One Iowa Events
Thursday, October 26, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa
2301 Oakdale Blvd, Coralville, IA 52241
This brand new event will provide resources for employers and LGBTQ employees to help create safe and inclusive workplaces. Employers will learn about ways to improve their policies and retain LGBTQ talent, while LGBTQ employees will learn about their rights and strategies for creating LGBTQ employee resource groups.
Thursday, November 9, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
717 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Raise a toast to LGBTQ equality at Hello, Marjorie! 20% of all proceeds from 5-9 p.m. will be donated to One Iowa to support LGBTQ Iowans.
Des Moines Civic Center, Stoner Theater
221 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
AS ONE is a contemporary chamber opera that tells the story of Hannah, a transgender woman. Over the course of 15 songs, Hannah explores her challenges growing up in a small town, her struggles with family and her inspiring journey of becoming true to herself.
This new production directed by Kristine McIntyre and conducted by Michael Sakir, features Elise Quagliata, John Moore, Baritone and the Polymnia Quartet. Composer Laura Kaminsky and co-librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed will be with us for opening night on November 17. Each performance will feature a talkback session, facilitated by One Iowa and Transformations Iowa, featuring LGBTQ Iowans alongside members of the cast and creative team.
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. Tickets available soon.
Happy hour begins at 6 pm; program begins at 7 pm (hosted by Jackie Schmillen of CW Iowa Live).
– Jackie Schmillen
– Jupiter P. Belle
– Domita Sanchez
– Erin Horst
– Gina Gedler
– Rae Fehring
– Katy Merriman
– Madison Ray
– Adam Yankhowy
– Alexandra St. James
– Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus
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!
A safe, supportive and inclusive space for adults to share and connect.
Meetings are designed with a one hour sharing segment, a brief break, and a one hour positive feedback segment. Please attend both segments. Meetings are confidential and designed for LGBTQ+ adults (18+).
In partnership with HILLCREST Family Services and Multicultural Family Center.
2nd Monday of every month
The Des Moines Vet Center
1821 22nd Street #115
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266