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Senate Abortion Vote & Women and Remote Work

Senate Abortion Vote & Women and Remote Work

Meet the ‘Hermettes’: A Secret Society of Women Who Prefer to Be Left Alone


TTC Extra: ''The 'No' Club''

TTC Extra: ''The 'No' Club''

A new book says women should turn down optional work

Women's News

Hugs Help Women Face Stress, Study Says. Men, You Are Out of Luck

May 24, 2022  | Read More »

You have a big test, a difficult conversation or a stressful day ahead -- how much of a difference could a hug from your partner make on your state of mind?

The Power Of Hollywood’s Leading Woman And How It Is Shaping Culture

May 24, 2022  | Read More »

According to a recent study from Dr. Martha Lauzen of Diego State University, the representation of female protagonists and BIPOC women in top-grossing films has ticked up slightly from the previous year. The representation of leading women has risen from 29% in 2020 to 31%.

Including All Women Workers in Wage Gap Calculations
Center for American Progress

May 24, 2022  | Read More »

Counting part-time and part-year workers in wage gap calculations is essential to painting the full picture of the gender wage gap.

Global Cultures Have Always Worshipped—and Feared—Women

May 24, 2022  | Read More »

Though ancient cultures elevated some women, they vilified others. ”Feminine Power: the divine to the demonic,” at the British Museum in London through September 25, endeavors to show both sides of female power in ancient and modern cultures around the world, examining female deities who were exalted in some way—even when they were represented as evil.


Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State, Dies at 84

March 24, 2022 Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State, Dies at 84
The staff of To the Contrary mourns the passing of the first US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. She was 84. In 2017, Bonnie Erbe interviewed her about @Trump controversy over refugees in the U.S.  Albright also addresses her life as a refugee.



Secretary Albright also joined our special To the Contrary panel on Women in Diplomacy: How do women diplomats differ from male ones? Human Trafficking: The US’s role in ending modern slavery. Political Violence: We speak with Sandra Pepera of NDI about their #NotTheCost campaign.  This show also includes former Representative and Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher.


Women’s Suffrage: U.S. and U.K. Struggles for Voter Freedoms

March 23, 2022 Women’s Suffrage: U.S. and U.K. Struggles for Voter Freedoms

Written by: Lily Quinn Miner

Young women today are lucky enough to enjoy the right to vote thanks to the bravery of the feminists who came before them to fight for that right just over one hundred years ago. It is important for us to look back on this movement with gratitude and remember what it was like for women who had to push for something that nowadays seems like such a basic freedom. Continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month, we have put together a collection of past episodes that touch on the Women’s Suffrage Movement both here in the United States and in the United Kingdom.

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