Opinion

Guest Opinion: On the record with Governor Newsom: One year of California for All

Guest Opinion: On the record with Governor Newsom: One year of California for All

There's no state in America quite like California. In troubled times for the nation, California is where the American Dream is alive and well.

Editorial: Glad to see GLAAD do its job

Editorial: Glad to see GLAAD do its job

It's that time of year when viewers tune-in to the Hallmark Channel for an annual dose of feel-good holiday cheer — many are sappy romances with titles like "A Christmas Love Story" and "Holiday Date."

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

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Guest Opinion: SF Pride looks to 50th celebration

Guest Opinion: SF Pride looks to 50th celebration

This year San Francisco Pride marches into its 50th year.

Editorial: Fairness Act isn't fair

Editorial: Fairness Act isn't fair

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Dec 11, 2019

Last week Congressman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) introduced the Fairness for All Act as an alternative to the Equality Act, which passed the House of Representatives in May. But make no mistake, the Fairness for All Act isn't fair or for everyone.

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Guest Opinion: To my family

Guest Opinion: To my family

I love my family. I'd do anything for them. So it breaks my heart to know that literally thousands of them are living on the street.

Editorial: Gay Games courts chaos

Editorial: Gay Games courts chaos

Unless there is a peaceful resolution soon to the violent anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong, site of the 2022 Gay Games, alternate plans for relocating it to another country are necessary.

Guest Opinion: Trump's Title X gag rule is detrimental to HIV/AIDS health care

Guest Opinion: Trump's Title X gag rule is detrimental to HIV/AIDS health care

During his 2019 State of the Union address President Donald Trump revealed his administration's new 10-year plan to "end the HIV epidemic in America" (https://www.hrsa.gov/ending-hiv-epidemic), with a goal of reducing diagnosis rates to less than 3,000 pe

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Editorial: Newsom should use surplus money

Editorial: Newsom should use surplus money

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 26, 2019

Last week the bipartisan Legislative Analyst's Office reported that California is expected to have a $7 billion budget surplus next year.

Editorial: AIDS quilt, welcome home

Editorial: AIDS quilt, welcome home

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 20, 2019

The Names Project Foundation's announcement this week that it intends to transfer stewardship of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to the National AIDS Memorial Grove was welcome news indeed.