A safe space for LGBTQI and straight ally youth

Welcome to WAF

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.

We Are Family in the Media

LGBT people have been under attack in South Carolina, and WAF was on the front lines advocating with and for our community. We worked with our youth and their families to help them develop as speakers and advocates on their own behalf. Here are links to media coverage we received in 2016:     Executive Director- published pieces […]

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VIDEO: Help us Build a Youth Drop-in Center!

In this hostile political climate, where lawmakers spout anti-LGBT lies and debate policies that imply transgender people are predators, our young people are falling through the cracks. While LGBT youth represent an estimated 7% of the total population of young people, they make up 40% of the youth who experience homelessness each year. Every city […]

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