Opinion

Editorial: GLAAD's quixotic quest must end

Editorial: GLAAD's quixotic quest must end

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 28, 2019

LGBT and allied organizations are often loathe to criticize one another, so it's noteworthy when it happens.

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Guest Opinion: A call for solidarity with Palestinian queers

Guest Opinion: A call for solidarity with Palestinian queers

  • GUEST OPINION
  • by Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, Mary Salome, Kate Raphael, and Deeg Gold
  • Aug 28, 2019

On August 18, the Palestinian Authority Police Force issued a statement banning the activities of alQaws for Sexual and Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society and encouraging Palestinians to police, criminalize, and report on alQaws activities.

Editorial: Keeping Castro from complacency

Editorial: Keeping Castro from complacency

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 21, 2019

The recent mass shooting in nearby Gilroy, as well as the other incidents in El Paso, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; and many other cities, prompted us to gauge whether the Castro is prepared with safety plans for a violent emergency.

Guest Opinion: Teachers' unions on front line of equality fight

Guest Opinion: Teachers' unions on front line of equality fight

"My name is Jeff Freitas, I am an American Federation of Teachers vice president, the president of the California Federation of Teachers, and I am a gay teacher."

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Letters to the editor

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Editorial cartoon

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Editorial: When workouts don't work out

Editorial: When workouts don't work out

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 14, 2019

Now spin classes and luxe fitness centers have joined the list of politically toxic companies.

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Editorial cartoon

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Guest Opinion: Domestic partnership policy turns 40

Guest Opinion: Domestic partnership policy turns 40

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the "invention" of domestic partnerships policy. On August 21, 1979, I delivered two letters to my employer, the City of Berkeley.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Editorial: Lara's lack of transparency distracts

Editorial: Lara's lack of transparency distracts

Gay state Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has been under fire in recent weeks from consumer groups who say he's too cozy with the industry he's charged with regulating

Guest Opinion: Change takes time, but action is key

Guest Opinion: Change takes time, but action is key

What is the cost of inaction to me and the people I love? This is the question I ask myself each time I find myself with a bullhorn and a group of people marching and protesting for change.