Opinion

Editorial: Let's get real about Equality Act

Editorial: Let's get real about Equality Act

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 27, 2019

The newly introduced Equality Act will have its first hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee.

Guest Opinion: Happy survival day to Jimmy Carter

Guest Opinion: Happy survival day to Jimmy Carter

As of last week, Jimmy Carter was 94 years and 172 days old, making him the longest surviving president in U.S. history, surpassing George H.W. Bush, who died at the end of last year, and Gerald Ford before him.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial: Lack of transparency feeds crises

Editorial: Lack of transparency feeds crises

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

Two weeks ago we editorialized that LGBTQ nonprofits should be transparent with the community when navigating bad news. Today, two such organizations demonstrate how a lack of transparency feeds a crisis, leaving plenty of unanswered questions.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Guest Opinion: Dire consequences for commercial surrogacy in the Trump era

Guest Opinion: Dire consequences for commercial surrogacy in the Trump era

The future of commercial and international surrogacy is under threat by President Donald Trump's pledge to end birthright citizenship for children born to non-citizens and undocumented immigrants.

Editorial: EQCA grounds honor for SFO

Editorial: EQCA grounds honor for SFO

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 13, 2019

We were puzzled by the discovery a couple of months ago that Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy group, was planning to honor San Francisco International Airport at its Equality Awards gala in the city in May.

Guest Opinion: Intersex bill would harm those it aims to protect

Guest Opinion: Intersex bill would harm those it aims to protect

Historically, California has been one of the vanguards of social progress.

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Editorial: Transparency key for LGBT nonprofits

Editorial: Transparency key for LGBT nonprofits

Here's a pro tip for all LGBTQ nonprofits: If you're going to lay off a majority of a department's staff without concurrently issuing a formal explanation about why this is happening, don't be surprised when you get press inquiries.

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Editorial cartoon

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Guest Opinion: Celebration and work continues for LGBT seniors

Guest Opinion: Celebration and work continues for LGBT seniors

In March 2014, 15 LGBT advocates and leaders in the aging field delivered our 18-month review and recommendations to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.