Iowa’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) organization working toward full equality for LGBTQ individuals.

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One Iowa’s 8th Annual Gala Celebration

Friday, April 7, Cocktail Hour – 6 p.m., Program – 7 p.m.
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
833 5th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Our 8th Annual Gala Celebration will include dinner, an auction, and an awards ceremony honoring the work our state’s advocates for LGBT equality have accomplished this past year. Click here to purchase tickets.

Please contact our executive director, Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel (, 515-288-4019 x208) if you are interested in sponsorship or advertisement opportunities.

One Iowa NORTH

One Iowa NORTH is an affiliate of One Iowa, the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization working toward full equality for LGBT individuals in Iowa through grassroots efforts and education.

Located in Mason City, One Iowa NORTH focuses on the needs of LGBT North Iowans, their families, and allies to provide education and support.

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