Magnet has moved!

Find us at Strut, 470 Castro St.

You’ll still get the best sexual health services for gay, bi and queer men in the Bay Area. More appointments for more people, more cultural and social events, and more men, sex, health, life.

Check Your Dipstick

Magnet provides sexual health services including free STD & HIV testing and hepatitis vaccinations for gay, bi and trans men. Services are first come, first served on a drop-in basis. Phone appointments are not taken; however, online appointments are available for existing customers.

Due to high demand for our services, appointment slots can fill quickly so we recommend arriving early in the day to schedule your appointment.

Sexual Health Services Menu

  • Testing and treatment for syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea
  • Confidential rapid HIV antibody testing
  • Hepatitis A & B vaccinations

We do not test for herpes or HPV (genital warts).

Results and Treatment

If any of your STD tests come back positive, you will be contacted and asked to come back for treatment. Results are available 7 business days after your visit. Please do not come back for results before this waiting period. Individuals with negative test results are not contacted. Results for rapid HIV testing are given the same day.

For services while we are closed: