One Iowa is a statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) organization preserving and advancing equality for LGBTQ individuals through grassroots efforts, advocacy, and education.

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Featured Events

Transformations Iowa TDOR Vigil

2nd Monday of every month, 7:00 p.m.
Iowa State Capitol Building, west steps
1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319
Transgender Day of Remembrance is devoted to remembering and honoring the people who have lost their lives to transphobic violence.  Transformations Iowa, a support group for transgender and non-binary people, will host a vigil to read the names of those killed and mourn as a community.   

One Iowa NORTH

One Iowa NORTH is a regional affiliate located in Mason City. One Iowa NORTH focuses on the needs of LGBTQ people in northern Iowa, their families, and allies to provide education and support.

One Iowa Blog


One Iowa listens to LGBTQ community concerns

Aurianna Lwin, Iowa State Daily

Iowa LGBTQ activists vow they won’t be silent

William Petroski, The Des Moines Register

Trans in Iowa – ongoing series

Courtney Crowder, The Des Moines Register

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