Two weeks after the last LGBTQ bar in Cedar Rapids announced its closure, owner Andrew Harrison said a buyer stepped in to save the space for the community.
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Ten years after the Human Rights Campaign first rated cities nationwide on how inclusive they are to LGBTQ people, cities in Iowa have made big improvements. But with a state Legislature that introduces anti-LGBTQ bills each session, does it matter?
Community Nov. 3, 2021 6:00 am
The event at Tavern Blue will feature live music and performances, and a lineup of vendors and information booths. The festival benefits the University of Iowa Health Care LGBTQ+ Clinic.
Community Aug. 24, 2021 1:00 pm
An intimate reception and lecture with visual artist and activist Daniel Arzola will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Thew Brewing. A portion of ticket sales will cover a workshop Arzola is providing to the kids at the Tanager Place LGBTQ+ Youth Center.
By Joe Coffey - The History Center
History Jun. 22, 2021 7:15 am
Photos and documentation of people at area gay events before the 1970s are fairly rare, so much of what we know comes from an amalgamation of diaries, oral histories, stories passed down and clues left behind.