• 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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  • Religious Rights Debate; <br> Allowance Equity; Fashioning Fat

    Religious Rights Debate;
    Allowance Equity; Fashioning Fat

    Religious Rights Debate: LGBT activists pressure Arkansas & Indiana to make changes to "religious freedom" laws, as a woman is sent to prison for a miscarriage. Allowance Equity: Boys do less chores than girls, but on average get more allowance for their work. Fashioning Fat: Prof. Amanda Czerniawski went undercover as a plus-size model to study the industry through the lens of a sociologist.

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  • Afghani Women Leaders;<br>Women's Colleges; All-Female Mosque

    Afghani Women Leaders;
    Women's Colleges; All-Female Mosque

    Women forming part of Afghani president Ashraf Ghani's delegation say support from the US is vital. The closing of Sweet Briar College may point toward a demise of all-women's schools. We speak with one of the woman behind the first mosque in the US for women only.

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

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

Vatican & Nuns: The Vatican cut short its investigation of the largest order of American nuns. Reddit & The Wage Gap: ...

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TTC Extra: Abstinence-Only Class

TTC Extra: Abstinence-Only Class

A professor's tweets went viral recently after expressing disappointment in her high school's son's abstinence-only sexual ...

Women's News

Principal Blacks Out 13-Year-Old’s “Feminist” T-shirt In School Photo For Being “Offensive”

April 20, 2015  | Read More »

Sophie, an 8th grade student at Clermont Northeastern Middle School in Owensville, Ohio, wore her FEMINIST t-shirt to school a few weeks ago. It also happened to be class photo day. Unbeknownst to the 13-year-old, her school principal (a woman) made a decision that is beyond belief and comprehension. Sophie’s mom Christine shares her story with Women You Should Know.

Facebook Linked With Self-Objectification Among Young Women, Study Finds

April 20, 2015  | Read More »

Young women tend to compare their appearances more frequently to photos on Facebook and in magazines, says a study. Facebook users compare their appearance most often to their own images, than to those of their peers, and rarely to images of family members and celebrities, it found.

Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Initiative For Women Over 40

April 20, 2015  | Read More »

Meryl Streep has made a “significant” contribution to a new initiative nurturing female screenwriters over the age of 40. The Writers Lab, run by New York Women in Film and Television, will mentor eight screenwriters at a retreat in upstate New York. Providing guidance will be the likes of Gina Prince-Bythewood, writer-director of cult romantic hit Beyond the Lights, Boyhood producer Caroline Kaplan and Legally Blonde writer Kirsten Smith.

How The Women In Blue Are Beating Sexism In The Police Force (Int'l)

April 20, 2015  | Read More »

When I came up with the idea to make a Radio 4 documentary about sexism in the police service I was inspired by cases such as Carol Howard, a firearms officer in the Metropolitan police, who was awarded £37,000 in aggravated damages last year having been targeted in a “malicious” and “vindictive” campaign of race and sex discrimination.


Blog

Clinton Presidential Bid, Collegiate Pay Gap, Students & Safe Sex

April 10, 2015 Clinton Presidential Bid, Collegiate Pay Gap, Students & Safe Sex
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, the collegiate pay gap and an alarming sex trend among students.
 
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Darlene Kennedy, Jenifer Rajkumar, Sabrina Schaeffer and Patricia Sosa.
 
Click read more to see what they had to say!
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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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