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Editorial: School districts must complete EQCA survey

Editorial: School districts must complete EQCA survey

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 29, 2019

Earlier this month, Equality California Institute released its long-awaited report card on school districts that responded to its first to its first attempt to examine state schools.

Guest Opinion: Ellis for CA Dem chair

Guest Opinion: Ellis for CA Dem chair

In a few days all eyes will be on San Francisco. The California Democratic Party is coming to town.

Guest Opinion: Why the Pride flag still matters

Guest Opinion: Why the Pride flag still matters

I requested at a recent Dublin City Council meeting that the rainbow flag be flown outside City Hall throughout June to honor Pride Month.

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Editorial: We condemn SFPD raid

Editorial: We condemn SFPD raid

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 22, 2019

We are angry that city officials did not immediately and forcefully condemn the San Francisco Police Department's raid on a journalist's home and office earlier this month.

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Guest Opinion: We need more HOMES now

Guest Opinion: We need more HOMES now

Last week the chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee decided to unilaterally postpone my housing bill, Senate Bill 50 (the More HOMES Act) without holding a vote.

Editorial: Gilead's self-serving donation

Editorial: Gilead's self-serving donation

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 15, 2019

Gilead Sciences, the makers of Truvada, announced last week that it would provide up to 2.4 million free bottles of the its PrEP HIV prevention medication through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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This week's editorial cartoon.

Guest Opinion: End may be near for 'alphabet soup'

Guest Opinion: End may be near for 'alphabet soup'

A spate of recent headlines must make one wonder if the "alphabet soup" movement that has led us to LGBTTIQQ2SA — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two spirit, and allies — has finally seen its day.

Editorial: Time to induct Sarria in CA hall

Editorial: Time to induct Sarria in CA hall

Friends and colleagues of the late Jose Julio Sarria are once again working to get him inducted into the California Hall of Fame, after former governor Jerry Brown nixed that idea several years ago.

Guest Opinion: Why we still need Pride

Guest Opinion: Why we still need Pride

Spring is here! Finally our dreary winter will give way to a beautiful display of the natural beauty in Sonoma County. For lifelong LGBT activists like myself, the longer days of spring also mean Pride season is approaching.

Guest Opinion: Coming out in prison

Guest Opinion: Coming out in prison

I live in an environment where the expression of my sexuality is against the law. The California Medical Facility in Vacaville is enlightened enough to offer free condoms to inmates, yet the use of them to have sex is specifically prohibited.