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Woman Thought Leader: Dr. Carla Hayden

Woman Thought Leader: Dr. Carla Hayden

The first woman and African American to head the Library of Congress.

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TTC Extra: Iranian Women's Rights

TTC Extra: Iranian Women's Rights

Feminist Iranian activists celebrate a step closer towards women's rights.

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Warren vs. Biden; SCOTUS LGBT; Facial Recognition

October 11, 2019 Warren vs. Biden; SCOTUS LGBT; Facial Recognition

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Elizabeth Warren and the women running for president, the Supreme Court taking up three LGBT work discrimination cases, and facial recognition software’s possible bias.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Latifa Lyles, Fmr. Dir. Women’s Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor; Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst at the Independent Women’s Voices; and Ann Stone, Co-Founder, Women For Trump.

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Self Induced Abortions; LGBTQ Pronouns; Financial Literacy

September 20, 2019 Self Induced Abortions; LGBTQ Pronouns; Financial Literacy

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss 

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor; Ann Stone, Co-Founder, Women For Trump; Anushay Hossain, Writer & Political Commentator; Tiana Lowe, Commentary Writer, Washington Examiner


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Women's News

More Than Two Dozen Women Accuse President Trump of Unwanted Sexual Contact in New Book
Salon

October 10, 2019  | Read More »

More than two dozen women have come forward with previously unreported allegations of sexual misconduct by President Donald Trump, according to a new book. In total, the president has been accused by 43 new women of inappropriate behavior in “All the President's Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator.” Of those accusations, 26 include instances of unwanted sexual contact, according to Esquire, which published an excerpt from the book. (As of July, Trump faced at least 17 public allegations of sexual misconduct.)

Religious Discrimination Bill Would Create Barriers to Women's Healthcare, Advocates Warn
The Guardian

October 10, 2019  | Read More »

Women would face further barriers to receiving healthcare under the proposed religious discrimination bill, advocates have warned, with the potential law overriding professional or employer obligations to treat patients. While conscientious objectors already exist in the medical world, patients are protected by professional guidelines that provide patients with right to information and referrals, while employment conditions can require patients have their needs met.

'Domestic Murderers Are Often Likeable Men – That's How They Have Been Able to Abuse Women' <br> The Guardian

'Domestic Murderers Are Often Likeable Men – That's How They Have Been Able to Abuse Women'
The Guardian

October 10, 2019  | Read More »

Davina James-Hanman has only met one self-aware murderer. It’s not that they are generally monsters. “They are often personable and likeable, and that is how they have been able to abuse women,” she says. But self-awareness? That’s a rarer commodity among the men – and it is overwhelmingly men – who now kill their partners or ex-partners in the UK at a rate of three every week.

Iranian Women Allowed to Enter Football Stadium for First Time In 40 Years
CNN

October 10, 2019  | Read More »

One women said she wanted to hug her ticket and cry. Another clasped both hands over her mouth at her first glimpse of the field’s lush green turf. Others painted flags on their cheeks and wore souvenir hats over their headscarves. When Iran’s national soccer team took the field on Thursday at Tehran’s Azadi stadium for an otherwise humdrum World Cup qualifier, the outsize interest in the game was not in the action on the field but on who was seated in the stands.

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

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 ...

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