Opinion

Editorial: Show the Castro some love

Editorial: Show the Castro some love

By BAR Editorial Board

It's been a stark four months of mostly sheltering in place for the city — and the rest of the Bay Area — but there are signs that the Castro is coming back to life.

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By BAR Editorial Board | August 5, 2020

The Castro Merchants, the organization of neighborhood businesses which oversees the iconic rainbow flag flying at Castro and Market streets, should consider installing a more inclusive version of the global symbol of LGBTQ rights.

By by Tez Anderson | August 5, 2020

The survival of people dealing with life-threatening illnesses such as HIV/AIDS often depends on affordable access to prescription medications.


By Arlo Hale Smith | July 29, 2020

In its June 15, decision holding that Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination against LGBT people, two conservative court members pulled the court away from from the brink of issuing another Dred Scott decision.

By BAR Editorial Board | July 22, 2020

Recently we published articles about a man likely suffering from mental illness or substance abuse who has allegedly harassed — and in some cases caused injury to — numerous people in the Castro.


By Geri Spieler and Rick Kaplowitz | July 22, 2020

The United States is home to more than one million gay veterans, most of whom served under the radar.

By Gwenn Craig | July 15, 2020

I had known Harry Britt since 1977, when he was president of the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club (then San Francisco Gay Democratic Club).


By BAR Editorial Board | July 15, 2020

President Donald Trump's effort to silence Dr. Anthony Fauci is dangerous for public health.

By BAR staff | July 15, 2020

This week's letters to the editor.


By BAR Editorial Board | July 8, 2020

In the Bay Area, while many people appear to be using face coverings when outside of their homes, there are still too many who aren't wearing them.

By Daralt | July 8, 2020

As a survivor of the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, I remember how our community was torn apart by the two camps that were formed around the practice of safe sex. Condoms or no condoms?


By BAR staff | July 8, 2020

This week's letters to the editor.

By BAR Editorial Board | July 1, 2020

Based on recent incidents, San Francisco Police Chief William Scott should reassign Captain Gaetano Caltagirone of Mission Station and appoint a new leader. Recent incidents call into question Caltagirone's commitment to the LGBTQ community.


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