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Editorial: SF supes need to prioritize LGBTQs

Editorial: SF supes need to prioritize LGBTQs

By BAR Editorial Board

History was made last week when the San Francisco Board of Supervisors selected Shamann Walton, who represents District 10, to be its new president, the first Black man to take the powerful post.

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By BAR Editorial Board | January 6, 2021

On his way out the door, former Attorney General William Barr delivered one last slap to minority groups, potentially including LGBTQs of color.

By BAR Editorial Board | January 6, 2021

We are several weeks into COVID-19 vaccine distribution and the pace is woefully slow in California.


By BAR Editorial Board | December 29, 2020

After a mostly dismal 2020, we are more than ready for the new year.

By BAR Editorial Board | December 22, 2020

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will meet January 8 and, after elected and reelected members are sworn in, will choose a new board president.


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.


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