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An Affirming Space for LGBTQ+ Youth.

We Are Family has been providing support, resources, and leadership development opportunities to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, (LGBTQI) and straight ally youth since 1995.


Upcoming Programs & Events


Peer discussion Groups


  • September 17th-

    Activity TBD!


  • September 30th - Activity TBD!!


  • September 11th 5:30 PM - Out for Art! a Pride Week Event.

    This event will be held on QTPOC night, but is open to the public. Read more on our peer discussion group page.

  • October 9th - Listening Series, part one.

Drop-In Space

We Are Family offers “Drop-In Space” every Thursday from 3-6 PM at our location for youth 20 years of age and younger. Youth can come by and hang out in a cool LGBTQ+ affirming space after school under the supervision of WAF staff and trained volunteers.

  • Thursday, August 29th, 3-6 PM

  • Thursday, September 5th, 3-6 PM

  • Thursday, September 12th, 3-6 PM


FREe chest Binder Give away!

Closet Case Thrift Store is providing a limited amount of FREE chest binders for youth 24 and under. In order to reserve your spot , you must complete the survey at the provided link below by September 13th, 2019.

This project is sponsored by Campaign for Southern Equality’s Southern Equality Fund


Charleston Pride

September 14th

Calling all LGBTQ Community Members and Allies, be part of Charleston Pride 2019 as we march down Charleston holding our iconic-HUGE pride flag! 🏳️‍🌈

Come march, celebrate, and be seen with South Carolina’s second oldest LGBT organization at the Charleston Pride Parade on Saturday September 14th 9am. You are ALL invited to come march with us!

We will be meeting at Wragg Mall (next to the Charleston Museum) at 8am!!! Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes!

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September 13-15th

Join Charleston businesses in celebrating Charleston Pride! Visit them from Sept. 13-16 and a portion of the proceeds from all of the specials listed in the Rainbow Road Map will be donated to We Are Family!


October 2018

We Are Family is…the place in the Charleston SC area that supports kids. Every child needs love & support! I'm beyond excited to get further involved. This may read cliche, but I've found my family!

Robin Smith, Volunteer