Events & Programs

Pride parade participants carrying the College of Charleston Gender Sexuality Equity Center banner

Join us in our inclusive vibrant events and programs celebrating, empowering and nurturing the College of Charleston's diverse LGBTQ+ community.



National Coming Out Day

Oct. 11, 2023

Celebrate, affirm and support those who have publicly revealed their sexuality or gender identity.


Small pumpkin next to green, yellow and red paint cups

Pumpkins & Pronouns

Oct. 18, 2023

Paint a pumpkin and profess your pronouns for International Pronouns Day. Help spread awareness and respect for pronoun choices.



Spirit Day

Oct. 19, 2023

Wear purple, support LGBTQ+ youth and take a stand against bullying and harrassment, on Spirit Day...and every day.

Clyde Cougar statue draped in a transgender flag

Trans Empowerment Week

Nov. 13 - 19, 2023

Help us promote advocacy and raise the visability of transgender people through enlightening discussions and programs.



Visibility Days


Monthly celebrations recognizing and promoting awareness of our diverse LGBTQ+ communities.


Student participants with rainbow flags at the Pride Month parade

Pride Month

June 2023

A month-long celebration of our LGBTQ+ community including the annual Charleston Pride Parade.

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