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SF Jury Finds Silicon Valley VC Firm Did Not Discriminate Against Ellen Pao In High-Profile Gender Bias Case

A jury in San Francisco decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.

03/27/2015

Ellen Pao (L) leaving the courthouse. (CBS)

Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Silicon Valley Venture Capital Firm Goes To Jury

Jury deliberations began Wednesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has shined a light on the gross underrepresentation of women in the technology and venture capital sectors of Silicon Valley.

03/25/2015

Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt speaks at the Chinese University in Hong Kong on November 4, 2013. Schmidt shared his insight on entrepreneurship and engaged in a conversation with local students and young entrepreneurs. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s Eric Schmidt Called Out For Repeatedly Interrupting Woman Tech Leader During Diversity Talk At SXSW

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt was called out for his behavior on a talk about diversity and tech at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, after repeatedly interrupting the only woman on the panel.

03/16/2015

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Closing The Pay Gap: Women Ask For $7,000 Less When Negotiating For Themselves

With International Women’s Day just around the corner, Jill Schlesinger has tips for women to close the pay gap.

03/06/2015

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Pope Francis Compares Transgender People To Nuclear Weapons In New Book

Pope Francis is making waves in the LGBT community again with his most recent comments comparing transgender people to nuclear weapons, saying both do not “recognize the order of creation.”

02/20/2015

Two altar-boys light a candle. (Photo credit: JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Boys Only: SF Catholic Priest Says Girls Not Allowed To Serve At Altar In His Church

A priest at a San Francisco Catholic church has both his supporters and critics over his decision to only allow boys to serve at the altar leaving girls to serve in other ways he’s deemed as more appropriate.

01/27/2015

Parker Dains. (CBS)

Bay Area Girl Makes Book Publisher See That Girls Can Love Bugs, Monsters & Other ‘Boy’ Stuff

A seven-year old Bay Area girl got a big publishing company to change some of their books.

12/02/2014

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Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size Clothing

Old Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women’s jeans cost $12 to $15 more.

11/13/2014

Baby Clothes (credit: Carlos de Andres/Cover/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Debate Opposition To Ban On Gender-Based Abortions

San Francisco could become the first city in California to go on record as opposing a state ban on gender-specific abortions if a resolution proposed by Supervisor David Chiu is adopted.

09/09/2014

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Google, Square Hoping To Solve Gender Imbalance Through Recruiting

Silicon Valley tech giants have been taking heat for a gender imbalance among staff, particularly in the fields of engineering and coding, and now they’re doing something about it – targeting young women for careers in the tech sector.

07/01/2014

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