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Editorial: Campos can deliver for AD 17

Editorial: Campos can deliver for AD 17

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 23, 2022

He may be the underdog in the race for the vacant 17th Assembly District seat, but former supervisor David Campos knows what it's like to fight for causes he believes in.

Editorial: The new normal

Editorial: The new normal

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 16, 2022

On March 17, 2020, the Bay Area shut down as the coronavirus unleashed its force.

Editorial: Storm clouds engulf Florida

Editorial: Storm clouds engulf Florida

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Mar 9, 2022

It's likely that Florida is about to become the first state in the U.S. to have a Russian-style anti-LGBTQ propaganda law.

Editorial: SF recall proposal is undemocratic

Editorial: SF recall proposal is undemocratic

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 23, 2022

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors last week approved putting a charter amendment on the June ballot that would change the rules for the city recall elections.

Editorial: Breed should pick queer parent for San Francisco school board

Editorial: Breed should pick queer parent for San Francisco school board

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 16, 2022

Following the resounding recall of three members of the San Francisco Board of Education, Mayor London Breed gets to select their replacements.

Editorial: SF agencies should reopen death case

Editorial: SF agencies should reopen death case

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 9, 2022

There are a lot of unanswered questions in the March 2, 2020 death of Jaxon Sales, 20, a gay Oakland resident whose body was found in a San Francisco apartment.

Editorial: Bad call by Haas Jr. fund

Editorial: Bad call by Haas Jr. fund

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 2, 2022

The Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund must reverse its decision to "wind down" its LGBTQ equality grant program.

Editorial: Biden still has much to do

Editorial: Biden still has much to do

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jan 26, 2022

President Joe Biden marked his first year in office last week and while he, Vice President Kamala Harris, and the administration have made progress on some LGBTQ-related issues, there is still much to do.

Editorial: Tech giants need to quash bogus conversion therapy disinformation

Editorial: Tech giants need to quash bogus conversion therapy disinformation

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jan 19, 2022

Two new reports by the Global Project Against Hate and Extremism show that the giant tech and social media companies are failing to block conversion therapy disinformation.

Editorial: Torres for assessor-recorder

Editorial: Torres for assessor-recorder

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jan 12, 2022

San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Joaquín Torres was appointed by Mayor London Breed last February after she named then-assessor-recorder Carmen Chu as city administrator.

Editorial: David Campos for Assembly

Editorial: David Campos for Assembly

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jan 12, 2022

In the special primary election for the 17th District Assembly race in San Francisco, we recommend David Campos, a gay Latino man who has served on the Board of Supervisors and is currently vice chair of the California Democratic Party.

Editorial: SF school board: Recall all 3

Editorial: SF school board: Recall all 3

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jan 12, 2022

The San Francisco school board has largely made a mockery of itself for a year now.

Editorial: SF surplus should aid LGBTQs

Editorial: SF surplus should aid LGBTQs

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jan 5, 2022

There was some good news from the city last month when Mayor London Breed announced that for the first time since 1998, San Francisco is projecting a budget surplus for the next two years.

Editorial: After supes' vote, eyes now on Breed

Editorial: After supes' vote, eyes now on Breed

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Dec 29, 2021

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors did the right thing by approving Mayor London Breed's state of emergency declaration in the Tenderloin.