Opinion

Editorial: Name new SOMA park for Sullivan

Editorial: Name new SOMA park for Sullivan

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 17, 2024

There's a final online public survey being commissioned by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and South of Market community organizations to determine the name of a new park at Natoma and 11th streets.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

The founder and artistic director of the New COnservatory Theatre Center responds to a recent review.

Guest Opinion: Financial stability is key for diverse communities

Guest Opinion: Financial stability is key for diverse communities

As your elected assessor-recorder, my staff and I are committed to providing excellent public service and ensuring San Francisco's financial stability through the work we do every day, fairly and accurately.

Editorial: LGBTQ caucus has CA budget ideas

Editorial: LGBTQ caucus has CA budget ideas

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 10, 2024

The California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus has released its list of priority bills, legislation it supports, and, crucially, priority budget requests.

Editorial: Shame on US Postal Service

Editorial: Shame on US Postal Service

We're not surprised by much these days, but the United States Postal Service managed to stun us with its letter stating that a stamp honoring gay college student Matthew Shepard was rejected as too "negative."

Guest Opinion: Graphic novelist shares his SF story

Guest Opinion: Graphic novelist shares his SF story

I'm an author, illustrator, and editor who grew up in the Bay Area. My debut graphic novel "Out of Left Field," published by Andrews McMeel in March, is based on my experiences playing baseball as a gay kid in San Francisco.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers weigh in on the USNS Harvey Milk; the joys of Redding, CA; and the 'Unpacking in P'Town' review.

Editorial: Dems need to repeal Pride flag ban

Editorial: Dems need to repeal Pride flag ban

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 27, 2024

We're unsurprised that House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana) feels so proud of himself for the passage of a provision in the government spending bill that prohibits U.S. embassies from flying rainbow flags during Pride Month in June.

Guest Opinion: Ready for resurrection

Guest Opinion: Ready for resurrection

I'm ready for resurrection: new life, meaningful life, new beginnings, and hope in place of despair, love that is stronger than death. And Easter is this week!

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

A letter writer expresses concerns with a recent review of "Unpacking in p"Town."

Editorial: Schiff needs to help LGBTQ candidates

Editorial: Schiff needs to help LGBTQ candidates

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 20, 2024

Congressmember Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is headed to the November election and will take on conservative Republican and former baseball star Steve Garvey for a U.S. Senate seat.

Guest Opinion: Family Equality CEO took many turns on their journey

Guest Opinion: Family Equality CEO took many turns on their journey

I'm no stranger to taking the road less traveled. While today, I'm a proud parent, spouse, and leader of a major national LGBTQ+ organization, you might say I took the long way to get here.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers weigh in on the cause of Nex Benedict's death; take issue with a theater review; and advocate for trans youth.

Editorial: SF not progressive? Think again

Editorial: SF not progressive? Think again

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 13, 2024

The editorial board rebuts the notion that San Francisco is no longer a progressive city after last week's election.