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By BAR Editorial Board | December 16, 2020

Gay state Senator Scott Wiener is absolutely right in calling for an audit of the California Department of Public Health to find out why it is still not collecting sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data for COVID-19.

By BAR Editorial Board | December 9, 2020

That San Francisco supervisors are not journalists and unclear about the principles of the First Amendment was clearly evident during a lengthy conversation at the December 1 board meeting where the merits of "good journalism" were debated.


By | December 2, 2020

Anyone who doubted that the U.S. Supreme Court would lurch to the right with the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett got a jolt last week when it ruled that science be damned.

By BAR Editorial Board | November 24, 2020

You heard it right; you're not high.


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 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 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 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 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 Editorial Board | October 7, 2020

Our final endorsements are for the District 3 Oakland City Council race and one of the City Council seats in Pinole.

By BAR Editorial Board | September 30, 2020

There are a bevy of LGBTQ candidates seeking office in the November 3 election.


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