• White House Pay Gap;<br>Microcredit & Poverty; Anonymous

    White House Pay Gap;
    Microcredit & Poverty; Anonymous

    Are women in the White House paid fairly? Is microcredit living up to expectations as a tool for poverty reduction? oes the secretive hacking group Anonymous help or hurt women? PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Debra Carnahan, Francesca Chambers

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  • Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination;<br>Domestic Trafficking

    Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination;
    Domestic Trafficking

    Why women and girls join terrorist organizations like ISIS. The policies surrounding discrimination of transgender people. The story of one survivor of whose sex trafficking was inter-generational.

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  • TTC Extra: Oscars Lacking Diversity

    TTC Extra: Oscars Lacking Diversity

    The vast majority of the nominees to the Academy Awards were white males, while notable females and minorities were snubbed. PANEL: Siobhan "Sam" Bennett; Darlene Kennedy; Aisha Moodie-Mills; Sabrina Schaeffer

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  • Abortion Debate; Involved Fathers; <br>UN Women: Beijing + 20

    Abortion Debate; Involved Fathers;
    UN Women: Beijing + 20

    A law in Texas may require abortion clinics to upgrade their facilities resulting in costly fees. A study found that involved fathers are more satisfied with their jobs than involved mothers. As Beijing + 20 approaches, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, discusses the progress made towards women empowerment.

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  • The Welcoming Movement

    The Welcoming Movement

    Join us as we look at three churches around the United States who are part of the "Welcoming Movement." These churches, in Arizona, Minnesota, and Washington, D.C., are committed to accepting and affirming gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. Watch their triumphs and struggles in this special encore documentary episode.

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Full Episode

 Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination; Domestic Trafficking

Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination; Domestic Trafficking

Terrorism: Why women and girls join terrorist organizations like ISIS. Transgender Discrimination: The policies surrounding ...

Webisode

TTC Extra: Women & Minorities Speaking First in Class

TTC Extra: Women & Minorities Speaking First in Class

A panel of professors at a Canadian university think that, by rule, women & minority students should be called on before ...

Women's News

When Women Become Terrorists

January 22, 2015  | Read More »

DURHAM, N.C. — SINCE the terror attacks in Paris two weeks ago, the French police have been on the hunt for Hayat Boumeddiene, the partner of Amedy Coulibaly, one of the slain gunmen. She is now suspected to be in Syria. Some news reports speculate that Ms. Boumeddiene, 26, may have been “the more radical of the two.” Yet one of the first questions that French authorities intend to ask her is, they say, “if she did this under influence, if she did it by ideology, if she did it to aid and abet.”

8 Women On Why Roe v. Wade Has Mattered So Much To Them

January 22, 2015  | Read More »

Thursday marks the 42nd anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that affirmed women's right to obtain a legal abortion.

Abolition Of Sex Work Won’t End Violence Against Native Women (Int'l)

January 22, 2015  | Read More »

In describing her choice to enter sex work, Naomi – one of the authors of this article – says that when she first moved to London, Ont., she only had a few bags of clothing and only a few dollars in her back pocket. Originally from Northern Ontario, Naomi had no friends or family in the area and no idea where she was going to live. Naomi moved in the context of sex work and, in that same context, was able to overcome homelessness. Some might argue that her choice to enter sex work was not a “real choice” but she sees it as a choice that was much better than the other choices she could have made at that time in her life.

We All Fail. But Here's How These Incredible Women Bounced Back

January 22, 2015  | Read More »

(CNN)These days, failure is in fashion. Books with titles like "The Wisdom of Failure" top bestseller lists and there is even a popular annual conference, FailCon, that gathers people together to study past fails. But in spite of all the noise about how it's ok -- nay, productive -- to fail, it can still be a painful and challenging experience.


Blog

White House Pay Gap; Microcredit & Poverty; Anonymous

January 23, 2015 White House Pay Gap; Microcredit & Poverty; Anonymous

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss White House wage gaps, Microcredit in underdeveloped nations, and Anonymous: women hackers.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC),  Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor  Debra Carnahan, IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers


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Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination; Domestic Trafficking

January 16, 2015 Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination; Domestic Trafficking

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss children and terrorism, a transgender discrimination lawsuit, and domestic sex trafficking.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is IWF’s Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer;

Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress Aisha Moodie-Mills; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy; Former Women’s Campaign Fund President Siobhan "Sam" Bennett


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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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