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Guest Opinion: On Jussie, hate crimes & the continuation of disbelief

Guest Opinion: On Jussie, hate crimes & the continuation of disbelief

By the time this essay is published, I am not sure what the news cycle will be saying about "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Editorial: DMV needs to get a clue

Editorial: DMV needs to get a clue

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

The decision by the state Department of Motor Vehicles to reject a gay man's "LTHR DDY" — short for leather daddy — vanity plate for his motorcycle reeks of homophobia, as state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) wrote out in a sharply worded letter.

Guest Opinion: Resisting Trump in Congress

Guest Opinion: Resisting Trump in Congress

As we strive to protect America's progress toward LGBT equality against a rising tide of intolerance, that awful tide has ramifications around the world — and Chechnya is the latest example.

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Editorial: Nonprofits should diversify leadership

Editorial: Nonprofits should diversify leadership

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

LGBTQ nonprofits looking for new leaders should be proactive in soliciting candidates who are women, trans, people of color, or a combination of those.

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Guest Opinion: A Valentine's Day alternative

Guest Opinion: A Valentine's Day alternative

Facebook recently reminded us of a screenshot we posted a couple of years ago, the day before our first Valentine's Day as a married couple.

Editorial: Ending trans homelessness

Editorial: Ending trans homelessness

Last week, Mayor London Breed outlined how she would like to spend the $185 million windfall that the city became aware of a few months ago: for homelessness, behavioral health, and affordable housing services.

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Guest Opinion: Drugmaker must be held accountable for putting profits ahead of people

Guest Opinion: Drugmaker must be held accountable for putting profits ahead of people

It's bad enough that blacks are already more likely than whites to die from HIV/AIDS. But a drug company's scheme to put profits ahead of lives only compounds the anguish of targeted communities and amplifies cries for justice.

Editorial: A stellar choice to lead DPH

Editorial: A stellar choice to lead DPH

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jan 30, 2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed made an outstanding choice by naming Dr. Grant Colfax to lead the sprawling Department of Public Health.

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Guest Opinion: Challenging Christians on LGBTs

Guest Opinion: Challenging Christians on LGBTs

I'm seeking to build bridges with my new book, "We Love You, But You're Going to Hell."