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Jessie Mueller of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" (credit: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

Musicals Featuring Female Singer-Songwriters Swell

Tony-nominated Jessie Mueller stars in “Beautiful – the Carole King Musical,” currently playing at the Curran Theatre through October 20…

10/12/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Signs Bill Allowing Non-Doctors To Perform Certain Abortions

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion.

10/09/2013

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

State Bill Would Expand Who Can Perform Abortions

A bill heading to Gov. Jerry Brown would allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion.

08/30/2013

California State Senators speak during a session of the California State Senate in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Senate Passes Bill Allowing Non-Physicians To Perform Abortions

A bill that would allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion is one step away from the governor.

08/26/2013

Facebook Headquarters

Larry Magid: Facebook Addresses Violence Against Women

More than a dozen advertisers are pulling out of Facebook following a campaign that criticized the social media site of allowing pages that promote violence against women.

05/30/2013

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Moms Now Breadwinners In 40% Of U.S. Homes; California Among Best States For Mothers

While most of these families are headed by single mothers, a growing number are married mothers who bring in more income than their husbands, according to a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center.

05/29/2013

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California Bill Would Expand Who Can Perform Abortions

Women could go to a medical professional other than a doctor to end some pregnancies under a bill advancing through the state Legislature.

05/28/2013

A Woman's Thigh Gap (CBS4 Miami)

Troubling Obsession With ‘Thigh Gap’ Growing Among Women

You can it see it when models walk down the runway – A visible gap between their thighs, or a thigh gap. Teens and women are becoming dangerously infatuated with acquiring the thin legs and wide thigh gaps.

05/02/2013

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

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