Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex & 2-Spirit

Men's Resources

for the East Bay (Contra Costa & Alameda Counties) and the San Francisco Bay Area.

EAST BAY MENS RESOURCES

  • Rainbow Community Center 
    3024 Willow Pass Rd., Ste. 200,
    Concord, CA 9451
    Phone:  925/692-0090
    Website:  www.rainbowcc.org
    Email:  rcc@rainbowcc.org
    MANtalk (discussion group & potluck); Men’s Multicultural Group (discussion group & potluck); Men’s Social Group (plans outings & dinner after); Married/Once Married/Gay/Bisexual Men’s Support Group.
  • DISCOVERY Community, Inc.
    2215R Market St, PMB 282
    SF, CA 94114
    415/419-3559
    www.discovery-community.org/
    An all volunteer organization whose mission is to provide gay and bisexual men ongoing opportunities for social connection, personal growth, and community development.  The organization is committed to being inclusive, and thus strives to keep events affordable to men from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • HUSBANDS OUT TO THEIR WIVES
    Contact Ken at svnupsf@gmail.com for more info.
    Husbands Out to their Wives (HOW) Is a support group for married Gay or Bisexual men who either have or intend to come out to their wives.  The only requirement is that a husband has made a  commitment to themselves that it is necessary both for their personal well-being and absolute honesty with their wives to come out as a Gay or Bisexual man.  
  • GAY FUTURE DADS
    Call Lee Tierney at 510-337-1533 for info.
    Gay Future Dads (GFD) is a social group for gay men interested in  parenting. GFD consists primarily of single men, as well as couples, considering having children or who already have children. GFD meets every other month at members’ homes in a casual atmosphere to share information and socialize.
  • THE BILLYS
    707-462-0766
    http://www.billyclub.org 
    The mission of the The Billys is to foster community, intimacy and personal exploration among gay, bi and queer men through shared values and heart-centered brotherhood.   The Billys have many events during the year including a number of gatherings in rural settings in Northern California as well as pot lucks and heart circles in San Francisco, Sonoma County and the East Bay.  
  • EAST BAY FRONT RUNNERS AND WALKERS
    www.eastbayfrontrunners.org
    THE EAST BAY FRONT RUNNERS AND WALKERS is a group of lesbians, gay men (LGBTIQ) and friends who run in thrillingly scenic locations on the East Bay side of the San Francisco Bay every Saturday morning @ 9 am followed by brunch.
  • FIRST FRIDAYS
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eastbayguys
    If you would like to receive a reminder of the “First Friday” social gatherings for gay men in the East Bay, plus an occasional reminder of other events in the East Bay that build community among gay men here, go to the following Yahoo group site and join up (this is a moderated group-your email address is hidden and the list is used for no other purpose)  FYI, this is a separate group from East Bay Gay Guys Parties and they have completely separate email lists.
  • EAST BAY NETWORK
    http://www.eastbaynetwork.org 
    East Bay Network (EBN) is an active organization dedicated to providing a social environment, activities and information for the adult gay, lesbian, bisexual community of the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. EBN has over 160 members which includes singles and couples of all ages and ethnicities. With over 100 scheduled events each year, we provide many opportunities for members to interact socially with one another. We also co-sponsor and participate in events with other social groups throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Some of our annual social events include: Summer pool parties, Year-round potlucks and picnics,Game nights,             Weekend camping trips, House boating, White-water rafting, Local theater, arts and museums, and International travel adventures.  EBN events are open to members and non-members.
  • The Lighthouse Community Center
    1217 A Street,
    Hayward, CA 94541
    Phone:  510/881-8167
    Website: www.lgbtlighthouse.com
    Email: haywardlcc@yahoo.com
    Men’s Support Group.
  • Pacific Center for Human Growth  
    2712 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 Phone:  510/548-8283 Website:  www.pacificcenter.org Email:  info@pacificcenter.org

SF BAY AREA MENS RESOURCES

  • Drop-in Center for the Trans Community
    415/409.4101;
    transthrive.org
    TRANS: THRIVE is a drop-in center by and for the trans community. Our mission is to foster a healthy trans community, empowered by the leadership of its peers.
    T-LISH (Transgender Ladies Initiating Sisterhood)is a trans youth program of TRANS: THRIVE primarily focused on young transgender women of color ages 14-24, but we have events for all trans youth to attend, including transmen and genderqueer youth. Check out our MySpace page for the latest, or see the T-LISH calendar. Services include groups, workshops, events, counseling, computers, showers, clothes & community.
  • Billy DeFrank Lesbian and Gay Community Center
    408.293.2429
    www.defrank.org
    Provides community, leadership, advocacy, support and services to the Silicon Valley LGBT community and their allies. Programs include social activities, youth leadership development, nutritious lunches for seniors, support groups, individual counseling and HIV testing.
  • The Community Initiative
    253-R Market Street,
    San Francisco, CA 94114
    415.820.9606
    www.thecommunityinitiative.org
    info@thecommunityinitiative.org
    A socially activist organization of San Francisco queer men bringing the many different communities of gay men together through activism, ongoing activities and events.
  • The Diversity Center
    Santa Cruz, CA
    831.425.5422;
    www.diversitycenter.org
    Offers a drop-in safe space, peer groups, potlucks, job and housing referrals, business and resource information, a lending library and more.
  • KidSpace at the Center
    415.865.5555
    www.sfcenter.org/kidspace.php
    KidSpace is the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center’s free, high-quality drop-in childcare service. In addition to childcare on evenings and weekends, KidSpace brings fun and educational programming to the bay area’s LGBT families.
  • Positive Images
    707.568.5830;
    www.posimages.org
    Provides advocacy, support and information to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning youth and young adults age 12 to 25. Its mission is to nurture a positive self image and foster clear understanding of diversity in sexual and gender identity.
  • The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Community Center
    415.865.5555;
    www.sfcenter.org
    Home to a dynamic range of organizations and activities that support the needs of LGBT individuals of every race, gender, age, sexuality and socioeconomic status.
  • The Spectrum Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns
    415.457.1115;
    www.spectrumlgbtcenter.org
    Strengthens, mobilizes and serves LGBT and questioning people in Marin and Sonoma counties; promotes acceptance, understanding and full inclusion.
  • TransGender San Francisco
    415.839.9448;
    www.tgsf.org
    Provides a safe setting and support services for transgender people and educational materials for the transgender community and the general public.


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