Iowa’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization working toward full equality for LGBT individuals.
Transgender Iowans: In the spotlight seeking their true selves
‘HIDING WHO YOU ARE CAN SPLIT YOUR SOUL IN HALF.’
Courtney Crowder, The Des Moines Register
One Iowa Blog
Thousands of people attend the Des Moines Arts Festival each year. One Iowa staff and volunteers will be there this weekend (June 24-26) with a simple message inspired by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s beautiful sonnet at this year’s Tony awards: “Love is Love is Love”.
Our hearts broke at the news of the massacre in Orlando. We send prayers and blessings to the Orlando friends, families and community.
We know that this kind of event can only happen when a group of people are believed to be ‘less than’, ‘different from’ and ‘the other.’ The rhetoric used against us, as LGBT people, fuels hatred and violence.
Saturday, August 6th, 8am
Focused around the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults and caregivers, the Iowa Senior Summit will bring LGBT elders, allies and advocates together with healthcare, housing, legal and other service providers. It will broaden the conversation about the needs of aging LGBT Iowans, make connections between individuals, communities and resources, and help LGBT seniors understand their rights. Click here for tickets and additional information.