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What: Transformations Iowa is a transgender support group that meets every week.
When: Every Wednesday at 7:00 pm and the second Saturday of every month at 1:00 pm.
Where: One Iowa office, 419 SW 8th Street.
For more information, please contact Sophia Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515.288.4019 ext 200.
The Des Moines Diversity Chorus Welcomes New Singers
If you enjoy singing choral music, the Des Moines Diversity Chorus would love to have you join us – no audition is necessary. We rehearse on Monday evenings from 7 to 8:30 at Westminster Presbyterian Church on the corner of Beaver and Franklin. Our first rehearsal for our spring concert on May 7th is Monday, February 6th and you are welcome to come try us out. The theme for this spring is “From South of the Border”.
What: Des Moines Diversity Chorus Rehearsals
When: Every Monday night at 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church, Beaver and Franklin in Des Moines
For more information, visit our website at www.desmoinesdiversitychorus.org or call Julie Murphy at 255-3576.
GLBTQ Movie Night
Every week at the Iowa City Senior Center at 28 South Linn Street in Iowa City, there will be two showings of a GLBTQ movie (Sunday at 1:00 pm and Monday at 6:30 pm unless the Center is closed for some reason like a Holiday). The movies are open to anyone over 18 years of age and are held in Room 208. Often discussion does follow the movies.
What: GLBTQ Movie Night
When: Every Sunday at 1:00 pm and every Monday at 6:30 pm
Where: Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City
For more information, email Larry at email@example.com.
Lesbian/Bisexual Women’s Focus Group
We want to know what you think about healthcare in Iowa!
This Lesbian/Bisexual Women’s Focus Group will have an opportunity to share perceptions, opinions, beliefs, and attitudes.
May 16, 2013
6:30 – 8:00 pm
One Iowa, 419 SW 8th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
We will serve healthy snacks.
Plan for a one and one half hour focus group.
The Focus Group is one of many across the state geared towards our Health Survey and the LGBT Health & Wellness Conference which will take place on June 7th from 8-4 pm at Des Moines University.
Our goals are to help: educate health care professionals and clinics, faith/community organizations, in cultural competency for LGBTQ people;educate members of the LGBTQ community on methods to assist clinics and health professionals in becoming culturally competent to LGBTQ people; offer networking opportunities for attendees; increase resource availability throughout the state; and address specific needs of LGBTQ people who are also of a racial or ethnic group.
Please sign up for the focus group by 5/13. RSVP today!
Iowa Pride Network Honors Benefit
Thursday, May 16, 6:00 pm
Hosted by the Principal Financial Group, 650 8th Street (NW Entrance), Downtown Des Moines
Iowa Pride Network is celebrating 10 years of helping students create safe schools! During this event, IPN will award the Best High School GSA and Best College LGBT Group, as well as honor Iowa State University LGBT Student Services and Representative Mary Mascher. We hope to see you there!
RSVP and buy tickets or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
PFLAG Meeting in Des Moines
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Des Moines Chapter of Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) will meet at 6:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 1800 Bell Avenue Des Moines, IA 50315 on the third Tuesday of every month. The meeting begins with a short business meeting followed by an educational presentation, and a social and support session. All Are welcome!
Made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy. Now in its 40th anniversary year, PFLAG has over 350 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities and rural areas in all 50 states.
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Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 pm
Civic Center, 221 Walnut St, Des Moines
Known affectionately as “The TROCKS”, this is a company of professional male dancers performing the full range of the ballet and modern dance repertoire, including classical and original works. Comedy is achieved by incorporating and exaggerating the foibles, accidents and underlying incongruities of serious dance.
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The LGBT Health Conference is a meant to educate health care professionals and clinics, faith/community organizations, in cultural competency for LGBTQ people; educate members of the LGBTQ community on methods to assist clinics and health professionals in becoming culturally competent to LGBTQ people; offer networking opportunities for attendees; increase resource availability throughout the state; and address specific needs of LGBTQ people who are also of a racial or ethnic group.
Registration starting at 9:00 am with sessions beginning at 10:00 am and ending at 4:00 pm
Click here to register for event!IOWA’S 2013 MATTHEW SHEPARD SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS DINNER
Friday, June 7, 2013
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center 730 3rd Street Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Join us for Iowa’s 2013 Matthew Shepard Scholarship Awards Dinner recognizing distinguished Iowa high school students who are openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.
Dennis and Judy Shepard are the parents of Matthew Shepard, the 21-year-old college student who was kidnapped, savagely beaten and left to die in 1998, because he was gay.
The Shepards recently completed a five-country, two-week Eastern European outreach trip with the US State Department sharing their story and working to expand LGBT rights and protections.Have an event we need to know about? Submit it here.