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.

Hot Links

Okay, there's lots of information out there. How do you find up-to-date information about men, sex, health and life? Check out our Hot Links. And if you know of a hot site that should be on our list, shoot us an email at

Magnet Favorites

  • – The annual Oscar Night Gala in San Francisco, benefiting Bay Area HIV AIDS organizations.
  • – Classified ads, personals, jobs, housing, discussion forums, events, community.
  • Cruisin' the Castro – The "original" tour since 1989. Gay history from 1849 to present.
  • Folsom Street Events – Producers of the Folsom Street Fair, Up Your Alley, and Magnitude, benefiting local HIV organizations.
  • – Your guide to nonprofits, community, arts and athletic groups benefitting SF's LGBT Community.
  • – Multicultural male images by local photographer BIRON.
  • – San Francisco's only non profit and first ever all Queer Dance Studio run by and for Queer Folk-Queer Ballroom home of the Queer Jitterbugs.
  • – Info on San Francisco's leather and kink scene.
  • San Francisco Pride – For what's going on at San Francisco's Pride festivities.
  • San Francisco AIDS Foundation – One of the oldest and largest community-based AIDS service organizations in the United States, and the parent organization of Magnet.
  • – San Francisco weekly magazine with dining, entertainment, and community news.
  • The Stonewall Project – A harm reduction counseling program for queer men who have questions about speed, want information about speed, or want help dealing with speed.
  • Sundance Saloon – San Francisco's premiere place for two stepping and line dancing.
  • – Tweaking tips for party boys.

Fun & Games

Warning: some of these sites are NSFW

  • Blow Buddies – Check out what's going on at one of SFs favorite sex parties.
  • Eros – Your friendly neighborhood sex club in the Castro.
  • Lavender Lounge – Drag, comedy and porn – what every queer boy needs!
  • – Sex when and where you want it.
  • Manhunt – Go on the hunt for that man.
  • BarebackRT – The world's largest all bareback hookup site.
  • Recon – Leather, fetish, and bear dating site.
  • Bear411 – 100% Bear profiles.
  • DaddyHunt – The largest site for daddies, bears, and admirers.
  • – The Interactive Male chat line is the fastest, easiest, hottest connection in your city.
  • – World's largest collection of gay advertising.
  • – Online dating and hook up site.

Gay Men's Health

  • – Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP). Free Medicare assistance for people with Medicare or eligible for Medicare due to a disability.
  • – Gaylesta is a non-profit organization of LGBTQ psychotherapists in the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide free and confidential referrals to callers within 24 hours.
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association – Gay and gay-friendly referral info.
  • Gay Couples Study – An ongoing study about gay couples and their relationships.
  • – Empowering gay Asia.
  • – Society for Human Sexuality, includes a city guide for San Francisco's diverse sexual landscape.
  • – Expert info on HIV, check out the Comprehensive Site Map to get you started.
  • – Ecards meet STDs. Tell someone they should get tested, or find out where to get tested and treated. In five cities, two states, and Romania.
  • – Blog about HIV and gay men's sexual health.
  • – Free help, advice and information on treatment centers.
  • – Brendan Neff-Hall, MA – Brendan is a therapist that specializes in love and relationships.