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Editorial: SFPD's dress codes outdated

Editorial: SFPD's dress codes outdated

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 10, 2020

A San Francisco Police officer who identifies as nonbinary reportedly was sent home last week after he was reprimanded for wearing earrings while on-duty.

Editorial: Unseal the Prop 8 videotapes

Editorial: Unseal the Prop 8 videotapes

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 10, 2020

Back in 2010, a video recording was made of the San Francisco federal trial that decided the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the same-sex marriage ban approved by California voters in 2008.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Jun 10, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Supes should OK Natoli for SFMTA board

Editorial: Supes should OK Natoli for SFMTA board

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 3, 2020

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors' rules committee is scheduled to hold a hearing Monday, June 8, for Jane Natoli, a trans woman whom Mayor London Breed nominated to serve on the board that oversees the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

Editorial: A Band-Aid ripped off

Editorial: A Band-Aid ripped off

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 3, 2020

The LGBTQ community took shape in response to a history of targeted harassment by police: raids of gay bars, entrapment in cruising areas, violent responses to protest marches, failures to treat our cases seriously when we are victims of crime or murder.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Jun 3, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • May 27, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: More evidence SOGI data is needed

Editorial: More evidence SOGI data is needed

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 27, 2020

The Williams Institute recently released new data revealing that more than 200,000 LGBT adults in the Golden State are at high risk for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Editorial: Newsom deserves to be 'blasted'

Editorial: Newsom deserves to be 'blasted'

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 20, 2020

Last week we reported that California LGBT leaders were angry that Governor Gavin Newsom and his public health department have not gathered data on the sexual orientation and gender identity of COVID-19 patients.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • May 20, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Support exists for local news — please help

Editorial: Support exists for local news — please help

  • May 13, 2020

As the B.A.R. forges ahead with its crowdfunding campaign to keep the newspaper operating during these difficult times, it was heartening to read a recent Gallup research paper that stated Americans agree that local news should receive COVID-19 relief.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • May 13, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: We need SOGI data for COVID-19

Editorial: We need SOGI data for COVID-19

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • May 6, 2020

As researchers race to understand the effects of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, it's clear that African Americans across the country are dying at higher rates than the general population.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • May 6, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.