OC Pride drag show survives city censorship

OC Pride drag show survives city censorship

ORANGE CITY — In eastern and central Iowa, you can take in a sultry drag show several days a week without worry of any hassle from government officials or conservative activists. But in northwest Iowa’s Orange City, at the 3rd annual OC Pride celebration, city...
Grace, poise and confidence

Grace, poise and confidence

The thrill of mass adoration, the pain of discrimination, and the inspiring satisfaction of fighting back all came flying at A.J. Adorien within a few months’ time, at the tender age of 17. It all happened in 2011 while Adorien , the outgoing Miss Gay Iowa City, was...