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Domestic Violence & NFL; ISIS; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Domestic Violence & NFL; ISIS; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Domestic Violence & NFL: The league's handling of the Ray Rice case is questioned as survivors share personal stories. ISIS: ...

Webisode

TTC Extra: Senator Wendy Davis

TTC Extra: Senator Wendy Davis

Senator Wendy Davis, currently in the running for Governor of Texas believes there are a number of issues to improve upon to ...

Women's News

Senate GOP blocks Paycheck Fairness Act for the Second Time

September 16, 2014  | Read More »

Senate Republicans on Monday blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that Democrats are pushing as part of their message to women in the midterm elections. Democrats needed 60 votes to advance the legislation but fell short in a 52-40 vote. Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), who caucuses with Democrats, voted against the bill.

Women Face a Catch-22 Despite Three-Decade Shift in Gender Roles

September 16, 2014  | Read More »

Women are now established in the workforce, but are still required to conform to expectations of femininity.

Muslim Academic Gets Death Threats Over Women and Gay-Friendly Mosque

Muslim Academic Gets Death Threats Over Women and Gay-Friendly Mosque

September 16, 2014  | Read More »

A Muslim academic is vowing to push ahead with the launch of his woman and gay-friendly mosque in South Africa, despite receiving death threats.

‘Naked’ Women’s Cycling Uniform Deemed ‘Unacceptable By Any Standard Of Decency’

September 16, 2014  | Read More »

A women’s cycling team from Colombia garnered lots of media attention this weekend thanks to a red-and-yellow uniform that features a wide swath of flesh-colored fabric across the crotch and hips. Reports noted the unflattering fabric called attention to the riders’ lady bits.


Blog

ISIS Bride; Transgender Students; LGBT Winning Lessons

September 05, 2014 ISIS Bride; Transgender Students; LGBT Winning Lessons

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss ISIS’s recruitment of women, transgender students being accepted, and what lessons the women’s movement can take from the LGBT movement.


On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Reality Check’s Erin Matson; Advisor, Center for American Progress, Danielle Moodie-Mills; The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers; Hispanic Post’s Clara Del Villar.

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Obama & Hillary; Domestic Violence; Night Shelters

August 29, 2014 Obama & Hillary; Domestic Violence; Night Shelters

 

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss President Barack Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s working women agendas, the NFL and U.S. immigration policy towards domestic violence, India’s night shelters children of prostitutes.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, CEO of Women’s Campaign Fund Betsy Mullins, Republican Strategist Rina Shah and Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy.

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The Host

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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