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The Center for Equality


The center seeks to improve visibility of LGBTQ residents of Sioux Falls, to support those who come out, to educate the community about suicide and bullying, and to promote LGBTQ careers, health, and quality of life.

Equality South Dakota

This organization is a statewide advocacy organization working for equality for all people with respect to their sexual orientation and gender identity. It has an institute and a political action committee and offers a resource guide, opportunities to volunteer, network, and advocate, and provides a list of "champion" employers on its site.

Black Hills Center for Equality


This center serves western South Dakota's LGBTQ+ community with resources, education, and networking necessary to enhance the lives of diverse people, with special outreach services to LTBTQ, questioning, intersex, intergender, asexual, ally, pansexual + individuals and their family and friends. It is community-based with a volunteer staff that organizes events on topics such as Living with HIV, Gender Identity Support Group. There is also a regular potluck. They engage local schools in combating bullying, promote marriage equality, and raise awareness by hosting such events as the Black Hills Pride Festival and the Dakotas' Equality Summit.

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