To The Contrary

To The Contrary

With women in the forefront of politics and on the cutting edge of national agendas, To The Contrary continues to provide an important, timely forum for women to discuss national and international issues and policies.


Latest Episodes

To The Contrary , September 12th 2014 | PBS

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:17:00 +0000

Domestic Violence & NFL: The league's handling of the Ray Rice case is questioned as survivors share personal stories. ISIS: The terrorist group both recruits and enslaves women. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: The Democratic senator talks about how to empower women in her new book, "Off the Sidelines." PANEL: Sabrina Schaeffer, Sam Bennett, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Darlene Kennedy


To The Contrary , September 5th 2014 | PBS

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:11:00 +0000

ISIS Bride: How western women are being recruited to join the terrorist organization as wives. Transgender Students: Women's colleges starting to openly welcome transwomen. LGBT Lessons: Activist Jay Michaelson says the women's movement should emulate the gay rights movement's winning strategy. PANEL: Erin Matson, Danielle Moodie-Mills, Francesca Chambers, Clara Del Villar


To The Contrary , August 29th 2014 | PBS

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:57:00 +0000

Obama & Clinton: Should Hillary run against Obama's record on women? Domestic Violence: The NFL and immigration officials take steps that may help victims. Night Shelters: Protecting the children of sex workers in India. PANEL: Patricia Sosa, Betsy Mullins, Rina Shah, Darlene Kennedy


To The Contrary , August 22nd 2014 | PBS

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:23:00 +0000

ISIL, Terrorism & Women: How terrorists use violence against women as a weapon of war. Ethics of Surrogacy: a new film, "Breeders", says using a surrogate is unethical. Behind the Headlines: Child Abuse. Dr. Rachel Clingenpeel of Arkansas Children's Hospital on how to prevent maltreatment. PANEL: Jennifer Marshall, Anushay Hossain, Rina Shah, Avis Jones DeWeever


To The Contrary , August 1st 2014 | PBS

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:27:00 +0000

Pro-Choice Label: Activists move away from labeling themselves "pro-choice." Prostitution Debate: Should selling sex be legal? Gender Lens Investing: Jackie Vanderbrug of US Trust on why investing with a gender lens is a growing trend. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Genevieve Wood, Megan Beyer, Patrice Lee