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Editorial: Breed should get behind OD emergency

Editorial: Breed should get behind OD emergency

By BAR Editorial Board

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.

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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 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.


By BAR Editorial Board | July 21, 2021

It seems like some legislators in Sacramento do not realize or do not want to acknowledge the severity of the drug overdose crisis in cities like San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles.

By BAR Editorial Board | July 14, 2021

It was nearly a year ago that we editorialized in favor of raising a more inclusive Pride on the giant flagpole at Castro and Market streets.


By BAR Editorial Board | July 7, 2021

The announcement by BART last week was indeed a hopeful sign that we're venturing out after a year of confinement.

By BAR Editorial Board | June 30, 2021

Earlier this year, gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced Senate Bill 379, which seeks to ensure that the University of California only contracts with medical facilities that allow the UC staff in to provide gender-affirming care.


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