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Editorial: Overall, a good legislative year

Editorial: Overall, a good legislative year

By BAR Editorial Board

Overall, it was a good legislative year for LGBTQs in California.

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By Ken Yeager | October 13, 2021

To visitors of all ages, sexualities, and identities, the one comment I hear the most when I'm a docent at the new South Bay queer museum exhibit is, "I didn't know any of this."

By Scott Wiener | October 13, 2021

Gay state Senator Scott Wiener writes about the highs and lows for LGBTQs of the just-completed legislative session.


By BAR staff | October 13, 2021

A reader weighs in on last week's letter about Harvey Milk Plaza.

By BAR Editorial Board | October 6, 2021

Of the many pieces of legislation awaiting action by Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate Bill 98 should be signed without hesitation.


By BAR Editorial Board | October 6, 2021

The Democratic National Committee's decision to scrap a Black trans woman as an at-large member of the DNC was disheartening and confusing to many, more so because it was tone deaf to calls for diversity and equitable representation.

By Faauuga Moliga | October 6, 2021

In San Francisco those of us who are Democrats dominate politics in the city.


By BAR staff | October 6, 2021

This week's letters to the editor discuss Harvey Milk Plaza.

By BAR Editorial Board | September 29, 2021

President Joe Biden defended his decision to pull troops out of Afghanistan last month, but lost in the ensuing debate has been the fate of LGBTQ Afghans now living under the homophobic Taliban regime.


By David Chiu | September 29, 2021

Despite former President Donald Trump's reelection defeat last year, in recent times, we have seen the manifestation of Trumpism as his political allies across the country continue to target our democratic institutions and our most vulnerable.

By BAR staff | September 29, 2021

This week's letters correct the description of the Castro Country Club and discuss the latest design for Harvey Milk Plaza.


By Bob Goldfarb | September 22, 2021

The Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District, created by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2018, is 22 city blocks in the South of Market neighborhood that have been home to numerous leather and kink venues since the 1960s.

By BAR Editorial Board | September 22, 2021

In two recent instances, California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis has missed opportunities regarding LGBTQ issues in San Francisco.


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