After months of planning and dreaming, Charleston’s first LGBTQI+ hub is now open! Closet Case Thrift and the Equality Hub celebrated our grand opening in the community as the first and only dedicated LGBTQI+ building in the Lowcountry.Read More
On the morning of Friday August 2nd,
we departed for Camp Gender Benders, not knowing what to expect, but excited. After over four hours of driving filled with endless musical bops and strategic planning, we found Camp Mikell, the place where Camp Gender Benders year seven would take place.Read More
“What Should You Consider For Transitioning In Charleston”
The number of people medically transitioning has gone up fourfold in the last decade but typical surgeries still cost between $40,000 and $50,000. This does not mean you should despair as there are different options available, such as the Trans Love Fund, but it is important to keep in mind certain logistics to make sure you can fully live your identity. It is daunting to be faced with such a financial challenge so it’s important to know exactly where to go and who to rely on to reduce these costs as much as possible so that you get the care and respect you deserve.
This past Saturday, May 11th, we had a record number of 186 youth attend our annual Prom event, a major growth from last year's event which had 109 youth in attendance.Read More
Fabulous Nights, an open mic night event series, returned to the stage on May 1st at Closet Case Thrift Store.Read More
On Saturday, April 20th from 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM, LGBTQ+ youth and other community members gathered at the Redux for a community art party with the purpose of creating art for We Are Family’s new space.Read More
Reduce, Rethink, ReSLAY!
We Are Family has teamed up with Green Zone to reduce waste!Read More
We can’t wait to build on this recent progress as we open our own stand-alone location in North Charleston at 1801 Reynolds Avenue in the new year. This will allow us to keep providing services to vulnerable youth, to grow the thrift store and to continue to look for creative and effective ways to make sure LGBTQ+ youth don’t slip through the cracks due to gaps in services.Read More