TransAction

TransAction is a new program of South Carolina Equality focusing on the needs and rights of the transgender and gender variant community in South Carolina. The volunteer members of the TransAction task force follow a three-pronged approach to our work: Engagement, Education, and Advocacy.

Mission:
To educate, empower, unify, and advocate, by giving voice to the transgender and gender variant community in South Carolina.

Vision:
South Carolina where transgender and gender variant people have equality and inclusion without exception.

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Amy, founded a local peer support group (C.A.T.S. - Charleston Area Transgender Support) for transgender individuals. She grew up in Springfield, Vermont, and has lived in the Charleston area since 1997. Amy has a degree in engineering, and currently works as the Director of Engineering at a large area hotel where she transitioned on the job in 2009. Last yearís recipient of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) Groundbreaker award, Amy is a guest speaker on transgender issues, and has spoken at the Medical University of South Carolina, College of Charleston, University of South Carolina, We Are Family, and consulted with My Sisterís House regarding extending services for victims of domestic violence to transgender females.