Battle of the Sexes

Billie Jean King appears in San Francisco this week in the fundraiser “Serving Up the Ace.” (Courtesy Andrew Coppa)

Billie Jean King in town for LGBTQ advocacy benefit

Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights in…


Karen Allen stars in "Year By the Sea," a film based on the best-selling memoir by Joan Anderson. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

Battle of the Sexes: In 1973, 55-year-old “chauvinist pig” Bobby Riggs challenges…


Directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, center, work on “Battle of the Sexes.” (Courtesy Melinda Sue Gordon/Twentieth Century Fox)

Husband-wife filmmakers take on Riggs-King tennis battle

It might have been easy to make a typical good-girl-vs.-bad-guy movie version…