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SF Homeless Project: Editorial: LGBT homelessness at crisis level

SF Homeless Project: Editorial: LGBT homelessness at crisis level

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 31, 2019

The 2019 number of LGBT homeless people should be a wake-up call to the LGBT community in San Francisco.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

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SF Homeless Project: Guest Opinion: We have to raise the floor on housing

SF Homeless Project: Guest Opinion: We have to raise the floor on housing

Everyday, my staff and I at TGI Justice Project work tirelessly to find a safe place to call home for our transgender, gender variant, and intersex community. It keeps me up at night. It should keep us all up at night.

Editorial: High time for cannabis reform

Editorial: High time for cannabis reform

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 24, 2019

This week, Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) and House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-New York) introduced comprehensive marijuana reform legislation that is long past due.

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Guest Opinion: Next steps for LGBTQ nonprofits

Guest Opinion: Next steps for LGBTQ nonprofits

Ever since I announced my retirement from Pacific Center, people have been asking, "What's next?"

Editorial: GLAAD's continued irrelevancy

Editorial: GLAAD's continued irrelevancy

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 17, 2019

Last month, the New York Times published a feature article about GLAAD, the supposed national LGBT media watchdog organization. It began, "GLAAD almost died in 2014."

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor.

Guest Opinion: Biz support needed beyond Pride Month

Guest Opinion: Biz support needed beyond Pride Month

Another Pride, another year of people expressing frustration about the large corporate presence at the parade.

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Editorial cartoon

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Editorial: Stop the flip-flopping, Kamala

Editorial: Stop the flip-flopping, Kamala

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 10, 2019

Last week in this space we praised Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris' debate performance for confronting former Vice President Joe Biden on his opposition to federally mandated busing to desegregate public schools. Biden was flummoxed.

Guest Opinion: Jose Sarria's history is important

Guest Opinion: Jose Sarria's history is important

Jose Sarria has been called the "Rosa Parks of the gay rights movement" of the 1960s. His history is important and now there's an effort underway to induct him posthumously into the California Hall of Fame.