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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 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 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 BAR Editorial Board | September 22, 2021

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


By BAR Editorial Board | September 15, 2021

San Francisco supervisors are likely to approve a resolution in the coming weeks urging Mayor London Breed to declare the city's overdose crisis a local emergency.

By BAR Editorial Board | September 8, 2021

It's not easy for a nonprofit board to reach the stunning conclusion that it must fire its leader "for cause," but that's what the board of the Human Rights Campaign and its Human Rights Campaign Foundation did late September 6.


By BAR Editorial Board | September 1, 2021

The Gloucester County School Board in Virginia may have wanted to stop trans students from using the restrooms that match their gender identity in its schools, but it turned out to be an expensive lesson.

By BAR Editorial Board | August 25, 2021

A couple of weeks ago we editorialized against removing Governor Gavin Newsom from office.


By BAR Editorial Board | August 18, 2021

Nearly 20 years ago, Oakland Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D) stood alone among her colleagues and voted against going to war in Afghanistan — she was the only member of the House and Senate to do so.

By BAR Editorial Board | August 11, 2021

Beginning August 16, California voters will receive their mail-in ballots for the September 14 recall election of Governor Gavin Newsom.


By BAR Editorial Board | August 4, 2021

It was only last summer when we began making and stocking up on face coverings, and yet we couldn't let them go even after getting vaccinated.

By BAR Editorial Board | July 28, 2021

This week, Pew Research Center released a new survey that found a growing number of U.S. adults know a transgender person or someone who uses gender-neutral pronouns.


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