SC Equality Board Welcomes Jarrod Wiggins We are pleased to welcome Jarrod Wiggins to the SC Equality Board. His dedication and knowledge of the issues faced by the LGBTQ community will further add strength to our Board and help us continue to make a difference in LGBTQ South Carolinian's lives. Jarrod Wiggins Greenville, S.C. (He/Him/His) Jarrod Wiggins oversees New Business & Strategy at SLANT, a full-service marketing and creative agency located in Greenville, SC. SLANT maintains a wide array of [...]
About adminSouth Carolina Equality Coalition, Inc., a 501 (c)(4) political organization focused on advocacy and legislation: SCEC is political action and advocacy organization that engages in lobbying the legislature and other policy makers throughout the state to enact fair legislation to advance equality for LGBT South Carolinians. SCEC is a 501(c)(4) organization, and as such, contributions to the Coalition are not tax deductible.
2020 South Carolina legislative session starts today 2020 Legislative Tracker The 2020 South Carolina legislative session starts today and SC Equality is committed to advocating for bills that will bring us closer to fully protecting LGBTQ South Carolinians. We are also prepared to fight against any anti-LGBTQ bill that moves this session. Our team is at the Statehouse today and will be there for the remainder of the session fighting each and [...]
SC Equality Board, with the support of its Litigation Task Force, has authorized SC Equality to bring a legal challenge to South Carolina's "No Promo Homo" law which prohibits public school health teachers from discussing homosexuality or homosexual persons in South Carolina classrooms. This law forces teachers to provide inaccurate and incomplete information to students and serves to further stigmatize LGBTQ students and children with LGBTQ parents. Some of you may know students, their parents and or teachers who may be [...]
South Carolina wants to ban lifesaving medical treatments for trans kids. It’s part of a bigger push around the country. Trans children have been in the national spotlight in recent weeks, with the governor of Texas stepping in to try to stop a mother from allowing her child to transition. And last Wednesday, South Carolina legislators joined in with a bill that would ban a variety of medical treatments for trans children in our state. The [...]