Showing posts with label Iowa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Iowa. Show all posts

06 August 2018

civil rights - Iowa 4-H director fired after gay, transgender inclusion policy inflames conservative groups

Courtney Crowder
USA Today

  
4-H symbol

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08 June 2018

27 March 2018

Iowa - Republican senator opposes Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military

Zack Ford
ThinkProgress


Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)

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10 March 2018

Iowa - Senate expresses support for transgender, gender non-conforming students

Alex Connor
Iowa State Daily


Beardshear Hall

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17 February 2018

Iowa religious liberty bill is a neon 'unwelcome' sign

Kathie Obradovich
Des Moines Register


scene in Sioux City, Iowa

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17 January 2018

Editorial: Ernst owes Iowans answers

Editorial board
Quad Cities Times


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13 January 2018

Ankeny, Iowa


estimated transgender population:  340*
(rounded down)

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ezs note:  While my hometown has remained fairly stable, Ankeny, Iowa has grown by leaps and bounds!  Come see what all the buzz is about!

24 October 2017

How LGBTQ-friendly are Iowa cities?

Mackenzie Elmer, Andy Davis, Kim Norvell
The Des Moines Register


Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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20 October 2017

22 September 2017

09 September 2017

Transgender Iowan deploys to Hurricane Irma despite president's ban

Courtney Crowder
The Des Moines Register


Sint Maarten

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22 March 2017

More Than 115 Anti-LGBTQ Bills Introduced in 30 States

Staff
HRC


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ezs note:  In virtually every case, you should call both the state representative AND state senator.  In every case, you should state your sentiments AGAINST the bill.  Here are the states you should watch for:

Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

Good luck!

27 October 2016

Iowa church voluntarily drops lawsuit on transgender bathroom issue

Press
LGBTQ Nation


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13 October 2016

Iowa’s first transgender high school athlete found his truth on the track

Courtney Crowder
USA Today


Cedar Falls, Iowa

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03 April 2016

Hey, Iowa lawmakers, leave those kids alone

Todd Dorman
The Gazette


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