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Iowa Marriage Equality

Celebrating Four Years Of Equality In The Heartland

Donna Red Wing | Posted 06.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Donna Red Wing

Four years ago today, the Iowa Supreme Court unanimously ruled that excluding gay and lesbian couples from marriage violated the promise of equal protection and was thus unconstitutional, and our state became only the third in the nation to extend the freedom to marry to them.

The Bipartisan/Nonpartisan Push For Marriage Equality

Donna Red Wing | Posted 05.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Donna Red Wing

The Republican Party was founded on principles of individual liberty and limited government, and what could be more antithetical to those principles than telling someone that they can't marry the person they love? We know that these conversations are happening around the country.

84 Days Till Minnesota Votes On My Family

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 10.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Meg Riley

There was a feeling of safety in Iowa that does not exist in Minnesota. In Iowa I didn't feel as if part of me was gearing up for an attack on my humanity, always watching for the dangers that accompany that.

Iowa: A Win-Win for Brad and Angelina

Donna Red Wing | Posted 08.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Donna Red Wing

If we can win the hearts and minds of the people in the Midwest -- we win. So I invite you to join us in Iowa and send a strong message that marriage equality is a good thing for America and American families. Get married here.

Take Action: Protect Marriage Equality in Iowa

Joe Mirabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Mirabella

One Iowa launched a new campaign called "Letters to Mr. Branstad." Terry Branstad is a former Iowa governor who was brought out of political retirement to challenge the current Governor of Iowa, Chet Culver.

Iowa Same-Sex Marriage Poll: 92% Say It Hasn't Impacted Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most common arguments against marriage equality is that the legalization of gay marriage threatens the institution of traditional marriage....