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WHO WE ARE – Founded in 1986, the West Hollywood Cheerleaders is a community-based nonprofit organization comprised of a diverse and colorful group of LGBTQI and LGBT-allied volunteers dedicated to addressing social stereotypes, promoting self-acceptance and ending the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS. During its nearly 30-year history, its membership has included a diverse array of individuals across a broad gender, race, religious and sexual orientation spectrum.

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As the official ‘Ambassadors of Goodwill and Friendship’ of the City of West Hollywood, WeHo Cheer has been awarded numerous honors since its inception, including most recently, the 2014 Paul Starke Warrior Award for community service.

WeHo Cheer believes in creating a world without prejudice and judgment — one that’s built on the principle of love, kindness, understanding and authentic, inner beauty. Its mission has strengthened its role in the community as it continues the fight against HIV/AIDS through education, esteem and empowerment.

Stand OUT. Stand UP. And proudly stand FOR community, acceptance, tolerance, inclusion and the end of HIV stigma with the legendary, award-winning West Hollywood Cheerleaders.

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WHO WE ARE – Founded in 1986, the West Hollywood Cheerleaders is a community-based nonprofit organization comprised of a diverse and colorful group of LGBTQI and LGBT-allied volunteers dedicated to addressing social stereotypes, promoting self-acceptance and ending the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS. During its nearly 30-year history, its membership has included a diverse array of individuals across a broad gender, race, religious and sexual orientation spectrum.

As the official ‘Ambassadors of Goodwill and Friendship’ of the City of West Hollywood, WeHo Cheer has been awarded numerous honors since its inception, including most recently, the 2014 Paul Starke Warrior Award for community service.

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WeHo Cheer believes in creating a world without prejudice and judgment — one that’s built on the principle of love, kindness, understanding and authentic, inner beauty. Its mission has strengthened its role in the community as it continues the fight against HIV/AIDS through education, esteem and empowerment.

Stand OUT. Stand UP. And proudly stand FOR community, acceptance, tolerance, inclusion and the end of HIV stigma with the legendary, award-winning West Hollywood Cheerleaders.

Cheer For Life And Love Fund

WeHo (West Hollywood) Cheer is committed to making a positive difference in our community by providing grants, HIV and safe-sex educational materials; and empowerment and self-esteem seminars to higher, at-risk populations.

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We offer direct funding to organizations that provide educational programs and services to people facing a myriad of HIV/AIDS-related issues.  WeHo Cheer offers support through its ‘CHEER FOR LIFE And LOVE’ FUND.  When you see our ‘spirit buckets’ at parades and fundraising events, please give generously to help WeHo Cheer and the organizations it supports continue to provide HIV/AIDS services in the LGBTQI community. Be a part of change. Be a part of discovering your inner beauty. Be a part of our movement. And be a part of ending HIV stigma.

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Cheer For Life And Love Fund

WeHo (West Hollywood) Cheer is committed to making a positive difference in our community by providing grants, HIV and safe-sex educational materials; and empowerment and self-esteem seminars to higher, at-risk populations. We offer direct funding to organizations that provide educational programs and services to people facing a myriad of HIV/AIDS-related issues.  WeHo Cheer offers support through its ‘CHEER FOR LIFE And LOVE’ FUND.  When you see our ‘spirit buckets’ at parades and fundraising events, please give generously to help WeHo Cheer and the organizations it supports continue to provide HIV/AIDS services in the LGBTQI community. Be a part of change. Be a part of discovering your inner beauty. Be a part of our movement. And be a part of ending HIV stigma.

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BEING ALIVE And
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is a nonprofit membership organization focusing on the mental health and wellness of people living with HIV and AIDS.  Our services to our members include a variety of free programs, such as; comprehensive emotional support, treatment education, prevention, advocacy, wellness and social services. Our mental health program, Antioch Alive, is the only of it’s kind anywhere throughout the world. Offering extensively trained psychotherapy counselors in HIV.

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THE LIFE GROUP LA And
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is a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being.

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L.A. LGBT CENTER / LIFE CYCLE And
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is co-produced by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center and is designed to advance their shared interests to end the pandemic and human suffering caused by AIDS.

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AID FOR AIDS And
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is a vertically integrated non-profit resulting from the 2009 merger of longstanding service providers Aid for AIDS (AFA) and The Serra Project, which provide essential housing and emergency assistance programs to low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Los Angeles County.

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AIDS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM And
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is a non-profit volunteer-driven organization with the goal of providing support to low-income men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS in the Greater Palm Springs Area.

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CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD And
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Thirty years ago, in 1984, Cityhood was proposed by an unlikely coalition of LGBT activists, seniors, and renters — these groups came together to form a City like no other with progressive policies and strong tenants’ rights protections. Through tireless determination, the City of West Hollywood was officially incorporated as an independent City on November 29, 1984. 

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APLA And
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In 1982, as a panicked community faced a deadly new disease, a group of four friends attended an emergency meeting, determined to help. They raised $7,000 at a Christmas benefit — the seed money to launch AIDS Project Los Angeles, which began with five clients. Today, we serve more than 11,000 with first-rate HIV/AIDS care and prevention programs and fight for smart, effective HIV-related public policy.

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AIDS WALK LOS ANGELES And
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In its 31 years, AIDS Walk Los Angeles has drawn hundreds of thousands of supporters to walk, and millions more to donate, raising more than $79 million to combat HIV and AIDS. The funds raised at the event remain a vital lifeline that sustains APLA’s prevention, care, and advocacy programs for the thousands of men, women, and families affected by the disease in Los Angeles County. 

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a non-profit organization within the Greater Los Angeles area, is committed to the goals of human rights, education, outreach and better understanding within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, as well as the broader community. CSW was formed in 1970 producing the first Pride Parade in the world celebrating the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion in New York City. CSW was incorporated in 1976.

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(includes grants and in-kind support)

BEING ALIVE And is a nonprofit membership organization focusing on the mental health and wellness of people living with HIV and AIDS. Our services to our members include a variety of free programs, such as; comprehensive emotional support, treatment education, prevention, advocacy, wellness and social services. Our mental health program, Antioch Alive, is the only of it’s kind anywhere throughout the world. Offering extensively trained psychotherapy counselors in HIV. VISIT SITE

THE LIFE GROUP LA And is a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being.
VISIT SITE

LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER / AIDS LIFE CYCLE And is co-produced by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center and is designed to advance their shared interests to end the pandemic and human suffering caused by AIDS.
VISIT SITE

AID FOR AIDS / ALLIANCE FOR HOUSING AND HEALING And is a vertically integrated non-profit resulting from the 2009 merger of longstanding service providers Aid for AIDS (AFA) and The Serra Project, which provide essential housing and emergency assistance programs to low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Los Angeles County. VISIT SITE

AIDS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM And is a non-profit volunteer-driven organization with the goal of providing support to low-income men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS in the Greater Palm Springs Area. VISIT SITE

CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD And Thirty years ago, in 1984, Cityhood was proposed by an unlikely coalition of LGBT activists, seniors, and renters — these groups came together to form a City like no other with progressive policies and strong tenants’ rights protections. Through tireless determination, the City of West Hollywood was officially incorporated as an independent City on November 29, 1984. VISIT SITE

APLA And In 1982, as a panicked community faced a deadly new disease, a group of four friends attended an emergency meeting, determined to help. They raised $7,000 at a Christmas benefit — the seed money to launch AIDS Project Los Angeles, which began with five clients. Today, we serve more than 11,000 with first-rate HIV/AIDS care and prevention programs and fight for smart, effective HIV-related public policy.
VISIT SITE

AIDS WALK LOS ANGELES And In its 31 years, AIDS Walk Los Angeles has drawn hundreds of thousands of supporters to walk, and millions more to donate, raising more than $79 million to combat HIV and AIDS. The funds raised at the event remain a vital lifeline that sustains APLA’s prevention, care, and advocacy programs for the thousands of men, women, and families affected by the disease in Los Angeles County.VISIT SITE

CHRISTOPHER STREET WEST ASSOCIATION, INC. And a non-profit organization within the Greater Los Angeles area, is committed to the goals of human rights, education, outreach and better understanding within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, as well as the broader community. CSW was formed in 1970 producing the first Pride Parade in the world celebrating the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion in New York City. CSW was incorporated in 1976. VISIT SITE

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HUSTLER HOLLYWOOD proudly sponsors the West Hollywood Cheerleaders and believes that together, we can make a positive impact on the community.  The passion and love exuding from the West Hollywood Cheerleaders is infectious, so to stand with them while they fight to make a change is an honor. HUSTLER HOLLYWOOD has a mission to rid the world of stereotypes and stigmas, including those that come with HIV. VISIT SITE

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The Andrew Christian Flagship Boutique of WeHo is all about expression! That’s why we love the WeHo Cheerleaders! We love how much they do for our community and are proud to be a sponsor of such a great group! VISIT SITE

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Ivy Rockafella

Captain; All-Stars

 

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Helen Back

Captain; Varsity

 

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Cherry Munster

Co-Captain; All-Stars

 

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Wanda Jaksemoff

Co-Captain; Varsity

 

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Serena Vanderbottom

Cheerleader; All-Stars

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Dew Mi Moore

Cheerleader; All-Stars

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Lana Rabbit

Cheerleader; All-Stars

 

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Nicotina Cravings

Cheerleader; Varsity

 

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Patty Cakes

Cheerleader; Varsity

 

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Paris Does Hollywood

Cheerleader; Varsity

 

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Tira Misu

Cheerleader; Varsity

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Talulla Corset

Cheerleader; Alumni
In Loving Memory
1977-2015

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Dixie Normous

Alumni; Varsity

 

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Ida Slapedher

Alumni; Varsity

 

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Celina Aurora Madrid

Alumni; Varsity

 

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Scarlett Fever

Alumni; Varsity

 

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Annelle Ingus

Alumni; Varsity

 

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Dee Lish

Alumni; Varsity

 

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Sissy Pantz

Alumni; Varsity

 

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VARSITY CO-CAPTAIN

Wanda Jaksemoff

VARSITY CAPTAIN

Helen Back

ALL-STARS CAPTAIN

Ivy Rockafella

ALL-STARS CO-CAPTAIN

Cherry Munster

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CHEERLEADER
Paris Does Hollywood

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CHEERLEADER
Patty Cakes

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CHEERLEADER
Nicotina Cravings

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CHEERLEADER
Serena Vanderbottom

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CHEERLEADER
Dew Mi Moore

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CHEERLEADER
Lana Rabbit

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CHEERLEADER
Tira Misu

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CHEERLEADER
Celina Aurora Madrid

ALUMNI

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CHEERLEADER
Scarlett Fever

ALUMNI

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CHEERLEADER
Dixie Normous

ALUMNI

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CHEERLEADER
Ida Slapedher

ALUMNI

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CHEERLEADER
Talulla Corsett

ALUMNI

1977-2015

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CHEERLEADER
Annelle Ingus

ALUMNI

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CHEERLEADER
Dee Lish

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CHEERLEADER
Sissy Pantz

ALUMNI

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Legendary Bingo

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Long Beach Pride 2015

Long Beach Pride 2015

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Legendary Bingo

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Long Beach Pride 2015

Long Beach Pride 2015

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Los Angeles Pride 2015

Los Angeles Pride 2015

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HUSTLER “Love’s You”

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