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    Protecting Education as the Great Equalizer

    Protecting Education as the Great Equalizer

    Earlier this month in Oakland, an obscure organization met to decide if California’s community and two-year colleges meet education standards. The process sounds simple, but the Accrediting Commission on Community…

    Supporting Bay Marriage

    Supporting Bay Marriage

    Our LGBT community in the Bay Area can help achieve goals and programs that more strongly unite the different parts of our region—supporting “Bay Marriage.” The Bay region shares needs…

    Pride Without Exception 2015

    Pride Without Exception 2015

    During LGBTQ Pride Month this year, we find ourselves thinking about a book I studied years ago in college: 20th century political philosopher John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. In…

    Sports Pride in 2015

    Sports Pride in 2015

    June has become Pride Month in locales around the globe, celebrating who we are as LGBTQ people, and the diversity of our lives and loves and choices as equal human…

    Victory and More

    Victory and More

    Dr. Marcy Adelman We have much to celebrate, given all of the recent marriage equality gains both here and around the world. At last our beautiful loving relationships are being…

    The Journey Is the Goal

    The Journey Is the Goal

    By Cris Williamson In my youth, a wonderful Irish playwright once told me that all art must have three elements: a foot in the Past, a foot in the Present,…

    Thoughts on Women’s Music

    Thoughts on Women’s Music

    By Margie Adam My initiation into the world of Women’s Music came in l973 at an “open mike” at Kate Millet’s Sacramento Women’s Music Festival. There were maybe 50 women…

    A Banner Year for Women’s Music

    A Banner Year for Women’s Music

    By Melanie DeMore My first encounter with Women’s Music happened in my senior year in college in 1976. I was dating a woman who was in the military (and, by…

    An Invitation to Discover, or Re-discover, Lesbian and Feminist Culture

    An Invitation to Discover, or Re-discover,  Lesbian and Feminist Culture

    By Holly Near Women’s Music was and is a cultural response to sexism and homophobia, and by extension, all of the other joys and challenges of our lives. In the…

    San Francisco Bay Times to Present Record-Breaking Gathering of Women’s Music Stars at Pride

    San Francisco Bay Times to Present Record-Breaking Gathering of Women’s Music Stars at Pride

    The largest ever assemblage of Women’s Music stars in a Pride Parade contingent will take place at the 2015 San Francisco Pride Parade in honor of the 40th anniversary of…