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B.A.R. election endorsements

B.A.R. election endorsements

By BAR Editorial Board

Here are the Bay Area Reporter's election endorsements. Links go to editorials.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | October 21, 2020

Two gay men who grew up in the South Bay are aiming to make LGBTQ political history in their respective cities come the November 3 election. Either would be the first out male city council person in their hometowns.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 19, 2020

A gay Filipino East Bay city councilman is the new head of a statewide caucus for local LGBTQ leaders, which is looking to expand its membership ranks following the November 3 election.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 14, 2020

Maintaining San Francisco's LGBTQ community as a thriving, robust segment of the city has been a perennial concern for decades, and during LGBTQ History Month in October, preserving its rich legacy and historic sites receives even greater attention.

By Lisa Keen | October 14, 2020

LGBTQ issues were front and center during the second day of the confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, with Democrats and even a few Republicans attempting to clarify how she might approach such issues on the high court.


By Cynthia Laird | October 7, 2020

Taking a cue from his boss, Vice President Mike Pence blamed China for the coronavirus during his only debate with Senator Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 7, 2020

LGBTQ groups were thrilled when Governor Gavin Newsom nominated retired Justice Martin Jenkins, a gay Black man, to the California Supreme Court Monday.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 2, 2020

A San Francisco candidate for a seat on the board that oversees the regional BART transit agency is believed to be the first to use the LGBT acronym as his ballot designation.

By Cynthia Laird | October 2, 2020

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have both tested positive for the coronavirus.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 30, 2020

Over Labor Day weekend James Coleman returned to Harvard to pursue his degree in human developmental and regenerative biology with a minor in government. He expects to graduate in May.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 30, 2020

Concerned that it would publicly reveal a person had changed their gender identity, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill aimed at allowing transgender Californians to update their marriage certificates and the birth certificates of their children.


By John Ferrannini | September 23, 2020

Employment issues, health care, and consumer privacy are represented by statewide ballot measures that voters will decide in November.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 22, 2020

Santa Clara County is losing another high profile LGBTQ official, as gay deputy county executive David Campos has been hired by San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin to be his office's new chief of staff.


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