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.

2018 LGBTQ Leadership Institute Graduates; Photo Credit: Brittany Brooke Crow
2018 LGBTQ Leadership Institute Graduates; Photo Credit: Brittany Brooke Crow

Featured Event

LGBTQ Career Fair

Monday, February 4, 4-6 p.m.
UnityPoint Health – Education and Research Center
1415 Woodland Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Are you an LGBTQ person looking for employment? Do you want to ensure you can bring your full self to your future workplace? 

This LGBTQ Career Fair will give you the chance to speak directly with Des Moines area employers about their LGBTQ policies and workplace cultures, ask questions, and find out about job openings that may be a good fit for you.

Directions, parking, and a map for the Education and Research Center can be found here.

7th Annual LGBTQ Health & Wellness Conference

Saturday, February 23, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Des Moines University
3300 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

This conference is aimed at addressing the health inequities and disparities LGBTQ Iowans continue to experience in our state. Health care professionals and community members alike gather to hear from key experts, participate in interactive workshops, and collaborate and connect with one another.

Attendees will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to cultivate safe and welcoming health care environments for LGBTQ Iowans throughout the state. Click here to register.

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.

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