Opinion

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.

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.

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: 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.

Editorial: On board with SOGI audit

Editorial: On board with SOGI audit

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

We are fully on board with a letter several state lawmakers sent to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee this week requesting an audit of the California Department of Public Health.

Editorial: Breed should rescind commission pick

Editorial: Breed should rescind commission pick

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

San Francisco Mayor London Breed should rescind her nomination of Christina Dikas for a seat on the Historic Preservation Commission.

Guest Opinion: And the rent goes on

Guest Opinion: And the rent goes on

As we recognize the anniversary of the first shutdown, I want to share with you an update on rental housing dynamics during Year I of the COVID-19 pandemic and where we are heading into Year II.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial: Senate will betray LGBTQs, again

Editorial: Senate will betray LGBTQs, again

When the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act last week, it marked the second time the lower chamber had approved the sweeping legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.