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The mission statement of Magnet, a program of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, is to promote the physical, mental and social well-being of gay men.
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Welcome to Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco.
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Mission Neighborhood Health Center is committed to compassionate, culturally competent and comprehensive health care services. We strive to provide services for the medically underserved with a focus on the Latino/Hispanic Spanish speaking community and its neighbors.
Openhouse enables San Francisco Bay Area LGBT seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face as they age by providing housing, direct services and community programs.
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Provides services for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals,transgendered people questioning their sexuality.

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PFLAG SF promotes the health and well being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender expansivs persons, their families and friends, through support to cope with an adverse society, education to enlighten an ill-informed public, and advocacy to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. PFLAG SF provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity and act to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. There are currently about 80 member families in the San Francisco chapter – about 20-30 members and visitors attend our monthly meetings. We break into small peer-led support groups for the first hour and then gather for a presentation (speaker, video, etc.). Recent topics include: Gay/Straight Alliances in high schools, the challenges of religious schools, and the Prop 8 campaign. Booklets from PFLAG about family and coming out issues are always available, along with information from other resources in our local communities. We bring our free lending library to each meeting. Refreshments are served during the break between discussion groups and the program. PFLAG is a tax-exempt 501c3 organization. Donations are always welcome and may be sent to 584 Castro St., #758, San Francisco, CA 94114. All members receive our monthly newsletter and become voting members of PFLAG, Inc.
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The benefits counseling program provides public benefits (social security, SSI, etc) representation as well assistance with navigating the  private

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Project *Star*: Celebrating Women Workshop Series

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Queer Jitterbugs Queer Ballroom runs Swing U with free dance for youth. We are an all volunteer run non profit organization funded by benefit events, dances & festivals discounted to adult members. Our Monthly dance & our other events are current and running strong on 4th Saturday of the month mixed event as mixed event: SFSwingJam.com by our sister organization Swing U. Our dance studio and troupe is in hiatus.
We here at Queer LifeSpace firmly believe that a queer community that invests in its mental health is a queer community that thrives. This belief has fueled our dedication to providing effective, affordable mental health and substance abuse services to as much of our community as we possibly can. We are your very own community’s organization. An organization that is made up of you, especially for you.
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QuickTricks Bridge Club offers duplicate bridge games and lessons to the general public and is associated with the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL). We are located at 100 Diamond Street, between 18th and 19th Streets, in the Most Holy Redeemer Church, in the Castro / Eureka Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, California. Per their website
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The RadFae.org web site exists to pull together Radical Faerie information: links to resources and web pages, news, information, and pointers to other
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to end the HIV epidemic in the city where it began, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco because we refuse to accept HIV as inevitable. Through education, advocacy and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease.

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We are the first running club in the nation to promote the sports of running, walking, and related athletic activities for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community and our supporters. Our club, founded in 1973, has spawned a worldwide network of clubs in the form of the International FrontRunners. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about SF FrontRunners. The best way to see what we're all about is to come to an event or regular run/walk and see first-hand what our club can be for you and others. Per their website
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Our Mission The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus creates extraordinary musical experiences that inspire community, activism, and compassion.
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The San Francisco Hiking Club organizes hikes and similar outings for gays, lesbians, and friends. An event is generally planned on either Saturday or Sunday each weekend. Most often, we meet in mid-morning on the patio under the large Safeway sign on Market Street near Dolores Street; however be sure to check hike information as this is not always the case. Per their website
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San Francisco Leathermen's Discussion group is an independent, all-volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization serving the educational needs of the men's BDSM/leather community.
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The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (SFLGFB) is the first openly gay musical organization in the world, inspiring the formation of LGBT bands, choruses and performing groups around the globe. On a local level, SFLGFB is the Official Band of San Francisco, having been given that honor by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in honor of the Band’s 20th and 25th anniversaries. Founded in 1978 by Jon Sims at the height of Anita Bryant’s anti-gay crusade, the Band has made music to build understanding among communities of all sexual orientations and identities for more than three decades. SFLGFB first appeared in public when it marched up Market Street behind Harvey Milk’s convertible in the 1978 San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade, an event recreated in the Oscar-winning film “Milk.”
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The mission of San Francisco Suicide Prevention is to provide emotional support, education, assistance and intervention as necessary to all persons in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides and self-detructive behaviors.
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Since 1971, the SF Tenants Union has been fighting for the rights of tenants and for the preservation of affordable housing in San Francisco. From the struggle for rent control in the 1970s to 1998's Proposition G (to end the abuses of OMI evictions), the Tenants Union has been the city's leading advocate for tenants. The SFTU is 100% membership supported and this enables our advocacy to be uncompromising and immune to pressures from government or other funders.

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Discovery Community, Inc. is an all volunteer organization whose mission is to provide gay and bisexual men ongoing opportunities for social connection, personal growth, and community development. DCI was founded in 1987 and is incorporated as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The organization is committed to being inclusive, and thus strives to keep events affordable to men from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Discovery Community organizes weekend retreats, along with monthly social and recreational events. The weekend retreats are facilitated by experienced volunteers from the Discovery Community, and they are generally held during holiday weekends like Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or President’s Day. We utilize different sites throughout the year that include locations in Sonoma County, Clear Lake, and Napa County. All of the sites are suitable for a wide-range of activities, and promote relaxation in a scenic environment.
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AGUILAS is dedicated to creating a supportive, culturally sensitive environment for gay/bisexual Latinos. We strive to foster knowledge and pride of the diversity of our language, culture, history and spirituality. AGUILAS is committed to developing programs that promote health, well-being and community building that foster positive self-identities, healthy relationships and leadership skills.
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African American men who are gay, bisexual and same gender loving are at a disproportionately higher risk for HIV infection. Black Brothers Esteem, or BBE, works to change that. It’s a prevention and support program from San Francisco AIDS Foundation to empower men who predominantly live in the Tenderloin/Polk Gulch and Sixth Street Corridor neighborhoods of San Francisco. These men struggle not only with issues related to HIV, but also with racism, addiction, poverty, homophobia, violence and marginal housing. Facilitated by our expert staff, Black Brothers Esteem designs activities and events to provide a place for African American men to gather and to gain support from each other. The goal: provide education, skills and enhanced social connections to reduce sexual risk-taking.
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Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural and artistic expression of Two-Spirit people.
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The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) in San Francisco Bay Area, is an organization dedicated to furthering the interests of gay and bisexual Asian/Pacific Islanders by creating awareness, by developing a positive collective identity and by establishing a supportive community.
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Trikone offers a supportive, empowering and non-judgmental environment where LGBTQ South Asians and their allies can meet, make connections, and proudly promote awareness and acceptance of their sexual identity. Trikone works towards: Bringing people of South Asian heritage and their allies together Promoting awareness, visibility, and cultural and legal acceptance of people with alternative sexual orientations and gender identities Helping people to proudly affirm both their South Asian identity as well as their sexual orientation Trikone actively works against all forms of oppression based on race, gender, religion, class, sexual orientation, and other identities. Through our award-winning magazine, conferences, cultural events, film festivals, pride celebrations, and a host of other collaborative programming, Trikone works hard to nurture and empower the LGBTQ South Asian community in the Bay Area and their allies across the globe.
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A group for support, personal growth and belonging. Exploring unique influences and ways of being, which are both gay and Middle Eastern
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Our Mission The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus creates extraordinary musical experiences that inspire community, activism, and compassion.
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Mission Celebrating all sexual orientations and gender identities, LGCSF provides an open and artistic environment for singers committed to musical excellence. Our performances entertain, educate, and inspire audiences with the spirit of inclusion and harmony. Vision Reflecting the diversity of our community, LGCSF entertains and inspires through music.
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The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (SFLGFB) is the first openly gay musical organization in the world, inspiring the formation of LGBT bands, choruses and performing groups around the globe. On a local level, SFLGFB is the Official Band of San Francisco, having been given that honor by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in honor of the Band’s 20th and 25th anniversaries. Founded in 1978 by Jon Sims at the height of Anita Bryant’s anti-gay crusade, the Band has made music to build understanding among communities of all sexual orientations and identities for more than three decades. SFLGFB first appeared in public when it marched up Market Street behind Harvey Milk’s convertible in the 1978 San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade, an event recreated in the Oscar-winning film “Milk.”
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Local network for LGBT sports in San Francisco.
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Our Mission We inspire, entertain and amaze audiences through powerful performances, challenging others to be their best, and supporting organizations that strengthen our communities. Since 1980, CHEER San Francisco®, the Official Cheerleaders of San Francisco, has been thrilling crowds locally, nationally and internationally with its unique brand of high-energy routines. This all-volunteer group is dedicated not only to providing polished professional entertainment, but also to the philanthropic mission of the squad, serving as true ambassadors of good will to the communities in which they perform. Per their website.
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We are the first running club in the nation to promote the sports of running, walking, and related athletic activities for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community and our supporters. Our club, founded in 1973, has spawned a worldwide network of clubs in the form of the International FrontRunners. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about SF FrontRunners. The best way to see what we're all about is to come to an event or regular run/walk and see first-hand what our club can be for you and others. Per their website
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The San Francisco Hiking Club organizes hikes and similar outings for gays, lesbians, and friends. An event is generally planned on either Saturday or Sunday each weekend. Most often, we meet in mid-morning on the patio under the large Safeway sign on Market Street near Dolores Street; however be sure to check hike information as this is not always the case. Per their website
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The purpose of San Francisco Walking Dykes group is: to build community for lesbians in San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area while promoting health and wellness. Walking together provides a relaxed way to meet one another and also have fun while doing something healthy! Lesbians of all ages and walking ability are invited, though most members of the group are over 50. The group meets "rain or shine" so the size of the group varies from week to week depending upon the weather, though generally, between 5-10 walkers show up each time. Children who can walk with adults or are in strollers are welcome. Dogs are welcome too! The purpose of the group is to promote positive social activities for lesbians in San Francisco, however, lesbians from everywhere are welcome to walk with us! The group organizer is there every week with few exceptions. Per their webpage
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Welcome to the wonderful world of same-sex dancing. Bring your love of dancing, and we will give you the tools you need to feel confident flying around the floor. Dancing with the Queers is a same-sex dance program focusing on International Style Ballroom and Latin dance which is perfect for the Gay Games. All are welcome who are comfortable dancing with partners of any gender. Our teachers also teach many other dance forms as well. Feel free to browse the different classes on our website. Per their website
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Queer Jitterbugs Queer Ballroom runs Swing U with free dance for youth. We are an all volunteer run non profit organization funded by benefit events, dances & festivals discounted to adult members. Our Monthly dance & our other events are current and running strong on 4th Saturday of the month mixed event as mixed event: SFSwingJam.com by our sister organization Swing U. Our dance studio and troupe is in hiatus.
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Established in 1983, Foggy City Dancers is one of seven gay and lesbian square dance clubs within the San Francisco Bay Area. In August, 2003, Foggy City celebrated its 20th anniversary with a weekend of square dancing that brought people from all over the United States. Per their website
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Our Story... SF Games is a collective name for a group of people who get together and play board games and card games every week. We're not sponsored by any cafe or games company. Some of us have been playing games for years, others only a few months. What we share is our love of games, all kinds. We play social games and strategy games. Per their website
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QuickTricks Bridge Club offers duplicate bridge games and lessons to the general public and is associated with the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL). We are located at 100 Diamond Street, between 18th and 19th Streets, in the Most Holy Redeemer Church, in the Castro / Eureka Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, California. Per their website

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Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural and artistic expression of Two-Spirit people.
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The RadFae.org web site exists to pull together Radical Faerie information: links to resources and web pages, news, information, and pointers to other
Category: Health, Social

HIV Testing and Services

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The purpose of San Francisco Walking Dykes group is: to build community for lesbians in San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area while promoting health and wellness. Walking together provides a relaxed way to meet one another and also have fun while doing something healthy! Lesbians of all ages and walking ability are invited, though most members of the group are over 50. The group meets "rain or shine" so the size of the group varies from week to week depending upon the weather, though generally, between 5-10 walkers show up each time. Children who can walk with adults or are in strollers are welcome. Dogs are welcome too! The purpose of the group is to promote positive social activities for lesbians in San Francisco, however, lesbians from everywhere are welcome to walk with us! The group organizer is there every week with few exceptions. Per their webpage
Category: Social, Trans, Wellness, Youth
LYRIC’s mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career trainings, health promotion, and leadership development with LGBTQQ youth, their families, and allies of all races, classes, genders, and abilities.
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The Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco’s (ILRCSF) Mission is to ensure that people with disabilities a

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Provides outpatient medical and dental clinics with comprehensive services such as family planning, immunizations, screening and treatment of sexua

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The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) in San Francisco Bay Area, is an organization dedicated to furthering the interests of gay and bisexual Asian/Pacific Islanders by creating awareness, by developing a positive collective identity and by establishing a supportive community.
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The Bears of San Francisco is an all-inclusive community-based association that benefits the greater Bay Area through fundraising, service, and socializing.
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Residential Behavioral Health Treatm

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Welcome to the wonderful world of same-sex dancing. Bring your love of dancing, and we will give you the tools you need to feel confident flying around the floor. Dancing with the Queers is a same-sex dance program focusing on International Style Ballroom and Latin dance which is perfect for the Gay Games. All are welcome who are comfortable dancing with partners of any gender. Our teachers also teach many other dance forms as well. Feel free to browse the different classes on our website. Per their website
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The Black Coalition on AIDS (BCA) is dedicated to reducing health disparities in the Black community, particularly the spread of HIV/AIDS. BCA strives to achieve this focus by providing health and wellness services including, but not limited to, transitional housing, health education, advocacy, health case management and other health-promoting activities.
Openhouse enables San Francisco Bay Area LGBT seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face as they age by providing housing, direct services and community programs.
We here at Queer LifeSpace firmly believe that a queer community that invests in its mental health is a queer community that thrives. This belief has fueled our dedication to providing effective, affordable mental health and substance abuse services to as much of our community as we possibly can. We are your very own community’s organization. An organization that is made up of you, especially for you.
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Provides legal leadership in the fight for women's equality.

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Trikone offers a supportive, empowering and non-judgmental environment where LGBTQ South Asians and their allies can meet, make connections, and proudly promote awareness and acceptance of their sexual identity. Trikone works towards: Bringing people of South Asian heritage and their allies together Promoting awareness, visibility, and cultural and legal acceptance of people with alternative sexual orientations and gender identities Helping people to proudly affirm both their South Asian identity as well as their sexual orientation Trikone actively works against all forms of oppression based on race, gender, religion, class, sexual orientation, and other identities. Through our award-winning magazine, conferences, cultural events, film festivals, pride celebrations, and a host of other collaborative programming, Trikone works hard to nurture and empower the LGBTQ South Asian community in the Bay Area and their allies across the globe.
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San Francisco Leathermen's Discussion group is an independent, all-volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization serving the educational needs of the men's BDSM/leather community.
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Queer Jitterbugs Queer Ballroom runs Swing U with free dance for youth. We are an all volunteer run non profit organization funded by benefit events, dances & festivals discounted to adult members. Our Monthly dance & our other events are current and running strong on 4th Saturday of the month mixed event as mixed event: SFSwingJam.com by our sister organization Swing U. Our dance studio and troupe is in hiatus.
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Here we provide a broad range of services.

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Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural and artistic expression of Two-Spirit people.
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African American men who are gay, bisexual and same gender loving are at a disproportionately higher risk for HIV infection. Black Brothers Esteem, or BBE, works to change that. It’s a prevention and support program from San Francisco AIDS Foundation to empower men who predominantly live in the Tenderloin/Polk Gulch and Sixth Street Corridor neighborhoods of San Francisco. These men struggle not only with issues related to HIV, but also with racism, addiction, poverty, homophobia, violence and marginal housing. Facilitated by our expert staff, Black Brothers Esteem designs activities and events to provide a place for African American men to gather and to gain support from each other. The goal: provide education, skills and enhanced social connections to reduce sexual risk-taking.
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AGUILAS is dedicated to creating a supportive, culturally sensitive environment for gay/bisexual Latinos. We strive to foster knowledge and pride of the diversity of our language, culture, history and spirituality. AGUILAS is committed to developing programs that promote health, well-being and community building that foster positive self-identities, healthy relationships and leadership skills.
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Discovery Community, Inc. is an all volunteer organization whose mission is to provide gay and bisexual men ongoing opportunities for social connection, personal growth, and community development. DCI was founded in 1987 and is incorporated as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The organization is committed to being inclusive, and thus strives to keep events affordable to men from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Discovery Community organizes weekend retreats, along with monthly social and recreational events. The weekend retreats are facilitated by experienced volunteers from the Discovery Community, and they are generally held during holiday weekends like Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or President’s Day. We utilize different sites throughout the year that include locations in Sonoma County, Clear Lake, and Napa County. All of the sites are suitable for a wide-range of activities, and promote relaxation in a scenic environment.
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A women's network and blog on common topics.
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Are you looking for your people? Hoping to meet folks whose lifestyle and challenges are similar to your own? We all do better when we have a community, and those of us whose lives are impacted by HIV, or who are at risk for getting infected live longer, healthier, happier lives when we connect with those who understand and support us. This is why we host a wide array of community groups with activities all around San Francisco. Which community will you connect with?
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to end the HIV epidemic in the city where it began, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco because we refuse to accept HIV as inevitable. Through education, advocacy and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease.
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El/La is an organization for transgender Latinas (TransLatinas) that works to build collective vision and action to promote our survival and improve our quality of life in the San Francisco Bay Area. Because we exist in a world that fears and hates transgender people, women and immigrants, we fight for justice. We respond to those who see us as shameful, disposable or less than human. We are here to reflect the style and grace of our survival, and to make new paths for ourselves.
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TransGender San Francisco is a support and social group for the entire TransGender and Gender-Non-Conforming community. We always NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS! Please contact us.
Openhouse enables San Francisco Bay Area LGBT seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face as they age by providing housing, direct services and community programs.
Category: Social, Trans, Wellness, Youth
LYRIC’s mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career trainings, health promotion, and leadership development with LGBTQQ youth, their families, and allies of all races, classes, genders, and abilities.
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Project *Star*: Celebrating Women Workshop Series

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In a city where queens rule the stage these kings are proving they can reign just as fierce! 

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Experiences with ‘the Heterosexual Assumption’ and Transgender Minority Stress Survey

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LGBT AGING ISSUES COMMUNITY SURVEY

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Lesbians, gay men, bisexual women and men, and queer-identified people - Tell us about your experiences with discrimination in the Everyday

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AIDS Housing Alliance/SF prevents homelessness for people with HIV/AIDS by protecting the housing we already have, providing resources to secure new housing, and promoting public policy to expand opportunity for all. Our goal is to become the largest housing services provider and largest employer of people with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco.
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Since 1971, the SF Tenants Union has been fighting for the rights of tenants and for the preservation of affordable housing in San Francisco. From the struggle for rent control in the 1970s to 1998's Proposition G (to end the abuses of OMI evictions), the Tenants Union has been the city's leading advocate for tenants. The SFTU is 100% membership supported and this enables our advocacy to be uncompromising and immune to pressures from government or other funders.
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The mission of San Francisco Suicide Prevention is to provide emotional support, education, assistance and intervention as necessary to all persons in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides and self-detructive behaviors.
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CUAV works to build the power of LGBTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) communities to transform violence and oppression. We support the healing and leadership of those impacted by abuse and mobilize our broader communities to replace cycles of trauma with cycles of safety and liberation.

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