Opinion

Editorial: LGBTQ media group stands against voter suppression

Editorial: LGBTQ media group stands against voter suppression

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 21, 2021

The National LGBT Media Association took a principled stand this month when it announced that it would not meet in Georgia due to the state having recently passed a hideous voter suppression law.

Editorial: Dikas does the right thing

Editorial: Dikas does the right thing

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 14, 2021

Christina Dikas did the right thing when she withdrew her nomination for a seat on the SF Historic Preservation Commission just hours before a likely rejection from the Board of Supervisors.

Editorial: SFO embraces Milk terminal at last

Editorial: SFO embraces Milk terminal at last

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 14, 2021

The recent news about a new exhibit detailing the life and political career of the late gay supervisor Harvey Milk in the terminal named for him at San Francisco International Airport was surprising.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Guest Opinion: Substance use an issue among LGBTQs

Guest Opinion: Substance use an issue among LGBTQs

COVID-19 has impacted California in many ways, from causing increased job loss to deaths to forcing the closure of countless businesses to increased substance use within many demographics.

Editorial: Supes should reject Dikas for preservation panel

Editorial: Supes should reject Dikas for preservation panel

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors should reject Mayor London Breed's nominee, Christina Dikas, to the Historic Preservation Commission.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Guest Opinion: Investing in behavioral health for all

Guest Opinion: Investing in behavioral health for all

At just past the one-year mark of COVID-19, we have seen the devastating consequences of the pandemic in every aspect of society.

Guest Opinion: A front row seat to LGBT news

Guest Opinion: A front row seat to LGBT news

For 50 years the Bay Area Reporter has chronicled the development of the LGBT movement in San Francisco.

Editorial: B.A.R. looks back at its proud history

Editorial: B.A.R. looks back at its proud history

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 31, 2021

Yeah, we'll toot our own horn. We've come a long way from when the first issue of the Bay Area Reporter rolled off the presses (or a mimeograph machine in the back of a gay bar) 50 years ago — April 1, 1971.

Editorial: Yes, Collins should resign

Editorial: Yes, Collins should resign

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 24, 2021

Listening to some San Francisco Unified School District students speak at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting was a lesson in humility — or at least it should have been for embattled Commissioner and board Vice President Alison Collins.

Guest Opinion: SOGI data needed in COVID pandemic

Guest Opinion: SOGI data needed in COVID pandemic

Are Black LGBTQ people disproportionately vulnerable to COVID-19? Are they more hesitant about getting vaccinated? What about LGBTQ immigrants, or older LGBTQ people? Unfortunately, we have little public health data with which to answer these questions.

Editorial: SFFD's 3-alarm fire

Editorial: SFFD's 3-alarm fire

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 17, 2021

Three members of the LGBTQ community — all people of color — have accused the San Francisco Fire Department of discrimination this year.

Guest Opinion: Vaccinated and horny: Now what?

Guest Opinion: Vaccinated and horny: Now what?

In a long year for our community since the beginning of COVID, we have experienced lockdowns, loneliness, fear, and grieving as we mourned our lack of connection and intimacy.