Play Abortion Regulations; Afghanistan & Women

What does the new Texas abortion ban really mean? And does it foreshadow the upcoming Mississippi SCOTUS case? Will the all-male Taliban government reverse the gains women have made in the past 20 years?

Play Women Thought Leaders: Small Business Administrator

Small business are the engine of the economy, and often its women who are their heads. We speak with the person in charge of the federal government's Small Business Administrator, Isabella Casillas Guzman, about the challenges small business owners - particularly women - face.

Play What's Up With Time's Up?

Following the revelation of her work with now-former Governor Andrew Cuomo, Time's Up Legal Defense co-founder Roberta Kaplan has stepped down. Earlier this week the Governor resigned due to several sexual assault allegations. We Speak to The Hollywood Reporter's Rebecca Keegan, who has been following this situation closely.

Play Pelosi & Biden; LGBT & Olympics; SI Swimsuit Edition

Pelosi & Biden: The differing roles of two of the top politicians in the country. LGBT & Olympics: A record number of LGBT athletes compete in Tokyo. SI Swimsuit Edition: The first trans model to grace the cover is set to appear. Hitting stands July 22 - swimsuit.si.com. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Rina Shah, Erin Matson, Ann Stone

Play Woman Thought Leader: Anita McBride

We continue our Woman Thought Leader Series with Anita McBride, head of American University’s Institute on First Ladies and former Chief of Staff for former First Lady Laura Bush. She shares about the lives of the First Ladies and how they have influenced American society through their work.

Play Woman Thought Leader Rosa "Rosie" Gumataotao Rios

Host Bonnie Erbe interviews Woman Thought Leader Rosa “Rosie” Gumataotao Rios, 43rd Treasurer of the United States, where she shares about her career as the United States Treasurer. She tells about her initiative to recognize influential American women by including them on U.S. currency.

Play Bill Cosby Conviction Overturned; Transgender Athletes

Bill Cosby Conviction Overturned: Now that the actor's conviction is changed, what is the future of the #MeToo movement? Transgender Athletes: A trans woman makes history participating in the Olympics, but not without controversy. PANEL: Patrice Onwuka, Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Tiana Lowe, Lara Brown

Play Biden & Catholic Church; Women In Stem

US Bishops try to ban prominent Catholic politicians from receiving communion due to their pro-choice beliefs. How women have been discouraged from STEM jobs, and how we can change that. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Ann Stone, Rina Shah, Hilary Rosen

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.

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