Opinion

Guest Opinion: LGBTQs ready for smoke-free bar patios this Pride

Guest Opinion: LGBTQs ready for smoke-free bar patios this Pride

It's Pride 2022, and we are back in the streets to celebrate in-person again!

Editorial: A national PrEP plan is needed

Editorial: A national PrEP plan is needed

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 15, 2022

The Federal AIDS Policy Project Coalition and Prep4All have sent a letter, signed by 100 organizations, urging the House and Senate appropriations committees to approve $400 million to fund a national PrEP program within the CDC.

Guest Opinion: Substance abuse, suicide on rise in CA

Guest Opinion: Substance abuse, suicide on rise in CA

Substance use disorder and suicide are on the rise in California.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

A reader sounds off on far-right group believed to have planned to disrupt a Pride event in Idaho; pink triangle co-founder thanks the many it takes to put on the unique SF Pride Month installation.

Editorial: SF Pride officials, police step up

Editorial: SF Pride officials, police step up

We're glad that San Francisco Pride officials and the San Francisco Police Officers Pride Alliance reached a compromise that will allow LGBTQ peace officers and other first responders to proudly march in the June 26 parade.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor continue to discuss the SF Pride and police department controversy and the meaning of the Progress flag.

Guest Opinion: With skyrocketing STI rates, LGBTQ+ Californians need a pathway to equitable health care

Guest Opinion: With skyrocketing STI rates, LGBTQ+ Californians need a pathway to equitable health care

As COVID-19 cases are back on the rise, California and the U.S. continue to face another public health epidemic that is going in the wrong direction — sexually transmitted infections.

Editorial: Breed's budget includes LGBTQs

Editorial: Breed's budget includes LGBTQs

So far in her proposed two-year budget that she released Wednesday, San Francisco Mayor London Breed has specified nearly $10 million for LGBTQs.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

In this week's letters to the editor, readers have more opinions on the SF Pride's policy banning uniformed police officers from marching in the parade.

Guest Opinion: The SF assessor's office is working for you

Guest Opinion: The SF assessor's office is working for you

In February 2022, I was elected as your assessor-recorder and I am honored to represent and serve you.

Editorial: B.A.R. recommendations in local races

Editorial: B.A.R. recommendations in local races

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 25, 2022

There are numerous local races on the ballot in Bay Area counties outside of San Francisco where qualified LGBTQ candidates are seeking election or reelection in the June 7 primary.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor sound off on the SF Pride board's decision to ban police officers in uniform and support Malia Cohen for state controller.

Editorial: SF ballot measure recommendations

Editorial: SF ballot measure recommendations

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 18, 2022

There are eight ballot propositions that San Francisco voters will decide on the June 7 ballot.

Editorial: State legislative endorsements

Editorial: State legislative endorsements

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 18, 2022

California Assemblymembers face election this year, as do some state senators. Below are our recommendations for Bay Area races in the June 7 primary.