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Editorial: Lack of transparency feeds crises

Editorial: Lack of transparency feeds crises

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 20, 2019

Two weeks ago we editorialized that LGBTQ nonprofits should be transparent with the community when navigating bad news. Today, two such organizations demonstrate how a lack of transparency feeds a crisis, leaving plenty of unanswered questions.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Mar 20, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: EQCA grounds honor for SFO

Editorial: EQCA grounds honor for SFO

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 13, 2019

We were puzzled by the discovery a couple of months ago that Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy group, was planning to honor San Francisco International Airport at its Equality Awards gala in the city in May.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Mar 13, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Transparency key for LGBT nonprofits

Editorial: Transparency key for LGBT nonprofits

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 6, 2019

Here's a pro tip for all LGBTQ nonprofits: If you're going to lay off a majority of a department's staff without concurrently issuing a formal explanation about why this is happening, don't be surprised when you get press inquiries.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Mar 6, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Adachi's death leaves huge void

Editorial: Adachi's death leaves huge void

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 27, 2019

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi's unexpected death last week leaves a huge void in city politics and the criminal justice system.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Feb 27, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: DMV needs to get a clue

Editorial: DMV needs to get a clue

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 20, 2019

The decision by the state Department of Motor Vehicles to reject a gay man's "LTHR DDY" — short for leather daddy — vanity plate for his motorcycle reeks of homophobia, as state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) wrote out in a sharply worded letter.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Feb 20, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Nonprofits should diversify leadership

Editorial: Nonprofits should diversify leadership

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 13, 2019

LGBTQ nonprofits looking for new leaders should be proactive in soliciting candidates who are women, trans, people of color, or a combination of those.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Feb 13, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Ending trans homelessness

Editorial: Ending trans homelessness

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 6, 2019

Last week, Mayor London Breed outlined how she would like to spend the $185 million windfall that the city became aware of a few months ago: for homelessness, behavioral health, and affordable housing services.

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

  • by Paul Berge
  • Feb 6, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.