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Editorial: Lack of transparency feeds crises

Editorial: Lack of transparency feeds crises

By BAR Editorial Board

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.

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By Paul Berge | March 20, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR Editorial Board | March 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.


By Paul Berge | March 13, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR Editorial Board | March 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.


By Paul Berge | March 6, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR Editorial Board | February 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.


By Paul Berge | February 27, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR Editorial Board | February 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.


By Paul Berge | February 20, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR Editorial Board | February 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.


By Paul Berge | February 13, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR Editorial Board | February 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.


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