Guest Opinion: The 1st test of LGBTQ+ rights on Barrett court

Guest Opinion: The 1st test of LGBTQ+ rights on Barrett court

By Michael Vargas

For at least the past 15 years, the U.S. Supreme Court has had a 5-4 conservative majority.

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By BAR Editorial Board | November 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.

By Alex Paterson | November 18, 2020

Marilyn Monroe Cazares was a 22-year-old transgender Latina who "courageously lived her truth" in Brawley, California.

By BAR Editorial Board | November 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.

By BAR Editorial Board | November 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.

By Andrew Kelly | November 4, 2020

After realizing I was gay in the waning years of the Obama era, it always seemed as if there were two dueling factions in the fight to ensure equality for people like me.

By BAR Editorial Board | October 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.

By Shayne Watson | October 28, 2020

"Shayne, Phyllis Lyon is on line 2."

By BAR Editorial Board | October 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.

By Jerald Crook | October 21, 2020

I first encountered the Invisible Histories Project through its director of research and development Maigen Sullivan.

By BAR Editorial Board | October 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.

By BAR staff | October 14, 2020

This week's letters to the editor.

By Maureen Bogue and David Eugene Perry | October 14, 2020

On September 22, our nation took a giant step backward.

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