LGBTQ+ Friendly Businesses
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The Transformation Project/ TPAN
Providing services and educations for Transgender South Dakotans & their families. TPAN is the legislative advocacy arm of the Transformation Project.
Our mission is to uplift and embrace the most at-risk members of our communities
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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:
Suicide and Crisis Support
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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
Sew Doggy Boutique
Reversible over the collar bandanas and heavy duty collars for your fur baby that are comfortable, yet stylish!
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.
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.
- Club David
- Covert Artisan Ales & Cellars
- Blarney Stone
- Bread & Circus Sandwich Kitchen
- The Carpenter Bar
- The Treasury
- Full Circle Book Co-op
- Granite City
- Icon Event Hall + Lounge
- Ruby Tuesday
- Pizza Rev
- JL Beers
- MacKenzie River
- Parker’s Bistro
- Queen City Bakery
- Remedy Brewing Company
- Covert Artisan Ales & Cellars
- Breaking Burrito
- Boki Gelato
Local Retail/Specialty Stores
- Amare Ari
- Amazing Space
- Annabelles Adult Supercenter
- Primp Boutique
- Dakota Lettering/Dakota Sports
- The Neighbor Kid
- Pegasus of SD
- Posh Boutique
- Sioux Empire Travel (specializes in LGBTQ weddings!)
- Terra Shepherd Boutique & Apothecary
- Vishnu Bunny Tattoo
- Dream Getaways
- Exclusively Wired
- Flowers by Lolikka
- Full Circle Book Co-op
- Sweetgrass Soapery
- Styles Plus/Becky's Closet
- Kari's Kreations
- Howie's Floral
- Pure Romance by Tammy Logan
- In Flower
- Queen on the Scene
- Brushy Creek Gifts
- Laura's Curios
- Rug & Relic
- Sticks & Steel
- Post Pilgrim Gallery-J. White
- Art buying link: https://www.facebook.com/postpilgrimartgallery/
- The Goodnight Theatre Collective
- Luke Larsen Photography
- Pasque Creative
- Redheads Photo Booth
- Shalista Photography
- The Storyteller Media Photo + Video
- Washington Pavilion
- The State Theatre
- Art with Anndell Henna
- Adrian's Anomalies
- Funk Ceramics
- Legacy Entertainment Co.
- Herb N Legend
- Levitt at the Falls
Falls Technology Group, LLC
Web Design & Hosting
- All Souls Unitarian Universalist Sioux Falls
- First Congregational Church
- Church on the Street
- Spirit of Peace UCC
- South Dakota Lutherans for Full Participation
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.
- Integrative Wellness
- Kimberly Keiser and Associates
- New Idea Counseling
- Thrive After Birth (postpartum support)
- Balanced Life Chiropractic
- OrangeTheory Fitness
- Frontier Climbing & Fitness
- SEPSA (Sioux Empire Pride Sports Assn.)
- Coast2Coast Fitness
- Planned Parenthood
- Sioux Falls Veterans' Hospital
- Nicole Cauwels, DDS (Designer Dentistry & Smiles)
- John Taggert, DDS (Children's Dental)
- Dr. Laura Davis-Keppen - Pediatric Endocrinology and Genetics (Sanford)
- Dr. Todd Sorensen - Family Practice (Sanford)
- Amy Mroch - Genetic Counselor (Sanford)
- Dr. Bonnie Bunch - Pediatric Neurology (Sanford)
- Heather Johnson, CNP - Pediatric Neurology (Sanford)
- Becky Palugay (Counselor - Sanford)
- Tina Harp (Counselor)
- Marlene Schulz (Social Worker)