Is a lack of confidence the main thing holding women back? Young people report seeing harassment as normal. Why this author says the term is not a contradiction. PANEL: Ruth Conniff, Cari Dominguez, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Genevieve WoodWatch Video
Kathleen Sebelius Resigns. Why women don't vote for women. More women are staying home to raise children. Employing women veterans. PANELISTS: Francesca Chambers, Megan Beyer, Patricia Sosa, Jennifer MarshallWatch Video
Daughters earn less than their fathers. How will SCOTUS decision impact the funding of women candidates. The balancing act of work, life and modern technology. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Bettina Inclan, Francesca Chambers, Megan BeyerWatch Video
Confidence Gap: Is a lack of confidence the main thing holding women back? Sexual Assault: Young people report seeing ...
Men and women's perception of the "perfect" body varies, according to a new poll conducted by a lingerie company. PANEL: ...
Punditry flashed its ugly underbelly this week following last week's announcement that Chelsea Clinton is pregnant. The response to the news ranged from the ridiculous to the sublime. Some pundits wondered how being a grandmother would impact Hillary Clinton's campaign, or, perish the thought, her presidency. The answer is NOT. Has anyone wondered how Jeb Bush's grandchildren would impact his campaign? Or how Mitt Romney managed to campaign for President while having 18 grandchildren? Enough said!Read More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss The Confidence Gap by journalists Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, the disturbing acceptance of sex assault, and whether Jesus was a feminist.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Progressive Magazine Editor-in-chief Ruth Conniff, Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood
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Here are the 41 women included on this year's list, plus some numbers that reflect the breadth and depth of the influence they've had on politics, culture, sports, activism, business and more.
Hillary Clinton, in her keynote address at the Simmons Leadership Conference, called for an end to age discrimination, saying of women who left the workforce in their 20s and 30s to raise families, “their brains have not atrophied.” Quoting anthropologist Margaret Mead, Clinton added by the time men are ready to retire, their female counterparts are “raring to go."
Aaron Sorkin told an audience ‘There are roughly as many women who can green-light a film in Hollywood as there are men,’ as an explanation for why there are so few women in starring roles.
Why are NFL cheerleaders putting down their pom-poms all of a sudden? Cheating cheerleaders out of a living wage is an American tradition almost as old as football itself. The dual exploitation of cheerleaders—you’ll perform our jiggle test, and you’ll do it for pocket change!—is nothing new. Ultimately, though, the culture of silence around NFL cheerleading was broken by the courage of one woman—28-year-old Raiderette Lacy T.—who took personal risks to stand up for all of the workers in her field.
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To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé
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