• Baltimore Mom; Carly Fiorina; <br> Salma Hayek Pinault & Chime For Change

    Baltimore Mom; Carly Fiorina;
    Salma Hayek Pinault & Chime For Change

    A viral video this week, shows why Toya Graham is being called “mother of the year”. The presidential race now includes a new female contender. To The Contrary spoke with actress, producer and activist Salma Hayek about her efforts to help women and children. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rina Shah Bharara, Avis Jones DeWeever, Patrice Lee

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  • Gender Equality in Islam

    Gender Equality in Islam

    A new crop of female Islamic scholars says there is nothing in the Koran that treats women unequally. Instead, they argue, Muslim women have been marginalized by cultural practices and patriarchal interpretations.

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  • Vatican & Nuns; Reddit & The Wage Gap;<br> Stay-at-Home Moms

    Vatican & Nuns; Reddit & The Wage Gap;
    Stay-at-Home Moms

    The Vatican cut short its investigation of the largest order of American nuns. Interim CEO Ellen Pao bans salary negotiations for entry-level positions in an attempt to level the playing field. Is motherhood a career?

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  • Hillary Clinton Announcement;<br>Pay Gap; Safe Sex in College

    Hillary Clinton Announcement;
    Pay Gap; Safe Sex in College

    The start of Hillary's presidential run is imminent. How the wage gap persists in so-called liberal institutions and in the offices of Democrats. ew research shows some students may be putting themselves in danger.

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Gender Equality in Islam

Gender Equality in Islam

A new crop of female Islamic scholars says there is nothing in the Koran that treats women unequally. Instead, they argue, ...

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TTC Extra: Justice Served, #BringBackOurGirls

TTC Extra: Justice Served, #BringBackOurGirls

The Nigerian army rescued over 500 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been rescued by. And 10 men have been jailed for the ...

Women's News

Reports: More abducted women and children freed in Nigeria

April 30, 2015  | Read More »

Around 160 women and children believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria have been rescued by the Nigerian army, according to media reports Thursday. It follows the rescue Tuesday of 200 girls and 93 women by the country's armed forces. A statement from Sani Usman, the Nigerian army spokesman, said several people including a female hostage and a soldier died in shootouts in nine extremist camps in the huge Sambisa Forest in the northeast of the country, the Associated Press reported. He said some of those freed had opened fire on their rescuers.

The truth about adverts: selling the White Woman™

April 30, 2015  | Read More »

Hank Willis Thomas’s work examines the ways in which advertising has fabricated notions of gender and race, and then convinced us all to buy into them. “I always talk about racism as the most successful advertising campaign of all time,” Thomas says. His work serves as a sort of counter-campaign; one that aims to muddy the myths we’ve been marketed. “I want to complicate the way that I’m seen and the way that I look at other people.”

Protesters Push Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Plight of WWII ‘Comfort Women’

April 30, 2015  | Read More »

With 2015 marking the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe didn’t take the chance to address the complaints of so-called comfort women and their supporters while in Washington, D.C. “On the issue of comfort women, I am deeply pained to think about the comfort women who experience immeasurable pain and suffering as a result of victimization due to human trafficking,” Abe said during a joint news conference with President Barack Obama Tuesday, where Abe avoiding talking about the involvement of the Imperial Japanese Army with the issue.The term has been used to describe Japan’s wartime sex slaves, but critics say it confuses forced slavery with voluntary prostitution.

Margaret Cho’s weapons of c­­hoice

April 30, 2015  | Read More »

She’s unapologetic, sexual, political and always up to something new, quirky and fabulous. Margaret Cho’s career has taken her on a wild ride from stand-up comedy, to acting, producing, writing and now designing a clothing line. Daily Xtra chats with Cho before she graces Toronto with her presence for the all-women SheDot comedy festival.


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Baltimore Mom; Carly Fiorina; Salma Hayek Pinault

May 01, 2015 Baltimore Mom; Carly Fiorina; Salma Hayek Pinault

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

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del.  Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Republican Strategist Rina Shah, Incite Unlimited President Avis Jones-DeWeever, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Patrice Lee


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Gender Equality in Islam

April 24, 2015 Gender Equality in Islam

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, we aired a new documentary Gender Equality in Islam.

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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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