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    Ready for Her

    Ready for Her

      “[W]e need more elected leaders in Washington who will…fight for the rights and opportunities of everyday Americans, not just those at the top. At the same time, we need…

    Ready for Her Welcome to the inaugural column of “Ready for Her.” I am excited to be able to bring timely, relevant information to our community, while also focusing on…

    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…

    The 20th Pink Triangle

    The 20th Pink Triangle

    By Patrick Carney (Editor’s Note: The San Francisco Bay Times congratulates Patrick Carney on receiving San Francisco Pride’s 2015 Gilbert Baker Pride Founder’s Award. San Francisco Pride explains that “the…

    The City Hall Centennial Celebration

    A civic celebration honoring the 100th anniversary of San Francisco’s City Hall will be held on Friday, June 19, from 6–11pm in Civic Center Plaza. The event coincides with Mayor…

    World’s Gayest City Hall Turns 100 + Image Gallery

    Harvey Milk frequently used to pause and admire the engraved medallions at San Francisco City Hall depicting Liberty, Equality, Learning and Strength. Years later, Patrick Carney, who worked on the…