Upcoming Events

3rd Annual LGBT Health & Wellness Conference
Saturday, March, 7, 2015 Des Moines University
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“Understanding & Supporting the Health and Well-Being of the LGBT Community” with keynote speaker: Dr. Heather Hackman. A light breakfast and lunch will be included.
For more information, call 515-288-4019 x208.

One Iowa 6th Annual Gala
Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

The Temple for Performing Arts, 1011 Locust Street, Des Moines On April 4, 2015, One Iowa will host our biggest event of the year celebrating equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Iowans. In addition, we will recognize our extraordinary programs as we strengthen our commitment to move LGBT equality forward. Keynote: Sean Strub of the Sero Project.
Click here to become a sponsor for the One Iowa Gala.

Ongoing Events

Des Moines Diversity Chorus Welcomes New Singers Monday evenings, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4114 Allison Ave, Des Moines, IA

If you enjoy singing choral music, the Des Moines Diversity Chorus would love to have you join us – no audition is necessary. They rehearse on Monday evenings from 7 to 8:30 at Westminster Presbyterian Church on the corner of Beaver and Franklin. For more information, click here.

First Friday Breakfast Club (FFBC) 1st Friday of every month, 7:00 am Hoyt Sherman Place, 1501 Woodland Ave, Des Moines, IA

FFBC is an educational group for gay, bisexual and transgender men. FFBC gathers on the first Friday of ever month in Des Moines for breakfast, fellowship and a speaker. FFBC provides a safe and supportive environment for all members and guests. Click here for more info.

GLBTQ Movie Night Every Sunday at 1:00 pm and every Monday at 6:30 pm Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Every week at the Iowa City Senior Center, there will be two showings of a GLBTQ movie. The movies are open to anyone over 18 years of age and are held in Room 208. Often discussion does follow the movies. For more information, email Larry at

eventsPFLAG in Ames Every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. Youth and Shelter Services building, 420 Kellogg Ave, Ames IA PFLAG in Cedar Rapids Every 2nd Thursday at 7:00 pm Grant Wood Area Education Agency, 4401 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA Check for updates: Email: PFLAG in Des Moines Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. Unitarian Universalist Church, 1800 Bell Ave, in Des Moines. For more information, please contact Sue at POCQAT 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 1:00 – 2:00 pm Monsoon Community Resource Center, 4950 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA POCQAT (a local queer people of color gathering group) meets bi-weekly in Des Moines, Iowa that provides a safe space for LGBTQA* (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender *, Queer, and Ally) people of color through community organizing, socializing, and engaging in dialogue about issues of queer people of color. If interested, please contact for more details. Transformations Iowa meets every Wednesday at 7:00 pm and every second Saturday of the month at 1:00 pm Wednesdays: Community Room of the Mickle Center, 1620 Pleasant St, Des Moines, IA Saturdays: Urbandale United Church of Christ, 3530 70th St, Urbandale, IA Transformations Iowa is a transgender support group that meets weekly. For more information, please contact Sophia Stone at or call 515-745-6766 Submit an event today