Businesses

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Attorneys
Bookstores
Clothing and Shoes, Mens
Clothing and Shoes, Womens
Cosmetics
Electrology / Hair Removal
Hair Styling / Wigs
Massage Therapy
Packers / Prosthesis
Transformation Services

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Attorneys

Sandy Kasten
1309 Solano Ave.
Albany CA 94706
(510) 526-4822

Melinda Whiteway
143 Sacramento Ave.
Santa Cruz CA 95060
(408) 998-7261
MelindaMW@aol.com


Bookstores

A Different Light
489 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 431-0891
(800) 343-4002 (Books By Mail)
adl@adlbooks.com
http://www.adlbooks.com
Incredible selection of trans books and peridocials

Boadecia's Books
398 Colusa,
Kensington, CA
(510) 559-9184
Friendly bookstore with a diverse selection of texts. Very trans welcoming.

Good Vibrations
1210 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 974-8980
(415) 550-8495 Fax
E-mail: goodvibe@well.com
Website: http://www.goodvibes.com
Positive and friendly sexual goods store. Very understanding of trans issues. They also sell packers for FTMs. There book section includes texts such as "Body Alchemy" and "My Gender Workbook." Also, for those with an interest in BDSM goods, they do carry cuffs, collars, crops and floggers.

Good Vibrations
2504 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 841-8987
(510) 841-0172 Fax
E-mail: goodvibe@well.com
Website: http://www.goodvibes.com
Positive and friendly sexual goods store. Very understanding of trans issues. They also sell packers for FTMs. There book section includes texts such as "Body Alchemy" and "My Gender Workbook." Also, for those with an interest in BDSM goods, they do carry cuffs, collars, crops and floggers.


Clothing and Shows, Men

Casserd Shoes
310 Kearny St. (at Bush)
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 421-5690
www.citysearch.com/sfo/casserdshoes
Casserd's is a great store for guys with small feet (smaller than size 7). They stock a variety of dress and casual shoes at very affordable prices.

Ken and Company Menswear, 5'9" & Under
Valley Fair Shopping Center
2855 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite 2249
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 246-2177

The Short Shop
49 Kearny St.
San Francisco, CA 94108-5503
(415) 296-9744

Men's Ltd.
Country Club Center
3364 El Camino (near Watt)
Sacramento, CA 95821
(916) 489-9505
Manager: Steven Sloan


Clothing and Shoes, Women

B. R. Creations
P.O. Box 4201-T
Mountain View CA 94040
(415) 961-5354
Made to order corsets, waist cinchers, etc.

Carla's
195 Stockton Ave.
San Jose, CA 95126
(408)298-6900
Website: http://www.carlas.com
Carla's is a salon, boutique and membership club for the transgender community. It is a celebration of the feminine. The salon offers hair and wig styling, makeup application and lessons, manicures, nail care, waxing, tanning, and many other services. The boutique has clothing, lingerie, wigs, jewelry, and TV/TS specialty items. The club has food and beverages, parties, classes, hosts some meetings for local transgender groups, fantasy apparel, lockers, changing rooms, pool table and several other entertainments - refer to their web site for schedule.

Carousel Aviation
P.O. Box 8250
Red Bluff CA 96080 (916) 527-9303

Crossers
1490 Camden Ave
Campbell, CA
(408) 377-7555
Hours: 11am - 8pm Tues. thru Sun.
Crossers provides private off street parking. The store's entrance is at the rear of the building adjacent to the parking area. Crossers is a full service salon for the transgender community, offering Make up, wig styling and sales, shoes, jewelry, foundation garments, lingerie, panties, bras, slips, "Bodyline Curves" Silicon breasts enhancements, a large inventory of clothing in all sizes, and a private changing room. Also FREE "mail box" service if desired.

Foxy Lady Boutique
2644 Mission St.
San Francisco CA 94110
(415) 285-4980
Clothing, shoes to size 15, wigs, lingerie, and novelties.

Harper Greer
580 4th Street (btw Bryant and Brannan)
San Francisco, CA 94107
(800) 578-4066
Specializing in sizes 14-26.

Piedmont
Haight Ave
San Francisco, CA
Drag shop with great eyelashes, wigs, boas, shoes, costumes (can custom-tailor them too) and very friendly and knowing sales women.

Pierre Silber
2666 Homestead Road
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 261-8386
Women's shoes and boots

Rocsil's
1701 Telegraph St.
Berkeley, CA
(510) 832-1373
Large-size women's shoes.

Romantasy
2191 Market St.
San Francisco, CA
(415) 487-9909
http://www.romantasy.com/
Corsetry and other romantic lingerie. Also whips and restraints.

Stormy Leather
1158 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 626-1672
http://www.stormyleather.com
Leather and PVC attire, whips, and restraint devices.

The Top Drawer
1781 Church St.
San Francisco CA
(415) 695-0578

Third Hand Shop
1839 Divisdero St.
San Francisco CA
(415) 567-7332

Women's Health Boutique (formerly Joyce's Perfect Fit)
1115 S. B Street
San Mateo, CA 94401


Cosmetics

California Theatrical Supplies
132 Ninth Street, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 863-9236
Kryolan theatrical makeup, color matching. Ask for Misha!

Carla's
See Listing under Clothing and Shoes, Women.

Crossers
See Listing under Clothing and Shoes, Women.

Kryolan
132 Ninth Street
San Francisco, CA
(415) 863-9684
Large stock of proefessional and theratircal makeup, wigs, and fake mustaches and beards.


Electrology / Hair Removal

A Hair Less Electrology
1416 Everett St
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 865-5963
E-mail: ahairles@ahairless.com
Website: http://www.ahairless.com
Uses the most modern techniques and practices the most rigid sterilization techniques. Operator graduated from the world renown Jane Riddle Institute of Electrology. Member of the AEA & EAC. Transgender friendly/experienced. Quiet location assuring your strictest confidence.

Bare With Us
Evelyn Brum, R.E.
6449 Thornton Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 795-0500
Electrolysis and Permanent Cosmetics, Free Consultations. She's fast, her treatment is effective and leaves no scars, and her rates are reasonable ($45/hour). She is very nice to TGs!!

Darcy Electrology
Menlo Park, CA
(650) 324-9950 (Jo)
Offers the transgendered community permanent beard removal in a very caring setting.

European Electrolysis
Jette C. Selness, R.E.
2646 Appian Way, Suite 16
Pinole, CA 945764
(510) 222-7912
By Appointment Only
Registered Electrolgist. She is sensitive to and understanding of the needs of the Transgender community. She charges only $40.00 per hour and $25.00 per 1/2 hour. She has a very fine dentist who will give pain relief injections for the very sensitive areas, upper lip, etc.

Guy E. Campo, Thu-Minh Ngo, and Marilyn Campo
San Jose, CA
(408) 292-1558
wave1@flash.net
They offer all the latest in modern electrology. Co-located in a Dr's office, injections to help control pain are easily available. Specializing in the needs of TG people, genital electrology in preparation for genital surgery is available.

Kat's Whiskers
Electrolysis by Kathleen

Kathleen Robinson R.E.
450 Park St. #1000
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 521 -9236
Sensitive and understanding, especially to TG folks.

Judy Porat Electrology
3030 Ashby Avenue, Suite #104
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 540-8687
Judy@JPElectrology.com
www.JPElectrology.com
In practice since 1995 and trained at the Jane Riddle Institute of Electrology. Uses the blend method of electrolysis and gives complimentary consultations. Transgender friendly.

Victoria Studio
Sandy Robinette, RE
206 Tamalpais Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(415) 924-1457
Gender Friendly electrolysis and skin care.


Hair Styling / Wigs

Alternatives 2000 Wigs & Hair Systems
1469 Butte House Rd
Yuba City, California 95993
(Near Sacramento)
(916) 673-8004 (Toni Clark)
E-Mail: tonicc1@jps.net
Website: http://www.onthetop.com
Store hours Tues-Sat 11AM to 7 PM by appointment. Other hours can be arranged also.

Carla's
See Listing under Clothing and Shoes, Women.

Continental Wigs

1121 Fourth St
San Rafael CA 94901
(415) 454-0101

Crossers
See Listing under Clothing and Shoes, Women.

Foxy Lady Boutique

See Listing under Clothing and Shoes, Women.

Glama-Rama

Deena Davenport
417 South Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-GLAM (4526)
MTF and FTM friendly hairstyling.

Kryolan
See Listing under Cosmetics.

Piedmont

See Listing under Clothing and Shoes, Women.

Studio International
2100 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 626-5583
Fax: (415) 621-8402
E-mail: hccc52b@prodigy.com
Wigs, hairpieces, and additions. By appointment only. Private fitting room, very nice service. Ask for Michael.

The Wig Factory
3143 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
Between Cesar Chavez and Army for some
Helpful staff and decent prices.


Massage Therapy

Isabella Radsma, CMT
(510) 549-1720
Swedish / Escalen, neuromuscular therapy, sports massage, deep tissue, acupressure, and Shiatsu.

Jane A. Robinson, Ph. D.
890 Dwight Crescent
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 705-8818
Advanced structural bodywork. By appointment only.


Packers / Prosthesis

Auto-Erotica
4077 18th Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA
(415) 861-5787
Primarily sells sexual goods, but dan provide packers. Known to be FTM-friendly.

Good Vibrations
See listings under Books

Shepard's Intimate Apparel
22646 Main St.
Hayward, CA
(510) 582-7923
Breast prothesis in all sizes.


Transformation Services

Carol's Private School for Girls
Folsom St. near 9th Street
San Francisco, CA
(415) 864-7168
Carol (an attractive and mature English woman) has provided personal services to crossdressers and others in the gender community for over 20 years. Schedule a private and discreet make-up session in a safe environment among friends. Let her help you identify your sizes, colors, and resolve other beginner and advanced crossdresser issues in a private one-on-one setting. Carol can help you become more feminine, to walk and talk like a woman, or she can provide shopping assistance. Many CD's decide to venture out dressed but are fearful of going alone. Carol can accompany you for pizza or to the St. Francis--or just to an area museum or the nail salon--for real world training in living as a woman, or for just plain girl talk. Other fantasy crossdressing services are also available. Your deportment must be tasteful and lady like and a phone interview is required prior to acceptance. Call for details.

Serakira's Transformations for Ladies
Mission District
San Francisco, CA
(415) 641-5760
Personal Services for Crossdressers. Private and Discreet Consultations. Fantasy and Reality Scenarios. Complete Makeovers with: wig, make-up, eyelashes, nails, clothing, jewelry, shoes, undergarments all provided in a comfortable environment. Serakira can be a companion girlfriend for a public dinner date, dancing, club hopping or drinks with the girls. Experience your feminine self in my private room and explore the feminine world. Call for details and a private phone interview.

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