Armed Equality

since June 12, 2016

  • Piper Smith – founder and director
  • largest LGBT gun rights group in the country
  • founded after the terrorist attack at the Pulse Nightclub

Armed Equality is building a strong and inclusive community of diverse individuals who seek the skills needed to defend their lives. Armed Equality is dedicated to the defense and protection of all Americans, from all walks of life; especially targeted minorities.

Armed Equality – Armed and Unarmed LGBT Self Defense Training

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Chris Cheng


  • December 14, 1979
  • NRA News Commentator
  • Top Shot Season 4 Champion
  • 2007-2012 worked for Google
  • 2012 to pursue his professional marksman contract full-time
  • 2014 AuthorShoot to Win
  • co-founder of Home for a Home
    – nonprofit collects from real estate brokers to build homes for needy
  • Top Shot Chris Cheng on CarbonTV
  • March 23, 2021 testified in a United States Senate
    – Judiciary Committee hearing titled “Constitutional and Common Sense Steps to Reduce Gun Violence”