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GSEC Events:
Events are scheduled throughout the academic year. Many of these events are in collaboration with on and off campus partners that support the GSEC mission. Events are designed to provide a forum for educational dialogue and personal awareness.

On Campus Events:

Mondays at 5:00pm - LGBT Peer Support Group, College of Charleston Multicultural Programs & Services Center

March 2019: Gender Equity Week (dates and details TBD)

Community Events:

September 17-22: Charleston Pride Week

About Charleston Pride:

Please join the College of Charleston’s Gender & Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) as we represent the College of Charleston by marching in the Charleston Pride Parade. GSEC will have a Pride-decorated golf cart following our group stocked with water and lots of swag for the crowd!

To participate in the Charleston Pride Parade:

To march with GSEC, email and provide your t-shirt size and the number of participants. All students, staff, faculty, partners, friends and families are welcome!


September 22, 2018 - meet at 8:30a at the fountain at Wragg Square. The parade begins at 9:00a.

The Parade Route:

The 1.8-mile parade route begins at Wragg Mall on the corners of Ann and Meeting Street. The parade processes to King Street and heads south on King, traveling past Marion Square, the heart of downtown Charleston. Once the parade hits Broad Street, the procession takes a right and continues until Colonial Lake.

Charleston Pride Festival:

The Charleston Pride Festival follows immediately after the parade in Brittlebank Park from 11:00-3:00. Enjoy food, drink, and merchandise vendors and live entertainment.

GSEC will share more details with participants once the fall semester begins.

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