Opinion

Guest Opinion: Guaranteed income is a queer justice issue

Guest Opinion: Guaranteed income is a queer justice issue

We haven't seen economic inequality this bad in nearly a century.

Editorial: New census leader should include LGBTQ data

Editorial: New census leader should include LGBTQ data

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 10, 2021

Statistician Robert Santos was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 4 to lead the U.S. Census Bureau — he is the first Latino and only the second person of color to be director of the department (an African American was acting director in 1998).

Editorial: Report on Kakuma camp shows stark problems

Editorial: Report on Kakuma camp shows stark problems

Last month, the Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration and the Rainbow Railroad released a much-needed report on conditions faced by LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers at the sprawling Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya.

Guest Opinion: Support the Castro cultural district — and local businesses

Guest Opinion: Support the Castro cultural district — and local businesses

The Castro district has been a safe space and hotspot for the queer community, expression, and tourism for many decades.

Editorial: Biden's FCC pick deserves quick confirmation

Editorial: Biden's FCC pick deserves quick confirmation

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 27, 2021

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden announced that he intends to nominate Gigi Sohn to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Communications Commission.

Guest Opinion: Beauty, complexity shape Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ experiences

Guest Opinion: Beauty, complexity shape Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ experiences

The joy of LGBTQ History Month is the opportunity to share the unique and diverse hxstories and experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ individuals and communities.

Guest Opinion: Our history won't be silenced

Guest Opinion: Our history won't be silenced

While often diminished and constantly overlooked, our LGBTQ history is rich with significant events, especially throughout the 20th century.

Editorial: GOP's targeting of trans kids continues

Editorial: GOP's targeting of trans kids continues

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 20, 2021

Transgender people across the country, especially kids, find themselves in a dire, existential situation in 2021.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

School board recall proponents respond to a recent op-ed by Faauuga Moliga and a reader has doubts about a new STD and hep C bill.

Guest Opinion: Discovering 50 years of queer history in Silicon Valley

Guest Opinion: Discovering 50 years of queer history in Silicon Valley

To visitors of all ages, sexualities, and identities, the one comment I hear the most when I'm a docent at the new South Bay queer museum exhibit is, "I didn't know any of this."

Editorial: Overall, a good legislative year

Editorial: Overall, a good legislative year

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 13, 2021

Overall, it was a good legislative year for LGBTQs in California.

Guest Opinion: Fighting for our community

Guest Opinion: Fighting for our community

Gay state Senator Scott Wiener writes about the highs and lows for LGBTQs of the just-completed legislative session.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

A reader weighs in on last week's letter about Harvey Milk Plaza.

Editorial: Newsom should sign press protest bill

Editorial: Newsom should sign press protest bill

Of the many pieces of legislation awaiting action by Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate Bill 98 should be signed without hesitation.