Opinion

Editorial: Mayor Breed deserves full term

Editorial: Mayor Breed deserves full term

When San Francisco Mayor London Breed arrived at our office for an editorial board meeting last week, she was visibly irritated.

Guest Opinion: Time to correct SF rent ordinance's inequity

Guest Opinion: Time to correct SF rent ordinance's inequity

The San Francisco Rent Ordinance (SFRO), enacted in 1979, is recognized for having arguably the strongest pro-tenant protections in the country.

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Guest Opinion: Unsure whether I'll join Gilead lawsuit

Guest Opinion: Unsure whether I'll join Gilead lawsuit

I have recently learned about a class action lawsuit instituted on behalf of people living with HIV who took one or more of Gilead's tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) drugs and then suffered kidney disease and/or bone density loss.

Editorial: The category is: Winning

Editorial: The category is: Winning

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 25, 2019

Billy Porter made Emmy history Sunday night when he became the first openly gay black man to win outstanding lead actor in a drama series for his work on "Pose."

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Editorial: Sex crimes and punishment

Editorial: Sex crimes and punishment

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 18, 2019

One gay state lawmaker's effort to treat young sex offenders equally was torpedoed last month by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) who chairs the powerful Assembly Appropriations Committee.

Guest Opinion: Federal funds needed to end AIDS

Guest Opinion: Federal funds needed to end AIDS

We've made incredible progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS over the past several decades, but the fight is far from over.

Guest Opinion: Fighting for LGBTQ equality — and safety

Guest Opinion: Fighting for LGBTQ equality — and safety

We San Franciscans are blessed to live in a city that celebrates our rich diversity, where we find sanctuary with one another.

Guest Opinion: Independence will protect vulnerable communities

Guest Opinion: Independence will protect vulnerable communities

We see around us every day that what's happening on our streets isn't working.

Editorial: Milestone marked, but more to do

Editorial: Milestone marked, but more to do

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

The news Tuesday that San Francisco had fewer than 200 new HIV infections in 2018 was greeted with the praise it deserves.

Guest Opinion: Harris is the best choice for president

Guest Opinion: Harris is the best choice for president

Gay state Senator Scott Wiener makes the case for Kamala Harris for president.

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