Opinion

Editorial: Why we're ranking Oakland mayoral candidates

Editorial: Why we're ranking Oakland mayoral candidates

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 19, 2022

Oakland voters face a critical decision electing a new mayor.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week a reader sounds off on the recent Lesbians Who Tech conference held in the Castro.

Guest Opinion: In conversation with SFAF's Tyler TerMeer

Guest Opinion: In conversation with SFAF's Tyler TerMeer

Cleve Jones, a co-founder of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, interviewed the agency's current CEO, Tyler TerMeer, Ph.D., about the MPX outbreak, including the community's response and what it has learned from responding to AIDS.

Editorial: B.A.R. endorsements in Bay Area races

Editorial: B.A.R. endorsements in Bay Area races

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 12, 2022

Like the statewide races, the Bay Area Reporter has already endorsed a number of LGBTQ candidates running for various offices in the region who won their primaries and are advancing to the November election.

Editorial: Familiar, new faces for CA endorsements

Editorial: Familiar, new faces for CA endorsements

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 12, 2022

In the spring we issued our endorsements for state officials.

Editorial: SF ballot prop endorsements

Editorial: SF ballot prop endorsements

With 14 propositions on the San Francisco ballot, it's a long one this year.

Editorial: B.A.R. picks for SF DA, PD

Editorial: B.A.R. picks for SF DA, PD

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 28, 2022

San Francisco voters have an opportunity to give new District Attorney Brooke Jenkins a chance to see if her policy changes do indeed help with public safety in the city.

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.