positive force logo Positive Force is the go-to place for poz guys who live, work, or play in San Francisco and who are looking for a community of poz men and non-poz allies. We emphasize service—working hard to meet the individual needs of all guys who come through our doors. Whether you want to meet new friends, learn about living with HIV, or address personal challenges you are having with staying healthy with HIV, we are the place for you.

See below for a list of all our events & activities, or start by meeting some of our guys...

Upcoming Events

Each month Positive Force hosts both fun and educational events that offer you a chance to meet other poz guys, grow your social network, and learn how to live your healthiest life with HIV. Check out what's coming up, and let us know if you'd like to attend. If you have any questions about our events, contact the Positive Force team at pforce@sfaf.org.

  • PLUS (Positive Living for Us Seminar) -- next seminar April 26-27
    A weekend seminar offering support and information for guys new to dealing with HIV, and their allies. Combining education, support, and community building, PLUS aims to help all people affected by HIV to become champions of positive living. Contact the Positive Force team or read more.
  • 1-on-1 with Positive Force
    Our peer-based counseling program helps you find strategies for better HIV health and wellness. Not sure where to start? Don’t know if you’re ready to deal with HIV and everything that comes with it? We’ve got your back! We’ll walk you through the steps at a pace that’s comfortable for you. We don’t judge, so come as you are. Contact the Positive Force team to find out more.
  • Urban Adventures
    Living with HIV starts with, well, living. That means having fun, making friends, and keeping you connected with poz guys in San Francisco gay, bisexual, and trans men’s communities. Once a month, we get together for some fun and frolic, and invite guys to join us for bowling, drag demos, BBQs in the park, speed dating, and more. Contact the Positive Force team to find out more.
  • The Dr is In
    Have you ever wanted more time with your doctor? What if you could ask other poz guys about their take on a health concern or how they deal with personal issues like status disclosure? The Doctor Is In offers twice-monthly opportunities to ask for guidance from HIV specialist Dr. Joanna Eveland of Mission Neighborhood Health Center, the Positive Force co-facilitator, and members of your community. Contact the Positive Force team to find out more.
  • Stay Current
    Hosted four times a year, experts present on the depth and breadth of a single HIV research topic. Speakers incorporate both cutting-edge science and audience questions and answers to ensure that you get the most from the discussion. Contact the Positive Force team to find out more.