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Gender Affirming Resources Charleston

Whether you identify as transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, bigender, gender non-conforming, agender, or anything else under the trans umbrella, PPSAT is committed to supporting you. . On this page you will find links to a range of different resources, including: direct service agencies, health and wellness providers, support groups,and more.

Local Resources

Low Country In Transition

LIT is a group by and for trans and nonbinary* people trying to support each other through creating community, hosting support and social events, and sharing resources.

[email protected]

Charleston Area Transgender Support

C.A.T.S. is a transgender support and discussion group serving the greater Charleston, SC area. Meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of every month from 7-9pm. For more information, please sign up for the mailing list.

We Are Family

We Are Family is a Southern Grassroots non-profit organization that provides affirming spaces for LGBTQI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, etc.) and ally youth up to the age of 24 through direct support, leadership development, and community engagement.

Alliance For Full Acceptance (AFFA)

Our mission is to achieve, nurture, and defend equality and full acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people.  We work to build partnerships with municipal and civic leaders, legislators, medical and mental health care providers, policy makers and business leaders to advocate for awareness, protections and equality for the LGBTQ community. We also conduct training and educational programming, meet with organizational leaders and teams, and help organizations conduct diversity, equity and inclusion audits.
1801 Reynolds Avenue
North Charleston, South Carolina 29405

Primary Care/Urology

MUSC Health - Primary Care

Rick Kidd DNP
2060 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 876-8555

MUSC Health -  Primary Care

Vaness Diaz MD
2060 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 792-3451

MUSC Health - Primary Care

Amanda Jones PA-C
650 Ellis Oak Drive
James Island, SC 29412
(843) 792-7000

MUSC Health - Primary Care

Marty S. Player, MD
30 Bee Street Suite 201
Charleston, SC 29425
(843) 792-3451


MUSC Urology

Dr. Gregory Diorio
Dr. Barry Lifson
8992 University Blvd. Floor 3
North Charleston, SC 29406 

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners of Urology

Francie James, MD
(Includes Orchiectomies)
180 Wingo Way, Suite 304
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 843-884-8045

Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

MUSC Health - Endocrinology

Harsha Karanchi, MD
2060 Sam Rittenberg Blvd West
Ashley Medical Pavilion
Charleston, SC 29407

Carolinas Fertility Institure

Whether you are starting your family or adding to it, the Carolinas Fertility Institute providers and staff can help you understand your options and proceed with a plan to reach your parenting dreams. (336)448-9100 

North Carolina Center for Reproductive Medicine

NCCRM, with offices in Cary and Greensboro, North Carolina, is proud of the fact that we have helped so many of our patients in the LGBT community to create families.
400 Ashville Ave, Suite 200A,
Cary, NC 27518

Informational Resource: Family Equality

Explore Family Equality’s various resources on general paths to parenthood and the trans-specific resources

Informational Resource: FertilityIQ

LGBTQ+ communities each have unique paths to parenthood. These resources will help you to understand all your options and how to optimize the process along the way.

Sperm Bank Online Resources: Sperm Bank Directory

SpermBankDirectory.com contains listings of facilities in your area that offer sperm cryobanking, sperm donation or the purchase of sperm for IVF.

Sperm Bank Online Resources: RO

Semen analysis and sperm storage kits.

Sperm Bank Online Resources: Sppare.me

At home way to test, freeze and store sperm.


Prisma Health

Peter Carleton Haines, MD
300 Palmetto Health Parkway,
Suite 103
Columbia, SC 29212
(FTM Top)
(803) 907-7100

Port City Plastic Surgery

From breast surgery to body contouring and facial rejuvenation, our goal is to meet and exceed your expectations and give you the look you have always wanted.

Cosmetic Concierge

At Cosmetic Concierge, we understand the need to bring out the “real” you. Your consultation, transgender surgical procedures and follow-up visits will be done in our private, trans-friendly surgery center located in South End, Charlotte.
325 Arlington Ave Ste B Charlotte, NC 28203

Prisma Health

Nikki Burrish, MD
**Now performing orchiectomies**
2 Medical Park Rd Ste 302
Columbia, SC 29202

KeeLee MacPhee, MD

Working with the transgender and non-binary patient population since 2005, Dr. MacPhee has seen first-hand the positive and profound effects that surgical reconstruction can have on a person’s life. She describes her transgender work as the most rewarding aspect of her practice, and she is grateful for the ability to help patients transition to the bodies that align with who they truly are.
4414 Lake Boone trail, #407
Raleigh, NC 27607

Novant Health

Specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery inclusive to patients of all ages and populations. His primary goal is to provide the highest level of evidence-based treatment options for his patients with a caring and compassionate approach.
Blair Wormer, MD
1901 Brusnwick Ave #200
Charlotte, NC


Good RX

Our mission is to build better ways for people to find the right care at the best price. Our technology gives all Americans — regardless of income or insurance status — the knowledge, choice, and care they need to stay healthy.

Rx Outreach

We offer hope and access through high quality, compassionate, personalized service to overcome barriers that limit one's healthiest life.

Mental Health Resources

Proud Counseling - Eric Sullivan, LPC, LMFT

I'm a proud gay person and certified LGBTQ+ affirmative therapist with a mission to enhance the mental health of my community
5107 N. Rhett Ave
North Charleston, SC
(410) 924-4786
[email protected]

Harborside Counseling - Samantha Diamond, LPC

I specialize in LGBTQ+ issues, sex therapy, self-esteem, ADHD, anxiety, and life transitions. I’m passionate about providing competent, affirming therapy for LGBTQ+ folx. As a member of the queer community myself, I understand first hand how important it is to work with a mental health provider who is not only affirming, but is also actively challenging the cisgender/heteronormative expectations of American society.
Charleston Wellness Workspace
Suite 102, Bldg B
Carriage Lane
(843) 256-6736


Lakeside Family Center - Stephanie Mikulec, LPC/A

We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.  Our mission is to provide quality counseling services in a safe, non-judgmental environment.  

Further Affirming Resources

Condon Law Firm 

We help all families at the Condon Family Law & Mediation and are especially equipped to help LGBT families with some of their unique issues.
190 E. Montague Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405

Judy's Electrolysis Hair Removal

202 Castle Harbor Dr
Summerville, SC 29483

American Speech Language Hearing Association

At times, people may want to change the way they talk and sound. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) can help with these changes. You may feel that your voice does not represent who you are. You may want to change the way you speak so that your voice or communication style is more aligned with your gender. There are different options that may help you with this.  

Genderfluent App Speech Therapy

Record your voice while getting immediate feedback on your gender, pitch, and other vocal characteristics. Confidently train and track your progress anytime, anywhere.

Vital Voice andSpeech: Speech Therapy

All consultations and sessions are online via a secure teleconferencing platform.  Working with Monica would first involve a thorough intake and vocal analysis.  She utilizes both objective analysis via instrumentation and perceptual analysis to develop a voice and communication program based on each client’s personal needs and goals.

Julie Kemp Bollard @ Park Salon and Spa

Park Salon and Spa
2000 Park Street, Suite 104
Columbia, SC 29201

Advanced Laser Hair Removal

106 Blythe Ave.
Summerville, SC 29485
(Shannon works below the belt)


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