Play Woman Thought Leader: Kitt Shapiro

An interview with Kitt Shapiro, the daughter of actress and singer Eartha Kitt. She’s the author of the new book, Eartha & Kitt: A Daughter's Love Story in Black and White. Eartha Kitt was once the most famous African-American in the world, and is remembered for her role as Catwoman and her song “Santa Baby,” among many other performances.

Play Author of "In The Heights" Speaks on Her "Broken Language"

On this week's episode, we speak with Quiara Alegría Hudes, the author of "In the Heights" and the writer of the new book "My Broken Language." Co-written with Lin Manuel Miranda, "In the Heights" was a Tony-award winning musical that is slated to become a blockbuster movie this summer.

Play The Gender Policy Council

What is the mission of the Gender Policy Council set up by President Biden? How is it different from previous Presidential initiatives for equality? Find out when Bonnie Erbe' interviews the GPC Co-chairs Jennifer Klein and Julissa Reynoso. This week on To the Contrary.

Play Women & COVID Recovery; Catholic Bishops & Biden

Women & COVID Recovery: The recovery is coming along, but women bear the brunt when it comes to economic and mental health matters. Catholic Bishops & Biden: The Vatican warns bishops to think carefully before banning politicians from receiving communion. PANEL: Megan Beyer, Carrie Lukas, Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards, Linda Chavez

Play Liz Cheney; Harris & Immigration; Eartha Kitt

Liz Cheney: The Republicans go to war with their top ranking woman over her comments against Trump. Harris & Immigration: How the VP is handling one of her top responsibilities. Eartha Kitt: For mother's day, we speak to her daughter, Kitt Shapiro. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Debra Carnahan, Rina Shah Bharara, Carrie Sheffield

Play Woman Thought Leader: Beth Allison Barr, PhD

What if everything you thought you knew about Biblical Womanhood is wrong? And women's roles are more about cultural patriarchy? Author Beth Allison Barr researches the real history of Christianity and unearths some fascinating insights.

Play Biden's Family Plan; Non-Religious Women

Biden's Family Plan: How will the president's "American Families Plan" help, and how much will it cost? Non-Religious Women: The percentage of women who do not belong to organized religion is higher than ever. PANEL: Carrie Lukas, Tiana Lowe, Erin Matson, Aisha Mills

Play Women & Vaccination; Sexual Assault Awareness

Women & Vaccination: How should news about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine causing blood clots in extremely rare cases affect how women manage risk? Sexual Assault Awareness: How the government, non-profits, and companies are fighting domestic violence and rape in different areas. Panel: Dr. Avis Jones DeWeever, Patrice Onwuka, Debra Carnahan & Genevieve Wood

Play Woman Thought Leader: Brooke Baldwin

We speak with Brooke Baldwin, who recently left the anchor desk at CNN to discuss what prompted the move and what's next. We also discuss her book, "Huddle," in which she talks about the power of solidarity among women.

Play Pandemic Impact On Equality; Black & Asian American

Fmr. Rep Donna Edwards, HuffPost DC Bureau Chief Amanda Terkel, Patrice Onwuka of IWF, and Republican Strategist Ann Stone on the pandemic creating more inequality and prompting sexual harassment complaints in workplace, the U.S. makes strides in the World Economic Forum's latest survey on equality, and how African American and Asian American women are fighting together against discrimination.

Play Women & Guns; VP Harris On Immigration

Political Commentator Avis Jones DeWeever, Republican Strategist Rina Shah, Washington Examiner Columnist Tiana Lowe, Democratic Strategist Hilary Rosen discuss the increase in female gun ownership across all populations in the U.S., and Vice President Kamala Harris's new role dealing diplomatically with immigration on our southern border.

Play Woman Thought Leader: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Violence against women and children is prevalent worldwide. In Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women's Rights, Ayaan Hirsi Ali takes a look at how violence, harassment, and the reporting of criminal acts against women have changed. Are women now more comfortable addressing these harmful situations especially in areas like the Middle East or Europe?

Play The 30th Season - How The World Changed For Women

In this week's special episode, we take a look back through 30 years of To The Contrary. How have things changed for women, families, and diverse communities? We also discuss immigration. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Genevieve Wood, Debra Carnahan, Linda Chavez

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