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Letters to the editor policy

Send letters to the Bay Area Reporter, 44 Gough Street, #204, San Francisco, CA 94103. Letters must be 400 words or less, signed, and include an address and daytime phone number for verification purposes only. Unsigned, anonymous, and open letters will not be published. Email letters are accepted at [email protected]. Please put "letter to the editor" in the subject line, and also include an address and daytime phone number. Letters may be edited for space.

Letters to the editor
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Feb 14, 2024

A foreign policy organization writes about its endorsement of gay Southern California congressional candidate Jirair Ratevosian, Ph.D.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Feb 7, 2024

Readers write in about the HONOR PAC endorsement in the SF District 9 supervisor race and about how we forgot a nugget of history in the story about the old Harvey's bar in the Castro. (We fixed it.)

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Jan 31, 2024

Readers weigh in on Another Planet Entertainment and the Israel-Hamas war.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Jan 3, 2024

After the orchestra seats are removed from the Castro Theatre, a reader suggests pop-up disco weekends for Pride Month.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Nov 8, 2023

A reader writes that the Lesbians Who Tech & Allies Summit has outgrown the LGBTQ Castro neighborhood.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Oct 25, 2023

Readers write in about our recent editorial, an upcoming meeting on smoking on bar patios, and the 1995 movie "To Wong Foo: Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar."

B.A.R.'s Bestie balloting begins

B.A.R.'s Bestie balloting begins

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Sep 25, 2023

It's time for Bay Area Reporter readers to cast their ballots for the LGBTQ newspaper's annual Best of the Bay contest.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Aug 9, 2023

A reader reacts to last week's Guest Opinion about former San Francisco mayor George Christopher.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Aug 2, 2023

A reader opines about San Francisco mayors.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Jul 19, 2023

A reader thanks those who helped install the pink triangle display atop Twin Peaks.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Jul 5, 2023

Readers weigh in on SF Pride, the mayor's recent trip to Israel, and the co-founder of the pink triangle installation thanks those who helped out.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 21, 2023

A former city resident recalls the heady days of the early 1980s in the South of Market and the Castro.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 14, 2023

A reader appreciates a recent story on Chita Rivera.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 7, 2023

A reader writes about the Tennessee anti-drag law that a federal judge recently ruled was unconstitutional.