Jennifer Garner on Motherhood, Charity and Stardom
Jennifer Garner takes her dedication to children from home to work to charitable efforts. She and husband, Ben Affleck, are both dedicated to helping children succeed. But she focuses her efforts a little closer to home.
Angelina Jolie on Her Directorial Debut and Women in Hollywood
Academy Award winning actress Angelina Jolie discusses her directorial debut with her new movie, “In the Land of Blood and Honey.” The movie, set in Bosnia, is a statement against violence against women, particularly as a tool of war. She also discusses the role of women behind the camera.
Meryl Streep Speaks Out for a National Women’s History Museum
Academy Award winning actress Meryl Streep traveled to Washington, DC, in her role as spokesperson for the National Women’s History Museum. The museum, which currently exists solely online, is looking for a permanent home on the national mall, pending congressional approval. Streep sat down with To the Contrary to discuss her latest role and why this museum is so important to her.
Republican National Convention 2012
On site at the Republican National Convention, this in-depth piece features interviews with prominent Republican women discussing how to get women out to vote for the GOP in 2012.
To see coverage of the DNC, go here.
Supreme Court Health Care Decision
The future of women’s health after the Supreme Court ruling on the healthcare bill.
Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth
The first combat-injured female veteran sworn in to Congress, Tammy Duckworth has a special commitment to the needs of the military and their families.
2012: Year in Review
A look back at the biggest women’s issues and stories that had everyone talking throughout 2012.
Supreme Anniversary: Sandra Day O’Connor
The first female Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O’Connor celebrates the 30th Anniversary of her historic nomination and appointment to the country’s highest judicial body.