Opinion

Editorial: So long, Joe Hollendoner

Editorial: So long, Joe Hollendoner

By BAR Editorial Board

Former San Francisco AIDS Foundation CEO Joe Hollendoner dropped a bomb on the eve of his departure. He had barely confirmed to us that the agency had issued 17 layoff notices among its 200-plus staff then poof — he was gone!

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By Stephanie Battaglino | May 12, 2021

So there I was. Standing all by myself in the middle of this fairly large and open lobby in a building that had about a thousand people in it — and no one was around.

By BAR Editorial Board | May 5, 2021

Having passed his 100th day in office, President Joe Biden has attempted to remedy four years of direct attacks by his predecessor with some important accomplishments for the LGBTQ community in pursuit of equity.


By Gustavo Staufert | May 5, 2021

As a proud Guadalajara native, or Tapatío as we refer to ourselves locally, I spend my days waxing poetic about all our beautiful city has to offer visitors.

By | May 5, 2021

Readers continue to complain about cigarette ads running in the Bay Area Reporter's print edition.


By BAR Editorial Board | April 28, 2021

The public deserves real answers from several city agencies and BART about the proposed phase 1 Better Market Street project, which would tear up Market Street, between Fifth and Eighth streets, for as long as two to four years.

By | April 28, 2021

This week's letters complain about the city's SOGI data collection and the B.A.R. running a cigarette ad in last week's print edition.


By Christina Morris | April 23, 2021

On a hilly residential street in Noe Valley, the small house at 651 Duncan Street gives no hint of its outsized role in influencing over 50 years of LGBTQIA+ civil rights.

By BAR Editorial Board | April 21, 2021

The National LGBT Media Association took a principled stand this month when it announced that it would not meet in Georgia due to the state having recently passed a hideous voter suppression law.


By BAR Editorial Board | April 14, 2021

The recent news about a new exhibit detailing the life and political career of the late gay supervisor Harvey Milk in the terminal named for him at San Francisco International Airport was surprising.

By BAR Editorial Board | April 14, 2021

Christina Dikas did the right thing when she withdrew her nomination for a seat on the SF Historic Preservation Commission just hours before a likely rejection from the Board of Supervisors.


By M.K. Leach | April 14, 2021

COVID-19 has impacted California in many ways, from causing increased job loss to deaths to forcing the closure of countless businesses to increased substance use within many demographics.

By | April 14, 2021

This week's letters to the editor.


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