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We speak with Lisa Selin Davis, author of Tomboy: The Surprising History And Future of Girls Who Dare To Be Different. Stemming from experiences her daughter faced at a young age, Davis explores the root of gender stereotypes and conformity. From parental influence to societal views, Tomboy aims to provide a historical as well as a different perspective of what the new normal could be.
Author Lyz Lenz discusses her books God Land: A Story of Faith, Loss, and Renewal in Middle America and more recently Belabored: A Vindication of The Rights of Pregnant Women. God Land, which also serves as a memoir for Lenz, explores the intersection between family, faith, and politics. Belabored tackles politicizing pregnancy. How will this incoming administration be different?
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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 »
Record Number of Women to Serve in the 117th U.S. Congress
At least 131 (100D, 31R) women will serve in the U.S. Congress in 2021, surpassing the previous record of 127, first set in 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. A record 106 (83D, 23R) women have already been elected to the U.S. House, including 85 (75D, 10R) incumbents and 21 (8D, 13R) non-incumbents. The previous record for women in the U.S. House was 102 and was set in 2019.
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss a drop in women in the workforce due to COVID-19, and a historic debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Was there a winner?
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Debra Carnahan, Ann Stone & Linda Chavez
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