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San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Promotes Gender Equality In Workplace As Union Claims Hypocrisy

San Francisco officials on Monday called on the city’s private sector to promote gender equality in the workplace but also faced criticism from their own city employees for a proposal to reduce pay for public sector jobs primarily held by women and people of color.

04/16/2013

Adria Richards (butyoureagirl.com)

Female Tech Developer Fired After Tweet About Men’s Sex Comments At Conference

A female technology developer has been fired after tweeting about a group of men she said were making sexual comments at a Silicon Valley technology conference.

03/22/2013

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook COO Sandberg’s Book On Women & Work Shows Strong Early Sales

Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” sold 140,000 copies its first week of publication, has gone back to press seven times for additional printings and now has 400,000 copies in print, publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced Wednesday.

03/20/2013

A woman walks out of a Williams-Sonoma store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Ranks SF-Based Williams-Sonoma #1 For Executive Gender Equity

San Francisco-Based Williams-Sonoma ranked number one in UC Davis’ annual study of gender equity among California’s 400 largest companies.

02/07/2013

Leon Panetta. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawyer For Military Women ‘Thrilled’ About Ending Combat Ban

A lawyer for four servicewomen who sued the U.S. Department of Defense for the right to have combat duty said in San Francisco Thursday that she and her clients are “thrilled” that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the lifting of the combat ban.

01/24/2013

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Servicewomen Sue In SF Courtroom To Challenge Exclusion From Combat

Four military women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan sued the U.S. Department of Defense in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the policy of excluding women from almost all combat duty.

11/27/2012

Candy Crowley (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Crowley’s Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A Journalist

There were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.

10/18/2012

Justice Antonin Scalia. (U.S. Supreme Court official photo)

With Calif. Marriage Case Pending, Scalia Says Gay Rights Among ‘Easy’ Issues To Decide

Justice Antonin Scalia said his method of interpreting the Constitution makes some of the most hotly disputed issues that come before the U.S. Supreme Court among the easiest to resolve.

10/05/2012

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Top-Seeded Stanford Women Pull Away From Hampton For 73-51 Win

Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 22 of her 28 points in the first half Saturday and top-seeded Stanford pulled away before halftime and beat Hampton 73-51 in the first round of the women’s NCAA tournament.

03/17/2012

contraceptives, family planning, pregnancy, contraception,

Women’s Health Forum At SFSU Focuses On Access To Contraceptives

A women’s health forum held Thursday at San Francisco State University focused on the timely topic of access to contraceptives. Advocates equated the recent debates on the issue to watching a battle won 50 years ago being waged again.

03/16/2012

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