Opinion

Guest Opinion: SROs shouldn't be permanent housing

Guest Opinion: SROs shouldn't be permanent housing

When I read the article about the city awarding $1.15 million in contracts to two reputable nonprofits over the next two years, I was overjoyed, especially since the recipients, St. James Infirmary and Larkin Street Youth Services, are well qualified.

Guest Opinion: Recalling Purple Hands protests of 1969

Guest Opinion: Recalling Purple Hands protests of 1969

Halloween has long been one of the queerest of holidays, but on October 31, 1969, San Francisco LGBT activists found new ways to confront their terrifying fears of media misrepresentations and police violence.

Editorial: State pledges to protect trans voters

Editorial: State pledges to protect trans voters

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

California officials plan to beef up poll worker training as well as provide "know your rights" information to voters ahead of the 2020 elections.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial, Part 2: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

Editorial, Part 2: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 23, 2019

Here are the Bay Area Reporter's recommendations for Propositions C and F on the November 5 ballot.

Editorial, Part 1: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

Editorial, Part 1: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 23, 2019

Here are the Bay Area Reporter's recommendations for Propositions A, B, D, and E on the November 5 ballot.

Guest Opinion: Yes on Proposition A

Guest Opinion: Yes on Proposition A

Earlier this year, our community rejoiced with the opening of the Marcy Adelman and Jeanette Gurevitch Community at 95 Laguna.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Lam for school board

Editorial: Lam for school board

San Francisco Unified School District Commissioner Jenny Lam was appointed last January by Mayor London Breed to fill a vacancy on the board and now must run to complete the unexpired term.

Editorial: Raju for public defender

Editorial: Raju for public defender

Manohar "Mano" Raju is running unopposed for San Francisco public defender. Mayor London Breed appointed him to the position earlier this year following the unexpected death of Jeff Adachi and it was a wise choice

Editorial: Re-elect Cisneros for treasurer

Editorial: Re-elect Cisneros for treasurer

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 16, 2019

José Cisneros is the only LGBT citywide municipal officeholder.

Editorial: No endorsement for SF sheriff

Editorial: No endorsement for SF sheriff

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 16, 2019

We tried to schedule an editorial board interview with Paul Miyamoto, the only candidate for San Francisco sheriff.

Editorial: Herrera for city attorney

Editorial: Herrera for city attorney

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 16, 2019

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is running unopposed for a sixth term and we endorse him once again.