Tag Archives: One Iowa

LGBT Delegates At The DNC Arena

Far left: Liz Bennett of One Iowa. Far right: Jen Rowray of Iowa’s LGBT delegation. The gentleman in the middle is from Mississippi’s LGBT delegation and I failed to get the details about the gal to his left. Fun group!

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Iowa LGBT Group Reacts To Caucus

Via press release from One Iowa: “This extremely close outcome shows that in spite of the millions of dollars and constant campaigning on the backs of loving, committed gay and lesbian couples in Iowa, the attempt by social conservatives to dominate the caucuses simply didn’t work. Rather, this tie between Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney shows the deep divisions that ...

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Happy Mother’s Day From Zach Wahls

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Iowa House Bans All Gay Unions

By a GOP-led vote of 62-37, today the Iowa House voted to strip all legal recognitions for LGBT couples. If passed through both legislative bodies in two consecutive General Assemblies, the issue could be on the ballot as soon as 2013. “The proposed amendment devalues families and divides Iowans,” said One Iowa Executive Director Carolyn Jenison. “The Constitution is meant ...

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DOMA Ruling Reactions

GLAD: “Today the Court simply affirmed that our country won’t tolerate second-class marriages,” said Mary Bonauto, GLAD’s Civil Rights Project Director, who argued the case. “I’m pleased that Judge Tauro recognized that married same-sex couples and surviving spouses have been seriously harmed by DOMA and that the plaintiffs deserve the same opportunities to care and provide for each other and ...

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Happy Pride From Slaggie Gilamonster

From the LGBT rights group One Iowa: Maggie Gallagher of the National Organization for Marriage has a special message to Iowans: “We’re Here, We’re NOT Queer; Get Used to It.” She claims she was only joking, but she’s DEAD SERIOUS about taking away the freedom to marry in Iowa. We just found out that NOM’s “Summer for Marriage” Tour will ...

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One Iowa Vs One Iowa

OneIowa.org is the site for Iowa’s long-running LGBT rights organization. But they apparently failed to also reserve the .com extension of their name and the Christianists have jumped on it. Recently, the a “.COM” website was created (www.OneIowa.COM), but with a completely different agenda. The new site includes socially conservative content about several issues: protecting gun rights, restricting abortion, maintaining ...

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Iowa Family Council: Why Should The Elderly Or Infertile Get Married Anyway?

When confronted by an audience member about his position that opposite marriage must be preserved in order to produce children, the spokesman for the Iowa Family Policy Council said about the elderly and infertile, “One might ask, why are you getting a marriage license anyway?” One Iowa responds below.

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Iowa: NOM’s Ad For Stephen Burgmeier

Bookended with commentary from One Iowa….

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Preserving Marriage Equality In Iowa

Anti-gay haters in Iowa are trying every trick in the book to overturn marriage equality. Here’s how One Iowa is responding. Contribute to keeping this ad on Iowa’s airwaves here.

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