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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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Our goal is to improve people’s lives by reversing the history of health inequalities that affect the Black community and other underserved groups in San Francisco. We provide a safe, supportive environment where people can find a path to wellness by understanding their health issues, becoming more physically active and eating a healthy diet. What We Offer Health Education | Exercise Classes | Nutrition Workshops | Health Screenings | Complementary and Alternative Medicine | Transitional Housing | Case Management and Referral Services We are a community of people helping our community. We welcome you to join us. You will make new friends and learn how to maximize your health and wellness.
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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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"LGBTQI people seeking therapeutic services deserve to be treated by clinicians that understand the very particular struggles and unique set of problems our community faces."
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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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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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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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We provide support and information for Straight Spouses who discover, or suspect their husbands, wives or partners are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. We have Support Groups and Support Contacts worldwide. - See more at: http://www.straightspouse.org/#sthash.PZYfT95J.dpuf
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Local network for LGBT sports in San Francisco.
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Works to end the human rights

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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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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 is affiliated with the American Contract Bridge League and offers games and classes open to all. The Club is located in Ellard Hall, which is entered through a gate alongside Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, on the south-west corner of Diamond Street, at 18th Street, in San Francisco, California. Open and 299'er games start on Mondays at 6:45 p.m.
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The Alice B. Toklas Memorial Democratic Club of San Francisco was the first registered Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Democratic Club in the nation. Forming only two years after the Stonewall riots in the infancy of the LGBT civil rights movement, Alice grew to become a vibrant organization that has made a profound impact on San Francisco, California and American politics. Alice made its impact by training activists over four decades to become political professionals and electing candidates that have fought for the issues that are important to the LGBT community. The club has been instrumental in growing new leaders who would rise to the highest levels of government in the nation, such as Dianne Feinstein, an early friend of the club. Alice has been critical to the fight for LGBT leaders to win office, such as Mark Leno, the first gay man elected to the California State Senate. These leaders have helped make San Francisco the epicenter of the LGBT political movement, advancing causes such as equal benefits, domestic partnership, transgender health care, and marriage equality. Alice continues to be a major player in local, state and national politics and remains an inspiring and effective organization to this day.
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The Harvey Milk Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Democratic Club, San Francisco’s largest Democratic Club, is known for both its progressive politics and its independence. Founded in 1976 as the San Francisco Gay Democratic Club, during a time when founding Democratic Clubs was the radical thing to do; It was the city’s first Democratic club with the word “gay” in its name. While other gay groups balked at supporting Harvey Milk’s bid for supervisor, and as one early member says, were uncomfortable talking about cocksucking, The Milk Club was a place for people to be political, left, and queer. It was also a club founded to keep the gay community free itself of anointed gatekeepers and machine politics. The club was renamed for Supervisor Harvey Milk when he was assassinated in 1978.
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The San Francisco Green Party is part of a large and growing grassroots electoral movement, which is attempting to restore the democratic process and put people in office who truly are working in the best interests of the majority. Only by doing this can we solidify progress, and prevent the rollback of the gains made by society. We are a part of the Green Party of California, which is part of the Green Party of the United States, one of many Green Parties around the world.
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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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The Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco’s (ILRCSF) Mission is to ensure that people with disabilities a

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Founded in 1977, Chinatown Community Development Center’s (Chinatown CDC) mission is to build community and enhance the quality of life for low-income
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Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, the Congregation of the Golden Gate, is a historically LGBTQ synagogue.
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Welcome to Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco.
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Dignity/San Francisco is a self-governing faith community of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender Catholics, our families and our friends.
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The following are tips that can be used as you move toward becoming a better ally to transgender people. Of course, this list is not exhaustive and cannot include all the "right" things to do or say - because often there is no one "right" answer to every situation you might encounter. When you become an ally of transgender people, your actions will help change the culture, making society a better, safer place for transgender people - and for all people (trans or not) who do not conform to gender expectations.
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A resource to FAQ's about gender identity and being transgender

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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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Walden House was founded in 1969 in the Haight Ashbury district of San Franci

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The Alice B. Toklas Memorial Democratic Club of San Francisco was the first registered Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Democratic Club in the nation. Forming only two years after the Stonewall riots in the infancy of the LGBT civil rights movement, Alice grew to become a vibrant organization that has made a profound impact on San Francisco, California and American politics. Alice made its impact by training activists over four decades to become political professionals and electing candidates that have fought for the issues that are important to the LGBT community. The club has been instrumental in growing new leaders who would rise to the highest levels of government in the nation, such as Dianne Feinstein, an early friend of the club. Alice has been critical to the fight for LGBT leaders to win office, such as Mark Leno, the first gay man elected to the California State Senate. These leaders have helped make San Francisco the epicenter of the LGBT political movement, advancing causes such as equal benefits, domestic partnership, transgender health care, and marriage equality. Alice continues to be a major player in local, state and national politics and remains an inspiring and effective organization to this day.
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A women's network and blog on common topics.
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A resource to FAQ's about gender identity and being transgender
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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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Local network for LGBT sports in San Francisco.
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The Harvey Milk Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Democratic Club, San Francisco’s largest Democratic Club, is known for both its progressive politics and its independence. Founded in 1976 as the San Francisco Gay Democratic Club, during a time when founding Democratic Clubs was the radical thing to do; It was the city’s first Democratic club with the word “gay” in its name. While other gay groups balked at supporting Harvey Milk’s bid for supervisor, and as one early member says, were uncomfortable talking about cocksucking, The Milk Club was a place for people to be political, left, and queer. It was also a club founded to keep the gay community free itself of anointed gatekeepers and machine politics. The club was renamed for Supervisor Harvey Milk when he was assassinated in 1978.
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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.
Category: Social, Wellness
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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Walden House serves an adult population with a focus directed towards the integration of care for people who are either HIV positive, have co- occu

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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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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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The San Francisco Green Party is part of a large and growing grassroots electoral movement, which is attempting to restore the democratic process and put people in office who truly are working in the best interests of the majority. Only by doing this can we solidify progress, and prevent the rollback of the gains made by society. We are a part of the Green Party of California, which is part of the Green Party of the United States, one of many Green Parties around the world.
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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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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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We provide a range of counseling, case management, education, medication and other services to San Francisco children, youth and adults who have be

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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
Category: Housing, Social
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 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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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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Q Foundation (formerly known as 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.
Category: Housing, Social
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.
Category: Health, Social
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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Walden House was founded in 1969 in the Haight Ashbury district of San Franci

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HIV Testing and Services

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General Medical Services for youth 2

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"LGBTQI people seeking therapeutic services deserve to be treated by clinicians that understand the very particular struggles and unique set of problems our community faces."
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Works to end the human rights

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Finding a good job in the Bay Area is hard enough, even without the additional challenges our community faces. That’s why we created the Transgender Employment Program (TEEI). TEEI is the nation’s first program designed to help us find – and keep – good jobs in safe workplaces.
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Provides legal leadership in the fight for women's equality.

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The Wellness Clinic provides holistic, high quality, culturally competent accessible primary health care, preventative care, and early intervention

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The Center’s LGBT Employment Services Program offers a range of services, events, and workshops tailored to help you get back to work and connected to further training. Including one-on-one job search support, vocational case management, professional mentoring, life skills training, skill building workshops, resume review, interview practice, job leads, access to LGBT friendly employers, LGBT Job Fairs, and referrals to community resources & vocational training programs. We are also proud to offer the nation’s first Trans Employment Program TEP.

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