"Providing leadership in education, health and safety by facilitating strategic collaborations and developing outreach programs to allow individuals to explore alternative expressions of sexuality in a safe environment." -- Since 1983.

Avatar Club Los Angeles

Welcome to Avatar Club Los Angeles!

Avatar is a private non-profit educational and social club established in 1983 for gay men and all members of the Leather Community with an interest in BDSM.

We teach safe, sane and consensual BDSM techniques to anyone interested in learning.

Next Avatar Public Monthly Program

BDSM First Aid and Safety
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @ 8:30 PM

An actual Registered Nurse and respected member of the leather community will speak on general First Aid procedures for situations that can unfortunately occasionally arise during various kinds of BDSM play, and also how to do these things safely and avoid the need for First Aid in the first place.

Join us and learn more about how to be prepared when something unexpected happens!

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Next Avatar Special Bar Event

Saturday, February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Location: Eagle LA (Map)

An event so Twisted it can only happen once every 4 years!

Avatar hosts a night at the Eagle LA that you'll never forget! Live Twisted BDSM demos will include body stapling, a drag queen flogging a leather guy, fire play and much more!

Audience participation encouraged, live out your wildest Twisted fantasies! Join Avatar for the most Twisted Leap Year day ever!

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Next Avatar Special Event

Harder Avatar Play Party
Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 9:00 PM
Location: Sanctuary LAX (Map)

The official launch party of Los Angeles Leather Pride 2020!

Come and join the men of Avatar Los Angeles in the hottest play party of the year! Live out your fantasies in a safe environment!

Demos will include floggings, whippings and fisting, just to name a few, just to watch or get you in the mood to do it with someone else! Also, infamous "black room" where anything goes!

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Next Avatar Community Forum

Panel Discussion: Leather Across Generations
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
Location: Sibling Studio (Map)

Panel discussion moderated by Jamila Dawson, LMFT, and Dr. Ralph Bruneau, President of Avatar. Event co-sponsored by Avatar LA and Cruise LA. Discussing the differences in the leather and BDSM worlds, to welcome and elevate the voices of the leatherfolks who will be carrying the torch going forward and to answer questions or curiosities the younger folks might have about what the elders in the leather community know and how the scene came to evolve thus far, as well as the elders asking those newer to the scene how they might better welcome and make space for those coming up.

This is a special event taking place at Sibling Studio in Los Angeles. There will be NO monthly Avatar event at the MCC in North Hollywood in March.

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Avatar Public Monthly Programs

Unless noted otherwise, our public monthly programs are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month (except in November and December), at 8:30 pm, at MCC in the Valley.

MCC in the Valley is located at:
5730 Cahuenga Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

The programs are open to the public, 18 and over.

Requested donation $5, nobody is turned away for lack of funds.

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