Opinion

Guest Opinion: LGBTQs should reject the CA recall

Guest Opinion: LGBTQs should reject the CA recall

Governor Gavin Newsom has been a champion of LGBTQ+ equality for decades. Full Stop!

Guest Opinion: City College is excited to welcome our students back for fall semester

Guest Opinion: City College is excited to welcome our students back for fall semester

City College of San Francisco's students, faculty, and staff faced significant challenges during COVID-19, and the safety of our students has been at the forefront of the college's pandemic response.

Editorial: Bay Area mask mandate is welcome news

Editorial: Bay Area mask mandate is welcome news

It was only last summer when we began making and stocking up on face coverings, and yet we couldn't let them go even after getting vaccinated.

Editorial: Trans visibility matters

Editorial: Trans visibility matters

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 28, 2021

This week, Pew Research Center released a new survey that found a growing number of U.S. adults know a transgender person or someone who uses gender-neutral pronouns.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers express their opinions on the rainbow flag in the Castro.

Editorial: Politicians delay while overdoses soar

Editorial: Politicians delay while overdoses soar

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

It seems like some legislators in Sacramento do not realize or do not want to acknowledge the severity of the drug overdose crisis in cities like San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles.

Guest Opinion: Why I oppose recall of DA Chesa Boudin

Guest Opinion: Why I oppose recall of DA Chesa Boudin

In just about seven weeks, Californians will head back to the polls to vote whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letter writers opine more on the rainbow flag in the Castro and Caitlyn Jenner's surprise trip to Australia.

Editorial: Castro cultural district can unify the neighborhood

Editorial: Castro cultural district can unify the neighborhood

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

It was nearly a year ago that we editorialized in favor of raising a more inclusive Pride on the giant flagpole at Castro and Market streets.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters sound off on the SF Gay Men's Chorus snafu and the Castro flagpole.

Editorial: BART leads on transit reopening

Editorial: BART leads on transit reopening

The announcement by BART last week was indeed a hopeful sign that we're venturing out after a year of confinement.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters discuss the Progress Pride flag, the Castro flagpole, and the pink triangle.

Guest Opinion: Queer, disabled, and running for office

Guest Opinion: Queer, disabled, and running for office

The 117th Congress is the most diverse the United States has ever seen.

Editorial: Good first step by UC Regents

Editorial: Good first step by UC Regents

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 30, 2021

Earlier this year, gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced Senate Bill 379, which seeks to ensure that the University of California only contracts with medical facilities that allow the UC staff in to provide gender-affirming care.