We Are Family hosting Charleston Queer Proms
By Jonatan Guerrero Ramirez
Along with an open dance floor, Queer Youth Prom will feature a flower crown station, photobooth, game room and a quiet room for relaxing.
Tri-County-based nonprofitWe Are Family(WAF) is excited to host theirCharleston Queer Proms,giving adults and youth alike an opportunity to express themselves in a safe, inclusive environment. WAF’s Queer Youth Prom on April 30, and Queer Adult Prom on June 4, will both offer LGBTQI+ members and allies the chance to experience the fun of prom without any cis-heteronormative expectations.
Free to all local middle, high and homeschoolers, Queer Youth Prom was born in 2014. The event will take place atCharleston Union Stationfrom 6-10 p.m., where teens will be able to dance and show off their pride. Along with an open dance floor, Queer Youth Prom will feature a flower crown station, photobooth, game room and a quiet room for relaxing. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance onEventbrite.
WAF will be hosting its Queer Adult Prom on June 4, providing LGBTQI+ adults with the prom experience they have always dreamed of.
Over 18 and want to join the fun? WAF will be hosting its Queer Adult Prom on June 4, providing LGBTQI+ adults with the prom experience they have always dreamed of. More details about Queer Adult Prom to be released at a later date.
For more information, to reserve tickets for Queer Youth Prom, or to become a sponsor for either Charleston Queer Prom, please visitwearefamilycharleston.org/
More about We Are Family
We Are Family (WAF) is a Southern grassroots nonprofit organization with a mission to provide affirming spaces for LGBTQI+ and ally youth up to the age of 24 through direct support, leadership development and community engagement. Founded in 1995 by Charleston resident Tom Myers, Tom recognized the lack of support his son experienced, saw the need for allies in the Lowcountry’s LGBTQI+ community and formed WAF.
For more information, visitwaf.orgor follow We Are Family onFacebookandInstagram.