Opinion

Guest Opinion: Why I'm running for SF district attorney

Guest Opinion: Why I'm running for SF district attorney

I am frustrated and concerned with the direction we're heading in. From the many conversations I've had with my neighbors, the consensus is that people feel less safe today than they did a few years ago.

Editorial: Feds should declassify cannabis for research

Editorial: Feds should declassify cannabis for research

Earlier this year, it was reported that newly disclosed documents reveal that federal scientists recommend easing restrictions on cannabis, believing that the drug may have medical benefits.

Editorial: Normand for E. Bay education post

Editorial: Normand for E. Bay education post

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 28, 2024

Angela Normand, who is a Black lesbian, is running for reelection to the Trustee Area 2 seat on the Alameda County Board of Education.

Editorial: Feds must probe Nex Benedict's death

Editorial: Feds must probe Nex Benedict's death

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 28, 2024

The U.S. Department of Justice needs to open an investigation into the death of nonbinary Oklahoma high school student Nex Benedict.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

A reader urges people to vote no on California's Proposition 1 in the March 5 primary.

B.A.R. election endorsements

B.A.R. election endorsements

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

The Bay Area Reporter has completed its editorials of endorsements for the March 5 primary.

Editorial: SF DCCC recommendations

Editorial: SF DCCC recommendations

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 21, 2024

The San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee may be the most influential political group that many voters have never heard of.

Guest Opinion: Lee is the choice for US Senate

Guest Opinion: Lee is the choice for US Senate

As Bay Area LGBTQ elected officials, we are proud that both of San Francisco's LGBTQ Democratic clubs — Harvey Milk and Alice B. Toklas — have endorsed Congressmember Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) for the U.S. Senate.

Editorial: Vote yes on CA Prop 1

Editorial: Vote yes on CA Prop 1

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 14, 2024

There is one statewide measure on the March 5 ballot. Proposition 1 authorizes $6.38 billion in bonds to build mental health treatment facilities for those with mental health and substance use challenges.

Editorial: B.A.R. recommendations for SF props

Editorial: B.A.R. recommendations for SF props

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 14, 2024

San Francisco voters will determine a number of important issues on the March 5 ballot.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

A foreign policy organization writes about its endorsement of gay Southern California congressional candidate Jirair Ratevosian, Ph.D.

Editorial: 2 out candidates for Alameda supe

Editorial: 2 out candidates for Alameda supe

We've been waiting a long time to have a member of the LGBTQ community elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.

Editorial: Johnson recommended for Alameda bench

Editorial: Johnson recommended for Alameda bench

The Bay Area Reporter recommends attorney Michael Johnson for an open seat on the Alameda County Superior Court.

Editorial: Retain SF Judges Begert, Thompson

Editorial: Retain SF Judges Begert, Thompson

San Francisco voters should retain Superior Court Judges Michael Isaku Begert and Patrick Thompson.