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

12 Bars of Charity

Saturday, December 16, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Downtown Des Moines

One Iowa is one of eight nonprofit organizations you can support during this holiday bar crawl! $30 gets you a color-coordinated One Iowa team sweatshirt, a $10 donation to One Iowa, free shuttle rides, and drink specials.

Get your tickets here. Be sure to join team One Iowa!


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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