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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One Iowa Night on Broadway

Tuesday, December 5, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Noce Jazz Cabaret
1326 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Support LGBTQ Iowans and enjoy showtunes performed by local LGBTQ performers, allies, and One Iowa staff! All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit One Iowa’s work preserving and advancing equality for LGBTQ Iowans.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Happy hour begins at 6 pm; program begins at 7 pm (hosted by Jackie Schmillen of CW Iowa Live).

Confirmed performers:
– Jackie Schmillen
– Jupiter P. Belle
– Domita Sanchez
– Erin Horst
– Gina Gedler
– Rae Davis
– Katy Merriman
– Madison Ray
– Adam Yankhowy
– Alexandra St. James
– Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus


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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One Iowa listens to LGBTQ community concerns

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Trans in Iowa – ongoing series

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