Palm Springs, California

Local Charities
  • Palm Springs Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to "...expiating stigmatic guilt and spreading universal joy.." The funds that they generate are distributed to local non-profit organizations.
  • Desert AIDS Project provides medical care and comprehensive support services to people living with HIV/AIDS in the desert community. Free, anonymous HIV testing is available, as well as counseling, home health services, legal assistance, and assistance with housing, medications, food, re-employment, and more. Prevention and education outreach is available to any group.
  • AAP provides meals to members of the community with low incomes and suffering with HIV/AIDS.
  • The Center -The mission of The Center is to enrich the lives of the LGBT community.  A thriving, community-based organization, the Center provides a safe and supportive environment for members to enjoy health, wellness, educational and social programs, where people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome.  The Center advances our mission through senior programming, a clinical counseling and internship program, a weekly food bank, extensive social and recreational offerings, a free community cyber center, a growing volunteer program and periodic special events in the community.
  • The Ranch is dedicated to helping men and women begin their recovery from the devastating and far-reaching effects of alcoholism and drug dependency.
  • Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter is a non-profit community organization dedicated to preserving the dignity, life, health and well being of all animals.
Online Leather Resources
  • The Leather Archives and Museum - A vital institution for the future of the Leather Communities of the world. In the collections, libraries and archives housed by the LA&M, generations of leather men and women will find the stories, artifacts and information of their forebears. They will be allowed to build on, rather than reinvent, the traditions and truths of those who lived leather/SM/fetish lives before their own.
  • LeatherViews / Jack Rinella's Home Page - Jack's newsletter contains information about Leather Life, Mastery, slavery, and relationships
  • - a website for and about the Leather Community
  • The Leather Journal - the web version of the printed monthly magazine
  • The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom is committed to creating a political, legal and social environment in the US that advances equal rights for consenting adults who engage in alternative sexual and relationship expressions.  The NCSF aims to advance the rights of, and advocate for consenting adults in the BDSM-Leather-Fetish, Swing, and Polyamory Communities.
  • John Pendal - International Mr Leather 2003 - John Pendahl's huge list of links for all things Leather in the UK, Europe, Canada and the US.
  • The BDSM Events Page
  • John Pendal - International Mr. Leather 2003, Honary Member of PSLOD
  • Don Hartenfeld - Honorary Member of PSLOD
  • Lenny Broberg - Honorary Member of PSLOD
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