Opinion :: Editorial

Editorial: We need more from Fauci, not less

Editorial: We need more from Fauci, not less

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 15, 2020

President Donald Trump's effort to silence Dr. Anthony Fauci is dangerous for public health.

Editorial: Wear a mask, dammit

Editorial: Wear a mask, dammit

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 8, 2020

In the Bay Area, while many people appear to be using face coverings when outside of their homes, there are still too many who aren't wearing them.

Editorial: Time for new leadership at Mission Station

Editorial: Time for new leadership at Mission Station

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 1, 2020

Based on recent incidents, San Francisco Police Chief William Scott should reassign Captain Gaetano Caltagirone of Mission Station and appoint a new leader. Recent incidents call into question Caltagirone's commitment to the LGBTQ community.

Editorial: How 'sweep' it is

Editorial: How 'sweep' it is

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 24, 2020

Congratulations to LGBTQ advocates, allies, and elected leaders in San Mateo and Contra Costa counties for achieving countywide sweeps of Pride observances for the first time this June.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Jun 24, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: A monumental victory

Editorial: A monumental victory

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 17, 2020

After decades of fighting for the elusive goal of federal employment protections for all LGBT people, Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of LGBT workers is monumental.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Jun 17, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: SFPD's dress codes outdated

Editorial: SFPD's dress codes outdated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: 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: 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 cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Jun 3, 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.