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Rising Hate Crimes; Challenged CEOS, Minority Women in STEM

Rising Hate Crimes; Challenged CEOS, Minority Women in STEM

Rising Hate Crimes: 5 transgender women of color are recent victims of social injustice. Targeted Women CEOS: certain ...

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TTC Extra: Trans Women Rights at Women's Colleges

TTC Extra: Trans Women Rights at Women's Colleges

Trans women activists want women's colleges to incorporate gender inclusive language, in a larger bid to gain more ...

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Retirement Gap; Female "Viagra"; Angelina Jolie & Difret

February 20, 2015 Retirement Gap; Female

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the retirement gap, "female Viagra," and the Ethiopian film Difret, with executive producer Angelina Jolie.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Civil Rights Lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar,The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers


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Transgender Hate Crimes, Shareholders vs. Women CEOs, and Lacking Diversity- Women of Color in STEM.

February 13, 2015 Transgender Hate Crimes, Shareholders vs. Women CEOs, and Lacking Diversity- Women of Color in STEM.

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Transgender hate crimes, women CEOs, and increasing the number women of color in STEM.

On the panel this week joining host Incite Unlimited President Avis Jones-DeWeever, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Patrice Lee, Center for American Progress Fellow Danielle Moodie-Mills, and Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara.

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Women's News

Meet the Radical Brownies

February 19, 2015  | Read More »

When Anayvette Martinez’s daughter, a fourth grader, wanted “desperately” to join a girls’ troop like the Girl Scouts of America, it gave Martinez an idea. “I saw the need for a group that would empower and encourage her to form bonds of sisterhood with other girls in her community,” wrote Martinez on Facebook. “I began to imagine what a radical young girl’s social justice troop looked like; a group that centered and affirmed her experiences as a beautiful and brilliant brown girl against so many societal pressures to conform to mainstream ideals of girlhood.”

Dozens rally for missing and murdered women

February 19, 2015  | Read More »

Close to 50 people gathered in front of the Sault Ste. Marie courthouse Wednesday afternoon to raise their voices for missing and murdered indigenous women who cannot raise their own.The memorial march for missing and murdered women is an annual event organized by Womyn 4 Social Justice, Phoenix Rising Women’s Centre, and Nimkii-Naabkawagan Batchewana Family Crisis Shelter.Dozens of people held heart shaped signs and marched the grounds of the courthouse in -20 C weather, as cars and trucks drove by sometimes honking in support.

Misogynist blogger: Make rape on private property legal so women can have ‘learning experiences’

February 19, 2015  | Read More »

The founder of a website that is popular with so-called Men’s Rights Activists said this week that the “solution” to the problem of rape in the United States was to decriminalize “the violent taking of a woman” on private property. Anti-feminist blogger Roosh Vörek — who goes by Roosh V — opined in a column on Monday that the entire “rape culture” had been created by rules in current law that say women “could not give full legal consent” if they were drunk. According to Vörek, laws against rape made “women wholly unconcerned with their own safety and the character of men they developed intimate relationships with.”

Women and Minorities Make Slight Gain at Law Firms

February 19, 2015  | Read More »

After four years of decline, the percentage of associates at law firms who are women rose slightly last year but is still shy of the high mark in 2009, according to newly released data. According to the National Association for Law Placement, which has been tracking law firm diversity since 1993, just less than 45 percent of associates were women in 2014, compared with slightly less than 39 percent in 1993. The percentage has yet to return to the 45.6 percent level of 2009, when 46 percent of law school graduates were women.

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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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