Opinion

Guest Opinion: Protests and lessons learned in the pursuit of justice

Guest Opinion: Protests and lessons learned in the pursuit of justice

First of all, I am talking about the peaceful protests. I live in Oakland, California and during 1967's Summer of Love it was our neighboring city of Berkeley that garnered the media attention for demonstrations and protests.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Supes should OK Natoli for SFMTA board

Editorial: Supes should OK Natoli for SFMTA board

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors' rules committee is scheduled to hold a hearing Monday, June 8, for Jane Natoli, a trans woman whom Mayor London Breed nominated to serve on the board that oversees the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

Editorial: A Band-Aid ripped off

Editorial: A Band-Aid ripped off

The LGBTQ community took shape in response to a history of targeted harassment by police: raids of gay bars, entrapment in cruising areas, violent responses to protest marches, failures to treat our cases seriously when we are victims of crime or murder.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Guest Opinion: An anniversary unlike any other

Guest Opinion: An anniversary unlike any other

This year's Anniversary Celebration for the National Center for Lesbian Rights will be nothing like I imagined when I accepted the position as executive director in late 2019.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

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Editorial: More evidence SOGI data is needed

Editorial: More evidence SOGI data is needed

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 27, 2020

The Williams Institute recently released new data revealing that more than 200,000 LGBT adults in the Golden State are at high risk for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Editorial: Newsom deserves to be 'blasted'

Editorial: Newsom deserves to be 'blasted'

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 20, 2020

Last week we reported that California LGBT leaders were angry that Governor Gavin Newsom and his public health department have not gathered data on the sexual orientation and gender identity of COVID-19 patients.

Guest Opinion: Castro needs safe sleeping village

Guest Opinion: Castro needs safe sleeping village

Shelter in place, which has been so successful at flattening the curve and saving lives, has been a disaster for street conditions in San Francisco.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Guest Opinion: SF has a powerful urge to care

Guest Opinion: SF has a powerful urge to care

Given what has transpired in our nation over the last several years, it is hard to argue with what then-Senator Barack Obama asserted in 2006: that America indeed suffers from an "empathy deficit."