The LGBTQ Iowa Archives & Library in the News
The Iowa City Press-Citizen
“‘Trans people are Iowans’: Dozens rally in Iowa City to mark the International Transgender Day of Visibility,” The Press-Citizen April 1, 2021.
“‘We have a duty to respond’: Iowa City community library plans to host Trans Day of Visibility rally,” The Press-Citizen, March 29, 2021.
The Cedar Rapids Gazette
“State’s LGBTQ history coming out in Iowa City-based library and archive,” The Gazette, March 6, 2021. A wonderful profile of our organization that shares the breadth, scope, and motivation of our work.
Talk of Iowa
Listen to our Director Aiden Bettine and early founder AJ Lewis talk about our work and queer and trans oral history in Iowa on Talk of Iowa with Charity Nebbe. “Living Histories: Archive Projects Empower LGBTQ Iowans To Share Stories,” Talk of Iowa, Iowa Public Radio, February 15th, 2021.
Great coverage from The Daily Iowan:
“University of Iowa English Ph.D. student creates a course with a focus on queer history in Iowa,” The Daily Iowan, May 6, 2021.
“‘Trans rights are human rights’: Students, community members gather to celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility,” The Daily Iowan, March 31, 2021.
“New art gallery explores themes of ritual and repetition,” The Daily Iowan, February 3rd, 2021.
“New lending libraries, archives create community space for LGBTQ Iowans,” The Daily Iowan, January 31st, 2021.