Opinion

Guest Opinion: SF needs to increase spending on LGBTQ public health, homelessness

Guest Opinion: SF needs to increase spending on LGBTQ public health, homelessness

As the first trans bishop in a mainline Christian church since the council of Nicaea (325 CE), I am proud to be one of many trans individuals living faithfully in this world.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

This week's letters to the editor comment on the article about the District 8 housing report.

Editorial: SF needs affordable housing

Editorial: SF needs affordable housing

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 17, 2021

A new poll shows San Francisco residents are deeply dissatisfied with the city's failure to keep up with the growing need for affordable housing.

Editorial: A change in style

Editorial: A change in style

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 17, 2021

The Bay Area Reporter's news section is changing its style to be more gender expansive.

Guest Opinion: David Campos' story

Guest Opinion: David Campos' story

If elected, David Campos would be the first formerly undocumented, Latinx, and LGBTQ person to ever represent San Francisco in the California State Assembly.

Guest Opinion: Guaranteed income is a queer justice issue

Guest Opinion: Guaranteed income is a queer justice issue

We haven't seen economic inequality this bad in nearly a century.

Editorial: New census leader should include LGBTQ data

Editorial: New census leader should include LGBTQ data

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 10, 2021

Statistician Robert Santos was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 4 to lead the U.S. Census Bureau — he is the first Latino and only the second person of color to be director of the department (an African American was acting director in 1998).

Editorial: Report on Kakuma camp shows stark problems

Editorial: Report on Kakuma camp shows stark problems

Last month, the Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration and the Rainbow Railroad released a much-needed report on conditions faced by LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers at the sprawling Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya.

Guest Opinion: Support the Castro cultural district — and local businesses

Guest Opinion: Support the Castro cultural district — and local businesses

The Castro district has been a safe space and hotspot for the queer community, expression, and tourism for many decades.

Guest Opinion: Beauty, complexity shape Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ experiences

Guest Opinion: Beauty, complexity shape Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ experiences

The joy of LGBTQ History Month is the opportunity to share the unique and diverse hxstories and experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ individuals and communities.

Editorial: Biden's FCC pick deserves quick confirmation

Editorial: Biden's FCC pick deserves quick confirmation

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 27, 2021

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden announced that he intends to nominate Gigi Sohn to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Communications Commission.

Editorial: GOP's targeting of trans kids continues

Editorial: GOP's targeting of trans kids continues

  • EDITORIAL
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 20, 2021

Transgender people across the country, especially kids, find themselves in a dire, existential situation in 2021.

Guest Opinion: Our history won't be silenced

Guest Opinion: Our history won't be silenced

While often diminished and constantly overlooked, our LGBTQ history is rich with significant events, especially throughout the 20th century.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

School board recall proponents respond to a recent op-ed by Faauuga Moliga and a reader has doubts about a new STD and hep C bill.