"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.

This Month at Avatar

Next Avatar Public Monthly Program

CBT: Putting the Family Jewels to the test
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 8:30 PM

Join Avatar members Brian Dawson and Mike Van Horn for an in depth look at what you can safely do to yourself and others below the waist.

Brian Dawson

Widely considered a BDSM authority, Brian Dawson’s expertise is in demand by community groups nationwide.

He possesses the unique ability to convey nuances to those in both active and passive roles, helping them to understand that they share a single energy source, but draw from it in different ways.

Brian’s 30 years of experience in the BDSM Community has earned him numerous honors including International Mr. Drummer (1989), The Los Angeles Leather Coalition’s 2006 “Mentor of the Year” and “The Leatherman’s Heart Award” (2007).

Mike Van Horn

Mike Van Horn brings with him more than 30 yrs experience and 20 yrs of actively teaching BDSM. He enjoys sharing the skills & concepts he’s learned over the years so others can take them & find their own path in kink.

He has done programs for clubs & groups around the state, heads the hands-on classes for Avatar, and speaks on BDSM in college classes every semester. Mike has also received the Los Angeles Leather Coalitions “Mentor of the Year” award among other recognitions.


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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