Iowa’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) organization preserving and advancing equality for LGBTQ individuals through grassroots efforts, advocacy, and education.
Join One Iowa at your Local Pride Festival
We are looking for volunteers to represent us at our vendor booths throughout the state. We are also seeking volunteers to march with us in the Capital City Pride parade. Click here to sign up.
Don’t see your local Pride festival? Stay tuned for more opportunities later this summer.
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.
One Iowa Blog
On Friday, July 14, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) gave a speech on the House floor comparing transgender troops who receive gender reassignment surgery through insurance provided by the U.S. military for their service with castrated slaves from the Ottoman Empire. “And today, we’re here thinking somehow we’re going to make the military better by letting […]
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has proposed two amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (H.R. 2810) that directly oppose spending that benefits transgender service members. On Thursday, July 6, Rep. King proposed an amendment to prohibit the use of Department of Defense funds for gender affirmation surgery or to “promote a […]
Aurianna Lwin, Iowa State Daily
William Petroski, The Des Moines Register
Courtney Crowder, The Des Moines Register