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LGBTQ+ Movement in Iowa

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Gender & Sexuality
Pride Flag
Sexual Orientation

The social movement in Iowa in support of LGBTQIA+ people (an umbrella term that covers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and more; LGBT was also used in the past) has history been represented in organizations like __________. This was followed by an increasing number of LGBTQ+ people in Iowa, primarily in the emergence of student groups at _______ (universities) and other institutions of higher education. Despite statewide and nationwide strides toward equality under the law, LGBTQ+ Iowans still face ongoing discrimination—and the fight for rights, safety, and acceptance is far from over.

Legal Issues and Context

(first reference to homosexuality- legally in the state), continue through time line

The AIDS Crisis and Backlash

(history in the state and how it responded)

LGBTQ+ Culture in Iowa

(history in the state and how it responded)

Iowa LGBTQ+ Representation and the Twenty-First Century

(history in the state and how it responded)

For Additional Information

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