Golden Rule Services

"Treat others the way you want to be treated, but even better!" 

Golden Rule Services provides a wide range of intervention, support and outreach discussion groups and workshops.

Entre Hombres


Entre Hombres is a culturally appropriate, group-level HIV risk reduction intervention that decreases HIV and STD risk behaviors and increased health promotion behaviors among Latino/Hispanic men who love men ages 18 to 44.  Entre Hombres helps participants better understand the social and behavioral factors that put them at increased risk for HIV and other STDs including machismo, homophobia, family loyalty, sexual silence, poverty and racism.  Participants receive gift certificates, food and refreshments, raffle prizes, access to free rapid HIV testing, STD screening, latex or polyurethane condoms and lubricants. Contact: Clarmundo Sullivan for more information (916) 427-4653


Kalifa-Gabby Project


The Kalifa-Gabby Project is an HIV and STD education and prevention project targeting local women who love women of color. Kalifa-Gabby provides participants with multi-session, group-level HIV/STD intervention and a variety of social events to promote community building, ethnic and gender pride, and facilitates community involvement and activism. These activities have been proven to reduce low self-esteem, social stigma and social isolation experienced by women who love women.  Contact: Clarmundo Sullivan for more information (916) 427-4653


Lambda Lounge


Lambda Lounge is a weekly drop-in support group for young men who love men of color ages 18-25. During each session, participants are provided a safe space which to discuss a variety of topics that  are important to them. Participants are able to attend the weekly meetings where they are able to obtain HIV/STD risk reduction materials, obtain rapid HIV testing and STD screening. Participants may also receive free movie passes, gift certificates and more. We also do OUT-side events such as Sports, Paint-Balling, and Mixers. Contact: Clarmundo Sullivan for more information (916) 427-4653

The Magdala Project


The Magdala Project is a multi-session group level HIV/STD risk reduction program designed to reduce HIV/STD sexually high-risk behavior among transgender people ages 18-50. In these workshops we will discuss various social, economic, cultural oppressive factors that lead to social isolation and low self-esteem. With a focus on community-building, gender expression acceptance and pride, and teaching self-care, self-esteem, and self-love. Participants will receive free HIV/STD/Hep C testing and screenings, in addition to harm-reduction materials, latex or polyurethane condoms, lubes and other completion incentives. Contact: Clarmundo Sullivan for more information (916) 427-4653


Many Men, Many Voices


Many Men, Many Voices (3MV) is a small, group-level behavioral intervention that decreases HIV and STD risk behaviors and increases health promotion behaviors (e.g., HIV testing, STD screening) among African American men who love men.  3MV helps participants better understand the social and behavioral factors that put them at increased risk for HIV and other STDs.  Participants receive gift certificates, food and refreshments, raffle prizes, access to free rapid HIV testing, STD screening, latex or polyurethane condoms and lubricants, and an invitation to our “Men’s Night Out Graduation Party.” Contact: Clarmundo Sullivan for more information (916) 427-4653


Men's Soul Food Project


The Men's Soul Food Project is a peer-led, multi-session, group-level HIV risk reduction intervention targeting HIV-negative African American men who love men ages 21 and older. In this two session workshop series participants discuss social, cultural, spiritual, and behavioral issues that put African American men who love men at increased risk for HIV and STD infection. Participants receive gift certificates, food and refreshments, raffle prizes, access to rapid HIV testing and latex or polyurethane condoms, and an invitation to our "Men's Night Out Graduation Party." Contact: Clarmundo Sullivan for more information (916) 427-4653