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    Who Nominates a Supreme Court Justice Is the Best Predictor of How that Justice Will Vote in Gay Rights Cases

    Who Nominates a Supreme Court Justice Is the Best Predictor of How  that Justice Will Vote in Gay Rights Cases

    By Paula Canny, Esq. Last month, in a 5–4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that denying marriage rights to same sex couples violates the United States Constitution. One…

    SCOTUS Stats Analysis of the Current Supreme Court by Paula Canny, Esq.

    SCOTUS Stats Analysis of the Current Supreme Court by Paula Canny, Esq.

    John G. Roberts, Jr. (born 1/27/1955, 60 years old) Nomination: George W. Bush on 9/6/2005 Senate confirmation: 78-22 on 9/29/2005 Senate composition: 55R-45D Windsor: He found DOMA was constitutional. Obergefell:…

    Ready for Her, continued

    Ready for Her, continued

    Donna Sachet: “My strong support of Hillary Clinton for the next President of the United States comes from her unprecedented experience for the job. Who else has spent 8 years…

    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…