OurtownSF.org - COMMUNITY
Community
African American
Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition - BRC - advocacy and education to effect social change
Black Brothers Esteem - SFAF - HIV prevention for African American men
DREAAM - Strut - HIV prevention & support for African-American men ages 18-30  
Queer Rebels Productions 
showcases queer artists of color 
Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project - films/videos telling the stories of queer women of color
Rafiki Coalition 601 Cesar Chavez St. - transitional housing, services & education
Spectra Project - supports LGBTQ minorities in the MENA region
Taja's Coalition - organized to stop the genocide of trans women of color

 
Asian
API Equality - Northern California 17 Walter U. Lum Pl - building power for Asian & Pacific Is LGBTQ communities
API Wellness Center 730 Polk St., 1800 Market St. - advances health, wellness and equality
Asian & Pacific Islander Queer Women & Transgender Coalition - APIQWTC - provides opportunity to network and build community
GAPA Foundation - provides funds and leverages resources to empower the API LGBTQ community
GAPA - Gay Asian Pacific Alliance - furthers the interest of gay & bisexual Asian/Pacific Islanders
GAPA Men's Chorus - a showcase for the vocal talents of gay & bisexual Asian & Pacific Islander men
Red Envelope Giving Circle - philanthropic support to Asian and Pacific Islander-led projects
Trikone - group for South Asians

U.T.O.P.I.A San Francisco - promotes unity & strength among the Polynesian/Pacific Islanders

 
Athletic
AIDS LifeCycle - annual fundraising bike ride from SF  to LA 
AIDS Walk - annual fundraiser for Project Inform
Barbary Coast Boating Club - Northern California's premier LGBT boating club
Barbary Coast Cloggers - clogging club
Cheer San Francisco - raises money for AIDS organizations through entertainment 
Different Spokes - bicycling club
Eureka Valley Women's Open Gym 110 Collingwood - women-only pickup basketball games
Federation of Gay Games - 
governing body of the Gay Games
Foggy City Dancers - square dance club
Gay and Lesbian Sierrans - outing and conservation club
Gay and Lesbian Tennis Federation - 
a 500+ member tennis organization 
GLORY - gay & lesbian organization for racing & yachting
Golden Gate Wrestling Club 100 Collingwood St. - open mat and instruction
Healing Waters - outdoor trips for those living with HIV
Homoto - motorcycle club
Northern California Rainbow Divers - scuba diving club
Positive Pedalers - national cycling organization of people living with HIV/AIDS and supporters
Purple Moon Dance Project - dance programs for lesbians and women of color

Rainbow Regatta - fundraiser, expands tolerance & education through boating
SAGA North - ski & snowboard club
San Francisco Bay Blades - rowing team
San Francisco Earthquakes - ice hockey
San Francisco Fog Rugby Football Club - fog rugby club

San Francisco Frontrunners  
running club 
San Francisco Gay Basketball Association - gay basketball teams
San Francisco Gay Flag Football League - gay flag football teams
San Francisco Gay Softball League - gay softball teams

San Francisco Gay Volleyball - gay volleyball teams
San Francisco Golden Gate Classic Invitational Tournament - annual bowling tournament
San Francisco Hiking Club - hiking club
San Francisco Pool Association - billiards club
San Francisco Spikes - soccer club 
San Francisco Track & Field  
- track & field club
San Francisco Tsunami Swim & Synchro Team - swim and synchro team
San Francisco Tsunami Water Polo - water polo team
SQREAM San Francisco - scooter club for fundraising and socializing
Sundance country-western dancing
Team San Francisco - local network for participation in the Gay Games

Varsity Gay League: San Francisco - co-ed kickball & dodgeball league
Western Star Dancers - square dance club
Wrestlers Without Borders - freestyle, greco-roman, & beach wrestling, non-gi grappling

 
Bears
Bears of San Francisco - fundraising group
Lazy Bear - annual bear events

 
 
Bisexual
Bay Area Bisexual Network - developing a healthy, vibrant, multicultural bisexual community
 
Business
Castro Merchants  - promotes the Castro's interests
Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District - CBD - improving quality of life in the Castro
Golden Gate Business Ass’n – GGBA - LGBT chamber of commerce

StartOut - creating great business leaders by fostering LGBT entrepreneurs

Deaf
Deaf Queer Resource Center - resource & info center
 
Latino
Aguilas 1800 Market St.  - support for Latinos
El/La Para Translatinas - physical & emotional health, political asylum, hormone therapy, education, jobs

Instituto Familiar de la Raza - Si a la Vida - integrated HIV services
Mission Neighborhood Health Center - Clinica Esperanza - treatment & prevention of HIV
Somos Familia - creating support and acceptance
 
Leather/Rubber/Puppy        see Race's Bar for events & postings in SF for kinky gay men
Bare Chest Calendar - BCC - fundraising calendar for AIDS Emergency Fund/Positive Resource Center
BLUF - breeches and leather uniform fanclub
Defenders/SF - leather spirituality
The Exiles - bdsm group for women
The 15 Association - fraternity for men who engage in bdsm
Fog City Pack - hosts social and educational events in the kink community.
Folsom Street Events - supports Folsom Street and Up Your Alley street fairs 
Folsom Street Fair - annual bdsm & leather subculture street fair  
Gear Up - annual retreat for kink/kink curious and leathermen
Golden Gate Guards  - 
leather/levi group open to men & women 
Leather Walk - official kickoff for Leather Pride week 
Mama's Family - in leather we are family
Mr San Francisco Leather - preliminary and final contests for title
Ms SF Leather - annual contest
Rubber Men of San Francisco Bay - rubber enthusiasts
San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance - brings together leather, fetish, kink and motorcycle community
SF Bay Area Sober in Leather - a safe zone for sober leather kinksters

San Francisco Girls of Leather - self-identified leather girls
SF K9 Unit - for people who like puppy play
San Francisco Leather Pride Contingent  - leather contingent in Pride parade
San Francisco Leathermen's Discussion Group - education with a once-a-month presentation
Society of Janus - support and education organization for people interested in learning about bdsm

TASHRA-The Alternative Sexualities Health Research Alliance - championing kink-competent healthcare
Up Your Alley -  Folsom Street Fair's dirty little brother
Wagz Pack's Service Pups - serving our community and bettering the world one paw print at a time
 

Middle Eastern
Spectra Project - supports LGBTQ minorities in the MENA region

 
Native American
Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits - BAAITS - offers culturally relevant activities for Native Americans
Native American Health Center Circle of Healing 160 Capp St. - 
improves health and well-being of Native Americans
 
Senior
AIDS Legal Referral Panel - ALRP 1663 Mission St. - legal assistance, housing and referral
Castro Senior Center LGBT Services 110 Diamond St. - 
offers a variety of services open to all seniors
Doing It For Ourselves - DIFO - health program for lesbian and bisexual women over 40
Elizabeth Taylor 50-Plus Network - SFAF - community & support for gay, bi & trans men aged over 50
Institute on Aging - 
addressing the needs of seniors
LGBT Aging Issues Network - programs to improve the quality of life for seniors
Openhouse 65 Laguna St. - housing services & community programs for seniors

Project Open Hand 730 Polk St. meals for seniors and critically ill 
30th Street Senior Center 225 30th St. - fosters the well-being of seniors 
 
Service
Alexander Hamilton Post 448 - serves veterans & active duty servicemembers
Archive Productions Inc.  - free videography for nonprofits
Bridgemen - SFAF 470 Castro St. - community service projects
Castro Cares - community-based initiative for homeless outreach services
Castro/Upper Market Community District - CBD - improving quality of life in the Castro
Castro Community on Patrol - CCOP - aiming to stop the violence

Castro Lions Club - dedicated to community service

Castro Rotary - professionals in the Castro/Noe Valley collaborating on community service projects
Community United Against Violence - CUAV - promotes safety, builds power to transform violence & oppression
Discovery Community - connection, personal growth & community development
Diversity Foundation - combats discrimination and prejudice against all sexual orientations

Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association - EVNA - serving to protect & enhance the character of the neighborhood
Family Dog Rescue 255 Alabama St. - finding homes for dogs 
Flying Over Walls - Black & Pink SF - queer/trans prisoner solidarity project
Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza -  committed to maintaining and improving the plaza 
Gay for Good - volunteers time to social welfare & environmental service projects
GGBA Business Toastmasters - helps presenting yourself & your business before an audience
Homobiles - volunteer-run, donations based community car service
Muttville Senior Dog Rescue 255 Alabama St. - rescue, foster, adoption and hospice for older dogs
Rainbow Toastmasters - public speaking club

San Francisco LGBTQ Speakers Bureau - speaks to youths and adults in schools and work settings
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence - queer nuns of community svc & promoting human rights
Tenderloin Tessie - holiday dinners to those in need
TurnOut  connects volunteers with LGBTQ+ nonprofits
Wagz Pack's Service Pups - serving our community and bettering the world one paw print at a time
 
Transgender
API Wellness Center 730 Polk St., 1800 Market St. - advances health, wellness and equality 
Dimensions Clinic 3850 17th St. - services for transgender and gender variant youth
El/La Para Translatinas - physical & emotional health, political asylum, hormone therapy, education, jobs
Fresh Meat Festival - annual transgender & queer performance festival
Fresh Meat Productions - presents transgender and queer arts programs
FTM International - support & info for female-male transexuals
GSA Network trans and queer youth uniting for racial and gender justice
Lyon-Martin Health Services - healthcare for women
San Francisco Trans March - trans pride event
San Francisco Transgender Film Festival - films promoting visibility of transgender & gender variant
Taja's Coalition - organized to stop the genocide of trans women of color
TGI Justice - gender variant intersex justice

TransLife - SFAF - HIV prevention & support for trans women, men, gender fluid & queer people
Trans Lifeline line primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis
Trans Thrive - API Wellness 730 Polk St - drop-in center by and for the trans community
Transgender Employment Services TEEI - LGBT Ctr - 
supports trangenders reaching their employment goals
Transgender Law Center - works to change law, policy & attitudes
TransGender San Francisco - support, education & outreach

Uncle Texas - hybrid-genre feature by the world's 1st transgender film and video artist
 
Women
Brava Theatre Center 2781 24th St.  - for women in the arts
California Coalition for Women Prisoners - challenges the institutional violence imposed on women prisoners
Doing It For Ourselves - DIFO - health program for lesbian and bisexual women over 40
Dykes on Bikes - women's motorcycle contingent during Pride

The Exiles - bdsm group for women
FabulosaFest - fundraiser, produced for & by women
Lesbians Who Tech - community of queer women in & around tech
Lyon-Martin Health Services - healthcare for women 
National Center for Lesbian Rights - fighting for justice
Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project - films/videos telling the stories of queer women of color
Russian River Women's Weekend - premier Northern California LGBTQ women's festival
San Francisco Drag King Contest - annual fundraiser
San Francisco Dyke March - annual event the day before sf pride parade

San Francisco Girls of Leather  - self-identified leather girls
The SF LGBT Center 1800 Market St. - community center
The Shanti Project 730 Polk St - 
emotional and practical support to those with life-threatening illness
The Women's Building 3543 18th St. - women-led community space
Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Disease - support for HIV+ women

 
Youth/Family
Bay Area Youth Summit - BAYS - youth-led LGBTQ against bullying
Dimensions Clinic 3850 17th St. - services for transgender and gender variant youth
The Family Link - guest house for families coming to visit loved ones who are ill
GSA Network trans and queer youth uniting for racial and gender justice
Health Initiatives for Youth - HIFY 1540 Market St. - multicultural HIV prevention and health education in schools
Larkin Street Youth Services - assists homeless, runaway & at-risk youth
LYRIC 127 Collingwood St. - youth leadership development

Maven - tech & multimedia for LGBTQ youth
Our Family Coalition - promotes equality and well-being for lgbtq families
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - PFLAG - 
moves equality forward
The Queens of the Castro - galvanizes youth to counter bullying, raises money for gay straight alliance
The SF LGBT Center 1800 Market St. - community center
Temenos Catholic Worker - ministry to homeless youth in Polk Street area

Whole Human Project - social/emotional and sexuality education for high school youth and their educators

 




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