Tag Archives: LGBTQ

How To Support Those Affected By Club Q Shooting

From our inbox: A message from OneIowa We are in mourning this week after the mass shooting at Club Q, one of the few LGBTQ-safe spaces in Colorado Springs. Five people were killed, and at least 18 others were injured. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month by demanding equality for all. Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement as we celebrate the start of Pride Month: “Iowans believe that we all deserve dignity and respect, no … Continue reading

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The High Five

Friday’s High Five from Progress Iowa that I will post during the legislative session: We made it through the week, Dave! It’s going to be a rainy weekend here in Iowa, but as the old saying goes; “April showers bring … Continue reading

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Iowa Is Better Than This

Iowa is Better Than This! A statewide event Feb. 16 on lamenting Iowa’s discriminatory legislation During the past year, the Iowa Legislature proposed, and even codified into law, bills that attempt to normalize discrimination, reduce voting access and hurt many … Continue reading

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How To Get Involved In The Fight For LGBTQ Equality

Important message from One Iowa: September is gearing up to be a busy month with great ways to get involved in our fight for LGBTQ equality. Explore the ways you can support our work and show up for LGBTQ Iowans … Continue reading

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Grassley And Ernst Vote To Confirm Trump SCOTUS Nominee

Progress Iowa:  Sens. Grassley, Ernst Vote To Repeal ACA, Overturn Roe, Strip Away Rights With Confirmation Vote Des Moines, Iowa — A coalition of Iowa grassroots and advocacy organizations released a joint statement tonight in response to the votes of … Continue reading

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Iowa House Passes Legislation To Deny LGBTQ Panic Defense

The Iowa House unanimously approved legislation to “send a very loud message that you don’t get to murder someone, you do not get to harm someone, you don’t get to assault someone simply because you disagree with their lifestyle,” according … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Back To Work Tomorrow: Buckle Up

Tomorrow is the first Monday of October. In the US this year this means that we will be looking at the new Supreme Court session. This time around for the first time in a long time there will be a … Continue reading

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Iowa City Pride Parade Today

We apologize for not bringing up pride month earlier. It is now halfway through June. We missed the Capitol City Pride Parade and the parade in Davenport. This may be a good sign. Acceptance of alternative lifestyles now seems to … Continue reading

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One Iowa to Host 1st Annual LGBTQ Workplace Culture Summit in Central and Eastern Iowa

http://www.oneiowa.org  One Iowa, the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) advocacy organization, will host its 1st Annual LGBTQ Workplace Culture Summit in both central and eastern Iowa in October:   Central Iowa Summit: Tuesday, October 10 8 … Continue reading

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