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Editorial: Gilead's self-serving donation

Editorial: Gilead's self-serving donation

By BAR Editorial Board

Gilead Sciences, the makers of Truvada, announced last week that it would provide up to 2.4 million free bottles of the its PrEP HIV prevention medication through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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By Michael Colbruno | May 15, 2019

A spate of recent headlines must make one wonder if the "alphabet soup" movement that has led us to LGBTTIQQ2SA — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two spirit, and allies — has finally seen its day.

By Paul Berge | May 15, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.


By BAR Editorial Board | May 8, 2019

Friends and colleagues of the late Jose Julio Sarria are once again working to get him inducted into the California Hall of Fame, after former governor Jerry Brown nixed that idea several years ago.

By Brian Rogers | May 8, 2019

Spring is here! Finally our dreary winter will give way to a beautiful display of the natural beauty in Sonoma County. For lifelong LGBT activists like myself, the longer days of spring also mean Pride season is approaching.


By BAR Editorial Board | May 1, 2019

The quest for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination has just begun with 20 declared candidates, but already, two have stumbled on answers about LGBT issues.

By Cole M. Bienek | May 1, 2019

I live in an environment where the expression of my sexuality is against the law. The California Medical Facility in Vacaville is enlightened enough to offer free condoms to inmates, yet the use of them to have sex is specifically prohibited.


By Paul Berge | May 1, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR Editorial Board | April 24, 2019

In the ongoing saga over state housing legislation, the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation has sunk to a new low that should disgust all participants in the debate.


By Kevin Dowling | April 24, 2019

I had heard of Pete Buttigieg before he started running for president in February.

By Paul Berge | April 24, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.


By BAR Editorial Board | April 17, 2019

The day after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors rejected a 63-unit housing development with 15 below market rate apartments because it would cast an evening shadow on a South of Market park, the Bay Area Council Economic Institute issued a report.

By Paul Berge | April 17, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.


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