LGBTQ+ Equality

Join other UUs, and others that share our values, in taking action.

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Current issues:

Uplift: UU services for trans and non-binary folks

Who is this space for?

This is a closed event specifically for trans/nonbinary+ people. Anyone who is trans, nonbinary, metagender, multigender, genderfluid, agender, demigender, genderqueer, questioning, and otherwise not wholly or entirely cis is welcome to attend.

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OneIowa’s LGBTQ Empowering workplaces culture virtual summit

They gave suggestions for people on how to be involved in LGBTQ issues     Here’s a link to promote a statewide series from One Iowa on LGBTQ Empowering workplaces culture virtual summit– it covers a few weeks but it’s still going on (Dec. 6 and Dec. 13) and it looks like each session stands alone.

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Iowa Trans Mutual Aid Fund

Welcome to the Iowa Trans Mutual Aid Fund
We believe that every Trans, Nonbinary, and Gender Diverse Iowan should have access to gender-affirming care

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Looking for Engagement with Iowa UUs–Volunteer Opportunities

We have spots on the board and on each of our task forces: Environmental Justice, LGBTQiA Justice and Racial Justice. Commitments vary–some as little as an hour or two every three months.

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We are Unitarian Universalists!

We are Unitarian Universalists, people of many backgrounds who have different beliefs, but shared values. Together, we offer a guided path towards a better you and a better world. Get to know us in this short animated video.

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Gender affirming care–the new rules

As of September 18, 2023, the ban on gender-affirming care for minors in Iowa is in effect. This means minors in Iowa receiving or wanting to receive gender-affirming care will no longer be able to in the state. While this law is devastating for LGBTQ youth and their families, One Iowa is here as a resource to guide folks through this transition.

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Caring for our Trans Families

Join Regional Congregational Life staff and consultants for a national three session series that will empower congregational leaders to faithfully support our transgender/non-binary community members. In this series, we will examine what multi-faceted support looks like including pastoral support, structural support and resources to help congregations work toward radical inclusivity, and advocacy in the public sphere.

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OneIowa hosts an LGBTQA Health and Wellness Event

In light of recent challenges like the Gender Affirming Care Ban and the rollback on abortion rights, the need for inclusive healthcare information for the LGBTQ community in Iowa has never been greater. 

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Faithify fundraiser: Outreach support for LGBTQ+ community

UUs across Iowa are aghast that our state legislature introduced more than 30 bills targeting trans youth! IUUWAN invites you to connect, learn more, and donate through Faithify to support LGBTQ+ youth.

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Please join The Quire of Eastern Iowa for this spring concert, “Protest, Power, and Remembrance” on June 11, 4 PM at The Englert Theatre in Iowa City. This concert includes selections from Considering Matthew Shepard.

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