chance to renew their lives? Continue


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