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LGBTQ+ Friendly Businesses

Updated Quarterly!

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Nonprofits:

  1. The Transformation Project/ TPAN 
    Providing services and educations for Transgender South Dakotans & their families. TPAN is the legislative advocacy arm of the Transformation Project.
  2. Quilting Allies
    Our mission is to uplift and embrace the most at-risk members of our communities
  3. SEPSA: Sioux Empire Pride Sports Association
    Sioux Empire Pride Sports Association, (SEPSA) was created as a safe place for LGBT+ to join together in recreational and competitive sports.  Currently, we are getting the association established with softball, cornhole, and bowling leagues. The association was created to be an umbrella for LGBT+ leagues. There are plans to add additional leagues in the future like volleyball (in and outdoor), pool, darts, kickball, etc. If you have an idea for a league please contact us.
  4. Equality South Dakota
    Equality South Dakota consists of three separate arms that work in concert to meet a shared mission. Equality South Dakota Institute is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that works statewide to win equality in the communities we call home. We meet our mission through education and community partnerships at the local level. From Sioux Falls to Rapid City, Equality South Dakota members and supporters are on the frontlines of pushing equality forward in the state.
  5. Justice Through Empowerment Network
    Everyone deserves access to safe, legal abortion care regardless of their location, income, or life situation.
    JEN is here to provide financial and emotional support to patients seeking abortion and family planning services in South Dakota.
  6. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention South Dakota
    The work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public, and reaching out to those who have lost someone to suicide.
  7. Minnehaha County Democratic Party 
    The MCDP believes that government at every level should work for the people. Core values guide our Democratic values – affordable, accessible health care, strong schools, and an economy that works for all people. We lead the fight for working families. 
    Find the South Dakota Democratic Party issues platform here. 
  8. SE Prevention Resource Center at Volunteers of America, Dakotas 

    Volunteers of America Dakotas - Prevention Resource Center (PRC) dedicates its efforts to the following:

    • Creating safe families, schools, and communities
    • Preventing the misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
  9. The Helpline Center 
    The mission of the Helpline Center is making lives better by giving support, offering hope and creating connections all day, every day. We fulfill our mission through the following core service areas:
    211 Helpline
    Volunteer Connections
    Suicide and Crisis Support
  10. League of Women Voters of South Dakota 
    The purpose of the LWVSF is to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government and to act on selected governmental issues.
  11. South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault 
    The Network is a state-level non-profit agency comprised of caring people dealing with the concerns of domestic violence and sexual assault victims. Our member programs employ and support individuals of all racial, social, religious and economic groups, ages, abilities, and lifestyles. Rural, urban and tribal areas are proudly represented. The Network believes that the abuse of power in society fosters domestic violence, rape, gender inequality, racism, and poverty by perpetuating conditions in which certain groups benefit from the domination of others.
  12. Boys & Girls Club Sioux Empire 
    The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire is to nurture, educate and enrich children and youth for lifelong success.
  13. The Movement Sioux Falls 
    The purpose of The Movement Sioux Falls is to provide civil and social advocacy, education, and outreach for local communities with a targeted focus on historically disadvantaged populations. 
  14. SD Urban Indian Health 
    SDUIH operates two full-time medical/behavioral health clinics in South Dakota, one located in Pierre (PI) and one located in Sioux Falls (SF). 
  15. The Compass Center Sioux Falls 
    The Compass Center provides crisis intervention, counseling, and advocacy to children, adolescents, and adults (both male and female) who are survivors of domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and human trafficking/sexual exploitation. All survivor services are free and confidential, and the organization does not discriminate on any basis.
  16. Embe Sioux Falls 
    EmBe’s beginnings are rooted in meetings in 1921 that formed the YWCA in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The vision to serve women and families has remained strong, empowering people to create lives of meaning and purpose, creating a community that serves everyone well.

Pet Products & Services

  1. Sew Doggy Boutique 
    Reversible over the collar bandanas and heavy duty collars for your fur baby that are comfortable, yet stylish!
  2. Lucky Pup Adventures 
    We have been professional pet sitters since starting Lucky Pup Adventures in 2013. We are committed to helping our clients throughout the life of their pet with support, community, education, and more. Our network of professionals means our clients can always find help with a trusted and knowledgeable expert.
  3. Sioux Empire Pit Rescue
    Sioux Empire Pit Rescue is a bully breed rescue in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We do not have a shelter or facility. Our adopt-a-bull dogs enjoy life as a loved family member, learning how to be a wonderful addition to their future forever home.
  4. Paws Pet Resort 
    Our facility offers overnight stays, services like swimming and grooming plus care designed to maximize your pets experience. Our mission is to be a blessing to the pets we serve, our employees and those in the world around us. A portion of all proceed are donated to mission partners around the world.

Restaurants/Bars

  1. Club David
  2. Covert Artisan Ales & Cellars
  3. Blarney Stone
  4. Bread & Circus Sandwich Kitchen
  5. The Carpenter Bar
  6. The Treasury
  7. Full Circle Book Co-op
  8. Granite City
  9. Icon Event Hall + Lounge
  10. Ruby Tuesday
  11. Pizza Rev
  12. JL Beers
  13. Lucky’s
  14. MacKenzie River
  15. Parker’s Bistro
  16. PAve
  17. Queen City Bakery
  18. Remedy Brewing Company
  19. TopHat
  20. Breaking Burrito
  21. Boki Gelato
  22. Sanaa's Gourmet Mediterranean

Local Retail/Specialty Stores

  1. Amare Ari 
  2. Amazing Space
  3. Annabelles Adult Supercenter
  4. Olivia’s
  5. Primp Boutique
  6. Dakota Lettering/Dakota Sports
  7. The Neighbor Kid
  8. Pegasus of SD
  9. Posh Boutique
  10. Sioux Empire Travel (specializes in LGBTQ weddings!)
  11. Terra Shepherd Boutique & Apothecary 
  12. Vishnu Bunny Tattoo
  13. Zandbros
  14. Dream Getaways
  15. Exclusively Wired
  16. Flowers by Lolikka
  17. Full Circle Book Co-op
  18. Sweetgrass Soapery
  19. Styles Plus/Becky's Closet
  20. Kari's Kreations
  21. Howie's Floral
  22. Pure Romance by Tammy Logan
  23. In Flower
  24. Queen on the Scene
  25. Brushy Creek Gifts
  26. Laura's Curios
  27. Rug & Relic
  28. Sticks & Steel
  29. Game Chest

Arts/Creative Industry

  1. Post Pilgrim Gallery-J. White
    1. Art buying link: https://www.facebook.com/postpilgrimartgallery/
  2. The Goodnight Theatre Collective
  3. Luke Larsen Photography
  4. Pasque Creative
  5. Redheads Photo Booth 
  6. Shalista Photography
  7. SiouxperCon
  8. The Storyteller Media Photo + Video 
  9. Washington Pavilion
  10. The State Theatre
  11. Art with Anndell Henna
  12. Adrian's Anomalies
  13. Funk Ceramics
  14. Legacy Entertainment Co.
  15. Herb N Legend
  16. Levitt at the Falls
  17. Falls Technology Group, LLC
    Web Design & Hosting
    https://www.fallstech.group

Churches

  1. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Sioux Falls 
  2. First Congregational Church
  3. Church on the Street
  4. Spirit of Peace UCC
  5. Peace Lutheran Church, ELCA of Sioux Falls
  6. South Dakota Lutherans for Full Participation
  7. LSS of SD
    Lutheran Social Services is a social ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. As such, we believe that God’s love compels us to serve and to value all people. Our core values are grounded by our faith in God—they guide our hands and feet, our hearts and words as we serve our neighbors as God intended. Our core values guide our work with the people we serve and those who serve them.

Health/Wellness

  1. Integrative Wellness 
  2. Kimberly Keiser and Associates
  3. New Idea Counseling
  4. Thrive After Birth (postpartum support)
  5. Balanced Life Chiropractic
  6. OrangeTheory Fitness
  7. Frontier Climbing & Fitness
  8. SEPSA (Sioux Empire Pride Sports Assn.)
  9. Coast2Coast Fitness
  10. Planned Parenthood
  11. Sioux Falls Veterans' Hospital
  12. Nicole Cauwels, DDS (Designer Dentistry & Smiles)
  13. Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine; Dr. Donella Herman
  14. Alexander Therapy & Consulting, PLLC
  15. Tina Harp Counseling
  16. Evenson Counseling

    Banks/Financial Institutions

    1. Capital One
    2. Citi Bank
    3. Esurance
    4. Sunrise Banks
    5. Wells Fargo

    Big Business

    1. Costco
    2. Michaels Craft stores
    3. Midco
    4. Sephora (In the Empire Mall)
    5. Siouxland Libraries
    6. Starbucks
    7. Target