Opinion

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial: Newspapers need an exemption in AB 5

Editorial: Newspapers need an exemption in AB 5

The newspaper industry in California, which has suffered steep declines in subscribers and advertising revenue over the past decade, is about to be dealt what will likely be a fatal blow under Assembly Bill 5.

Guest Opinion: DA's office needs to be part of solution

Guest Opinion: DA's office needs to be part of solution

When it comes to homelessness, car break-ins, and police accountability, the San Francisco District Attorney's office has been part of the problem — I'm running to make it part of the solution.

Guest Opinion: New approach needed for safety

Guest Opinion: New approach needed for safety

When I was in diapers, my parents drove the getaway car in an armed robbery that tragically took three lives. My mother spent 22 years in prison.

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: It's time for a conversation on meth use in the LGBTQ community

Guest Opinion: It's time for a conversation on meth use in the LGBTQ community

  • GUEST OPINION
  • by Joe Hollendoner, Rafael Mandelman, and Laura Thomas
  • Sep 4, 2019

Recent headlines scream that "Meth is back" but we know that methamphetamine never left the LGBTQ community, at least not here in San Francisco.

Editorial: GLAAD's quixotic quest must end

Editorial: GLAAD's quixotic quest must end

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 28, 2019

LGBT and allied organizations are often loathe to criticize one another, so it's noteworthy when it happens.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Guest Opinion: A call for solidarity with Palestinian queers

Guest Opinion: A call for solidarity with Palestinian queers

  • GUEST OPINION
  • by Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, Mary Salome, Kate Raphael, and Deeg Gold
  • Aug 28, 2019

On August 18, the Palestinian Authority Police Force issued a statement banning the activities of alQaws for Sexual and Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society and encouraging Palestinians to police, criminalize, and report on alQaws activities.

Editorial: Keeping Castro from complacency

Editorial: Keeping Castro from complacency

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 21, 2019

The recent mass shooting in nearby Gilroy, as well as the other incidents in El Paso, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; and many other cities, prompted us to gauge whether the Castro is prepared with safety plans for a violent emergency.

Guest Opinion: Teachers' unions on front line of equality fight

Guest Opinion: Teachers' unions on front line of equality fight

"My name is Jeff Freitas, I am an American Federation of Teachers vice president, the president of the California Federation of Teachers, and I am a gay teacher."

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.