Until The Work Is Done

SC Equality brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in South Carolina, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.

We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve. Sign up to become an SC Equality supporter today!

We’re fighting for full, lived LGBTQ+ equality in a number of ways: passing pro-equality legislation, electing pro-equality leaders, fighting for civil rights in the courtroom, reducing disparities in LGBTQ+ health, and well-being, developing a pipeline of LGBTQ+ leaders, and increasing civic participation within the LGBTQ+ community. Will you join us?

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Until The Work Is Done

SC Equality brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in South Carolina, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.

We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve. Sign up to become an SC Equality supporter today!

We’re fighting for full, lived LGBTQ+ equality in a number of ways: passing pro-equality legislation, electing pro-equality leaders, fighting for civil rights in the courtroom, reducing disparities in LGBTQ+ health, and well-being, developing a pipeline of LGBTQ+ leaders, and increasing civic participation within the LGBTQ+ community. Will you join us?

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Get notified about important news, action alerts and upcoming events.

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Connect with SC Equality today to keep up with victories and learn about opportunities for you to get involved.

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Make your contribution today and join a grassroots force of supporters standing together for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality.

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Donate to SC Equality TODAY!

Make your contribution today and join a grassroots force of supporters standing together for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality.

Support Our Work

2020 Election Center

Important South Carolina Voting Information

Together, our voices can make a difference, and we can bring our country away from darker times to come if we do not stand for our rights. We must push forward, and have our voices heard on important issues that will either progress the entire nation or stifle our future before it has a chance to truly grow.

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2020 Voter Guide

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Voting & COVID

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Sample Ballot

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Election Center 2020

Important South Carolina Voting Information

Together, our voices can make a difference, and we can bring our country away from darker times to come if we do not stand for our rights. We must push forward, and have our voices heard on important issues that will either progress the entire nation or stifle our future before it has a chance to truly grow.

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2020 Voter Guide

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Voting & COVID

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Sample Ballot

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“I’ll tell you this – this may make you feel better, but I really don’t care – if an opening comes in the last year of President Trump’s term, and the primary process has started, we’ll wait until the next election”

Senator Lindsey Graham

“A man is only as good as his word” 

Jaime Harrison
Candidate for U.S. Senate

“I’ll tell you this – this may make you feel better, but I really don’t care – if an opening comes in the last year of President Trump’s term, and the primary process has started, we’ll wait until the next election”

Senator Lindsey Graham

“A man is only as good as his word” 

Jaime Harrison
Candidate for U.S. Senate

UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

OUR WORK AT THE STATEHOUSE

Fighting to protect your rights every day.

OUR WORK AT THE STATEHOUSE

Fighting to protect your rights every day.

OUR LEGISLATIVE
AGENDA

SC Equality tirelessly lobbies the South Carolina General Assembly and mobilizes our communities to promote legislation on issues that matter most to you.

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OUR WORK AT THE STATEHOUSE

Now more than ever, SC Equality’s daily presence at the Statehouse matters. With two registered lobbyists, we are there protecting your rights each and every day.

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FIND YOUR
LEGISLATOR

South Carolina Equality works with your elected officials to enact legislation that advances the civil rights of LGBTQ South Carolinians and to defeat anti-LGBTQ bills filed at the Statehouse.

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OUR LEGISLATIVE
AGENDA

SC Equality tirelessly lobbies the South Carolina General Assembly and mobilizes our communities to promote legislation on issues that matter most to you.

Learn More

OUR WORK AT THE STATEHOUSE

Now more than ever, SC Equality’s daily presence at the Statehouse matters. With two registered lobbyists, we are there protecting your rights each and every day.

Learn More

FIND YOUR
LEGISLATOR

South Carolina Equality works with your elected officials to enact legislation that advances the civil rights of LGBTQ South Carolinians and to defeat anti-LGBTQ bills filed at the Statehouse.

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Complete List of National, State and Local Resources

As part of our mission, SC EQUALITY produces the LGBT Resource Guides in many categories. These categories include Housing, Legal Services, Healthcare, and many more. These Guides have been developed in order to help LGBTQ South Carolinians and their friends and families identify resources that are competent, safe, welcoming, and LGBT culturally sensitive.

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Complete List of National, State and Local Resources

As part of our mission, SC EQUALITY produces the LGBT Resource Guides in many categories. These categories include Housing, Legal Services, Healthcare, and many more. These Guides have been developed in order to help LGBTQ South Carolinians and their friends and families identify resources that are competent, safe, welcoming, and LGBT culturally sensitive.

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OUR PROGRAMS

OUR PROGRAMS

TransAction

SC Equality’s Transgender Inclusion Initiative, known as TransAction South Carolina, continues to grow grassroots engagement and influence state public policy. This initiative has been instrumental in identifying the need for increased transgender education in many of our society’s fundamental institutions.

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GSA Network

SC Equality is committed to ensuring a future where every student who walks the halls of our schools and who sits at the desks in our classrooms is safe and protected. In 2011, we created the SC GSA Network (South Carolina Gay-Straight Alliance Network). The SC GSA Network is the only National GSA Network member in the Palmetto State.

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Faith in Equality

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

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Know Your
Rights

SC Equality often receives questions from LGBT South Carolinians who ask – What can I do to protect myself and my family? We know that as both policies and attitudes continue to evolve around our state and country, it is important that you and your family know what resources are available to you in our state. That is why we have developed the Know Your Rights campaign.

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Test Drive
Equality

In 2012, South Carolina became the second state with a pro-equality license plate. Maryland was the first in 2008. The license plate was created as a way of allowing residents of South Carolina to publicly display their support of community, culture and policy that encourages and advocates for equal treatment for all South Carolinians, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Equality Means Business

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

Learn More

Voter Mobilization

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

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Litigation Task Force

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

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Disarm Hate

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

Learn More

TransAction

SC Equality’s Transgender Inclusion Initiative, known as TransAction South Carolina, continues to grow grassroots engagement and influence state public policy. This initiative has been instrumental in identifying the need for increased transgender education in many of our society’s fundamental institutions.

Learn More

GSA Network

SC Equality is committed to ensuring a future where every student who walks the halls of our schools and who sits at the desks in our classrooms is safe and protected. In 2011, we created the SC GSA Network (South Carolina Gay-Straight Alliance Network). The SC GSA Network is the only National GSA Network member in the Palmetto State.

Learn More

Faith in Equality

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

Learn More

Know Your
Rights

SC Equality often receives questions from LGBT South Carolinians who ask – What can I do to protect myself and my family? We know that as both policies and attitudes continue to evolve around our state and country, it is important that you and your family know what resources are available to you in our state. That is why we have developed the Know Your Rights campaign.

Learn More

Test Drive
Equality

In 2012, South Carolina became the second state with a pro-equality license plate. Maryland was the first in 2008. The license plate was created as a way of allowing residents of South Carolina to publicly display their support of community, culture and policy that encourages and advocates for equal treatment for all South Carolinians, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Learn More

Equality Means Business

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

Learn More

Voter Mobilization

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

Learn More

Litigation Task Force

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

Learn More

Disarm Hate

Faith in Equality was created as a provider of information and resource materials to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families who are seeking to overcome the stigma and misunderstanding that can negatively impact the emotional, psychological as well as spiritual well-being of both youth and those around them.

Learn More

Latest News

What’s your voting plan in November?

October 2nd, 2020|

We're 32 days until the most important election of our lifetime. What's your plan? The deadline to Register to Vote online is Sunday, Oct. 4th! COLUMBIA, SC - Voting should never be a confusing process, but with the spread COVID-19, we know that many South Carolinians still have questions about how to vote in the November 3rd [...]

There’s still time.

October 1st, 2020|

There's still time. COLUMBIA, SC -- We know one of the last things on your mind today is the 2020 Census. I get it. You, like so many others, are probably still trying to recover from that train wreck (disguised as a presidential debate) Tuesday night. However, there is one very important task we all need to complete every [...]

Celebrities turn out to raise money for SC Equality PAC

September 23rd, 2020|

Celebrities turn out to raise money for SC Equality PAC COLUMBIA, SC - Celebrities turn out for a LIVE Virtual Fundraiser OUT AND VOTING to raise money for SC Equality PAC, the political action committee of SC Equality, on Thursday, October 14, 2020 at 7:30PM. Ty Herndon, Country Music Artist [...]

House Returns to Take Up Voter Safety in November

September 15th, 2020|

House Returns to Take Up Voter Safety in November Tuesday, September 15, 2020 COLUMBIA, SC - SC Equality is back at the Statehouse as the the House returns today at noon to take up H.5305, the bill amended in the Senate to protect general election voters during the pandemic. The very important positive aspects of the bill are [...]

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