Opinion :: Editorial

Editorial: Yee's ban is a buzz kill

Editorial: Yee's ban is a buzz kill

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 24, 2020

You heard it right; you're not high.

Editorial: Don't follow Newsom's failure

Editorial: Don't follow Newsom's failure

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 18, 2020

Governor Gavin Newsom acknowledged Monday that he had made a "bad mistake" by attending a dinner party earlier this month at the exclusive French Laundry restaurant in Yountville to celebrate a friend's 50th birthday.

Editorial: Newsom, Biden can make LGBTQ history

Editorial: Newsom, Biden can make LGBTQ history

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 11, 2020

Governor Gavin Newsom has joked about it, but it should not be surprising that Democrats of all stripes are vying to promote potential nominees as he decides on a successor to California Senator Kamala Harris.

Editorial: Wake-up call on LGBTQ rights

Editorial: Wake-up call on LGBTQ rights

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 4, 2020

GLAAD recently reported in its 2020 Accelerating Acceptance Study that a majority of Americans, both LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ, believe that LGBTQ people are mostly protected by federal laws — when, in fact, they are not.

Editorial: The pope does not support marriage equality

Editorial: The pope does not support marriage equality

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 28, 2020

Pope Francis has indicated that he is a pontiff who wants the Catholic Church to look outward and engage with the wider world, and to emphasize the pastoral care of marginalized people whether they are Catholics or not.

Editorial: Safety first for COVID vaccine

Editorial: Safety first for COVID vaccine

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 21, 2020

This week California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he had created a scientific safety review workgroup to advise the state on COVID-19 vaccines.

Editorial: Next debate needs an LGBTQ question

Editorial: Next debate needs an LGBTQ question

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 14, 2020

The final presidential debate set for October 22 must include at least one question about LGBTQ issues, especially since President Donald Trump has spent his entire term rolling back our rights and attempting to make us invisible.

Editorial: McElhaney in Oakland; Murphy in Pinole

Editorial: McElhaney in Oakland; Murphy in Pinole

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 7, 2020

Our final endorsements are for the District 3 Oakland City Council race and one of the City Council seats in Pinole.

Editorial: Support these out Bay Area candidates

Editorial: Support these out Bay Area candidates

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 30, 2020

There are a bevy of LGBTQ candidates seeking office in the November 3 election.

B.A.R. election endorsements

B.A.R. election endorsements

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 27, 2020

Here are the Bay Area Reporter's election endorsements. Links go to editorials.

Editorial: Vote yes on all SF props

Editorial: Vote yes on all SF props

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 23, 2020

We often find at least some San Francisco props worth rejecting, but not this year.

Editorial: For Joe Biden, push relentlessly until November 3

Editorial: For Joe Biden, push relentlessly until November 3

  • by by Paul Schindler, Gay City News, Courtesy National LGBT Media Association
  • Sep 23, 2020

In an unprecedented move, all 12 LGBTQ newspapers belonging to the National LGBT Media Association have endorsed Joe Biden and Kamala Harris ahead of the November 3 election.

B.A.R. launches memberships

B.A.R. launches memberships

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Sep 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

Editorial: B.A.R. San Francisco supervisor recommendations

Editorial: B.A.R. San Francisco supervisor recommendations

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 16, 2020

The Bay Area Reporter is making the following recommendations in this year's San Francisco Board of Supervisors races.