Opinion

Editorial: B.A.R. picks for SF DA, PD
Guest Opinion: On my knees for SF's Prop M

Guest Opinion: On my knees for SF's Prop M

Thirty years ago, I tested positive for HIV. I could not imagine a secure future for myself as an out gay man in my hometown of Atlanta. I had to escape.

Editorial: San Francisco supervisor recommendations

Editorial: San Francisco supervisor recommendations

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 21, 2022

San Franciscans in Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 will be voting for their supervisor on the November ballot.

Editorial: Keeping SF school board on track

Editorial: Keeping SF school board on track

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 14, 2022

The San Francisco Board of Education has been the focus of overwhelming negative attention over the past two years.

Guest Opinion: CA Senate Bill 951 matters to our community

Guest Opinion: CA Senate Bill 951 matters to our community

California is a beautiful state, there's no question about it. As a state we lead the nation in many ways, from affordable access to education, legal protections for our most vulnerable, and employee-friendly policies.

Editorial: City College endorsements

Editorial: City College endorsements

San Francisco voters will elect four trustees to the board that oversees City College of San Francisco.

Guest Opinion: Pridefest offers a new beginning in Oakland

Guest Opinion: Pridefest offers a new beginning in Oakland

After years of working to create a safe space and build a sense of community in The Town, our town, we couldn't believe the words we were hearing about the spirit of Pride in Oakland — that "Pride was dead."

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers weigh in on the state of the Castro and Governor Gavin Newsom's veto of the safe consumption site pilot program bill.

Editorial: B.A.R. CA prop recommendations

Editorial: B.A.R. CA prop recommendations

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 31, 2022

State ballot measures on the November 8 ballot run the gamut from codifying the right to abortion to sports betting on tribal lands to deciding whether to uphold a state law banning the retail sale of flavored tobacco.

Guest Opinion: SF aging agency helps LGBTQ seniors

Guest Opinion: SF aging agency helps LGBTQ seniors

LGBTQ+ seniors, the San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services is here to serve you. Check us out.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week a reader states that he is opposed to Governor Gavin Newsom's veto of the safe consumption site pilot bill.

Guest Opinion: It's time to expand the Youth Acceptance Project

Guest Opinion: It's time to expand the Youth Acceptance Project

All children deserve a family who loves them unconditionally. They deserve a place where they feel they belong and where they receive love and acceptance of who they are.

Editorial: SF needs its own safe consumption site

Editorial: SF needs its own safe consumption site

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 24, 2022

Now that Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed Senate Bill 57, which would have established safe consumption site pilot programs in San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles, the city has an opportunity to go its own way and establish such a facility.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week, a reader states he is pleased with Governor Gavin Newsom's veto of the safe consumption site bill.

Editorial: Evans' identity is important

Editorial: Evans' identity is important

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 17, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom made history last week with his nominations of two women to serve on the state Supreme Court.