Listing of social groups and events for Bay Area bi folks.
http://www.bifriendly.orgBilly DeFrank Center
Silicon Valley LGBT Community Center
Community United Against Violence (CUAV)
Works to end violence against and within GLBT communities. 24-hour multilingual support line, free counseling, legal advocacy, and emergency assistance
Information, referrals, and support. Operates the National LGBT Health Education Center.
Network and information group for female-to-male trans folk and transmen.
GLBT National Youth Talkline
Provides peer support, health, and sexuality information for queer youth, 25 and under.
Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30pm – Midnight
GLBTQ Youth Listening Line
Staffed by peer counselors, information, support, referrals for GLBTQ youth (under 23 only)
Hours: Mon-Fri 4 pm-10 pm Eastern
(800) 399-PEER (English and Spanish)
GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Queer and Questioning Teens by Kelly Huegel, published by Free Spirit Publishing [Buy]
Gay Lesbian International Therapist Search Engine
Find professional counselors who are sensitive to gay and lesbian issues. Not all the therapists are themselves gay or lesbian.
GLBT National Hotline
The GLNH is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization. They provide telephone info, email info, referrals, & peer counseling for the GLBT communities. They have over 18,000 listings for the entire US, including groups, organizations, business, bars, doctors, lawyers, therapists, etc.
Intersex Society of North America
ISNA is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female. They urge physicians to use a model of care that is patient-centered, rather than concealment-centered.
Activities, tutoring, recreation, health and sex ed for GLBTQ youth
127 Collingwood St., SF (btwn 18th and 19th)
LYRIC Queer Youth Talk Line
A talk line for young people, 23 or under. Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning. Sponsored by LYRIC.
Hours: Mon-Sat 6:30-9 pm. Also offers 24-hour recorded info for queer youth.
Legal advocacy for GLBT folk and those living with HIV
An online community offering support and resources for everyone under the transgender umbrella. Includes resources aimed at teens as well as adults and offers online support for people in crisis.
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
Legal resource center for lesbians and their families.
870 Market Street. Suite 370 SF
PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
see also http://pflag.org
(415) 921-8850 (San Francisco)
(202) 467-8181 (National)
Community center for sexual minorities based in Berkeley, CA. Social activities. Drop-in and closed support groups for bi, gay, lesbian, transgender, youth & questioning. AIDS education, testing & counseling.
A calendar of queer things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area
The Center, San Francisco
1800 Market St., San Francisco
Group for transgender persons, cross-dressers, transsexuals, and their partners. Has referrals database of trans-friendly providers. Although many people in the intersex community believe that transgender is an entirely separate category from intersex, TGSF provides community, support, and education for transgender persons and their partners, and explicitly include intersexed people in their organization. Monthly meetings last Thursday of month in San Francisco, CA, and occasional educational programs on Wednesday evenings.
Hours: 24-hr announcement/message. 7-10PM Mon-Fri to speak to a volunteer
24 hour suicide and crisis Hotline for Queer and Questioning Youth