Iowa

WATCH: Once imprisoned for being HIV+, two men freed during #HIVisNotaCrime conference

At the first ever HIV is Not a Crime Conference, held this week at Grinnell College in Iowa, Bogardus and Rhoades were freed from their GPS monitoring devices with bolt cutters. It was an act of great symbolism, great triumph, and great new beginnings. But until the media, the full spectrum of the LGBT community, politicians, and allies take responsibility for combatting stigma and creating responsible policies, people who are HIV+ will remain chained

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June 4, 2014

Iowa's Grinnell College welcomes the first "HIV Is Not A Crime" conference

Dr. Raynard Kington, M.D., President of Grinnell College, welcomed over a hundred HIV/AIDS advocates from all over the U.S. to the first national "HIV Is Not A Crime" conference.

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May 1, 2014

Iowa House unanimously votes to soften state's HIV criminalization law

The Iowa House and Senate has passed a historic law that will soften Iowa's current discriminatory HIV law.

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Register now for "HIV is Not a Crime" conference happening in this summer

The first-ever national HIV is Not a Crime conference will take place this year at Grinnell College in Iowa to untie and train advocates living with HIV and allies from across the country in the effort to end HIV criminalization

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Powerful Anti-Bullying Message Graces Front Page of Iowa Newspaper

In a rare and poignant display of outspoken advocacy, Iowa's Sioux City Journal devoted the entire front page of its popular Sunday edition to a powerful anti-bullying message (and image).

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Equality advocate Zach Wahls to make special presentation at GLAAD Media Awards in NYC #glaadawards

LGBT equality advocate Zach Wahls will join Bernadette Peters, John Stamos, Russell Simmons, Megan Hilty, Carson Kressley, and more at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York.
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2011 Election Roundup: LGBT Equality Victories

Voters across the country demonstrated their support for equality and the LGBT community Tuesday. Yesterday’s election saw a slew of victories for LGBT candidates and equality.

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Story to Watch: Anti-Gay Groups Launch Campaign in Iowa Senate Race

The National Organization for Marriage, the activist group "The Family Leader," and the consulting firm The Concordia Group, have launched a new anti-gay campaign in the 18th District Senate race in Iowa.

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