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  • Graphic in the colors of the transgender flag, baby blue, pink, and white with three car icons with a dust cloud under their tires advertising the caravan to Sandy Salmon

    A Caravan To House Rep. Sandy Salmon Saturday, February 6th

    Iowa House Representative Sandy Salmon is responsible for all of the anti-trans legislation in the House thus far. She is the sole representative who introduced HF 184 barring trans people…

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    Leaving pants on the floor – Gallery Show Opening

    On Friday, January 15th, 2021 our first gallery show opens, Leaving pants on the floor. Exhibiting the work of Iowa City-based artist Anne S. Rogers. The first show in our…

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    History-By-Letter #5 | Gay Rights Marches in Dubuque, IA

    This month’s history-by-letter pulls our attention to Dubuque, Iowa, and challenges us to think about our local history in a national context. Pride parades and gay rights marches have been…

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    Help Build Our Kids and Teens Collection

    The LGBTQ Iowa Archives & Library is opening its doors in January 2021. We’re thrilled to already have over 1200 books to share with all of you! Unfortunately, a glaring…

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    History-By-Letter #4 | Linda Sue Evans

    This month we’d like to continue with our biographical approach by sharing the history of someone not famed for being an Iowan, but a radical, militant activist. Linda Sue Evans…

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    History-By-Letter #3 | Grant Wood

    Our first two letters examined the history of radical gay and lesbian printing and publication in Iowa City and Grinnell during the 1970s. Moving away from this historical time period,…

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    History-By-Letter #2 | RFD: A Country Journal for Gay Men Everywhere

    Last month’s letter on the history of the Iowa City Women’s Press has inspired the topic of this current letter – a publication with its roots in Iowa: RFD: A…

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    History-By-Letter #1 | Iowa City Women’s Press

    This month, we delve into the history of the Iowa City Women’s Press. Although the press was founded in 1972, we have to start a few years earlier with the…

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