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Editorial: East Bay candidate recommendations

Editorial: East Bay candidate recommendations

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 9, 2020

The East Bay has several races in which LGBTQ candidates are running. Questionnaires were sent to the out candidates we are aware of, and are making the following endorsements based on the candidates' responses.

Editorial: SF school board recommendations

Editorial: SF school board recommendations

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Sep 2, 2020

There are four seats up for election in November for members of the San Francisco Board of Education.

Editorial: 4 strong City College candidates

Editorial: 4 strong City College candidates

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 26, 2020

City College of San Francisco perseveres, despite setbacks and leadership changes, and is needed now more than ever.

Editorial: The most consequential vote of our lives

Editorial: The most consequential vote of our lives

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 19, 2020

It's become cliché to characterize each presidential election as "the most important" of our lifetime, or of this generation.

Editorial: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

Editorial: B.A.R. ballot measure endorsements

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 12, 2020

Here are the Bay Area Reporter's recommendations for the California propositions on the November 3 ballot.

Editorial: Raise an inclusive Castro flag

Editorial: Raise an inclusive Castro flag

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Aug 5, 2020

The Castro Merchants, the organization of neighborhood businesses which oversees the iconic rainbow flag flying at Castro and Market streets, should consider installing a more inclusive version of the global symbol of LGBTQ rights.

Editorial: Show the Castro some love

Editorial: Show the Castro some love

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 29, 2020

It's been a stark four months of mostly sheltering in place for the city — and the rest of the Bay Area — but there are signs that the Castro is coming back to life.

Editorial: SF's mental health crisis needs fixing

Editorial: SF's mental health crisis needs fixing

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 22, 2020

Recently we published articles about a man likely suffering from mental illness or substance abuse who has allegedly harassed — and in some cases caused injury to — numerous people in the Castro.

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.