Opinion

Guest Opinion: SF has a powerful urge to care

Guest Opinion: SF has a powerful urge to care

Given what has transpired in our nation over the last several years, it is hard to argue with what then-Senator Barack Obama asserted in 2006: that America indeed suffers from an "empathy deficit."

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Guest Opinion: COVID-19 reminds us how AIDS made us resilient

Guest Opinion: COVID-19 reminds us how AIDS made us resilient

On my desk are three mementos of the AIDS pandemic. They remind me of what we lived through in the frightening early years of a plague that seemed hell-bent on killing gay men — and the high price we have paid for our resilience.

Editorial: We need SOGI data for COVID-19

Editorial: We need SOGI data for COVID-19

As researchers race to understand the effects of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, it's clear that African Americans across the country are dying at higher rates than the general population.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.

Guest Opinion: Sex in the time of COVID-19

Guest Opinion: Sex in the time of COVID-19

Who could imagine that radical behavioral changes required due to the new coronavirus would make kissing dangerous and caressing forbidden?

Editorial: Newsom must help LGBTQ nonprofits

Editorial: Newsom must help LGBTQ nonprofits

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 29, 2020

While just about every sector of the economy is cratering under the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot forget that nonprofits are confronting financial ruin and need help too.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week'sĀ editorial cartoon.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial: Small businesses need a shot at PPP

Editorial: Small businesses need a shot at PPP

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 22, 2020

The good news is that Congress is poised to approve another federal stimulus package to help small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Guest Opinion: LGBTQ leaders stand in solidarity

Guest Opinion: LGBTQ leaders stand in solidarity

We, the undersigned, are members or allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community in the city of San Francisco.

Guest Opinion: Out of anger, Gay Teachers forms

Guest Opinion: Out of anger, Gay Teachers forms

An exclusive excerpt from Tom Ammiano's memoir, "Kiss My Gay Ass: My trip down the Yellow Brick Road through activism, stand-up, and politics."

Editorial: Help needed for ailing CA newspapers

Editorial: Help needed for ailing CA newspapers

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 15, 2020

In the attempt to "bend the curve," as Governor Gavin Newsom has repeatedly stated, stay-at-home orders may be working.