The Blazing Saddle, thought to be the oldest LGBTQ+ bar in the Midwest, celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend, in a three-day event that coincides with the 35th Annual Iowa Leather Weekend. Read about the events planned, including drag, leather contests, a play party, a sober social, and a Sunday outdoor service with lesbian singer Summer Osborne.Read More
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Central Iowa businesses oppose anti-LGBTQ bills, ‘UNI Seven’ honored, Waterloo conversion therapy ban delayed, Postcards with Pints in Ames, more
More than 69 businesses in Ankeny, the West Des Moines community of Valley Junction, and Des Moines’ East Village have all joined statements opposing the anti-LGBTQ legislation moving fast through the Iowa Legislature.
Plus, learn about the UNI Seven and the stance they took in March 1970 that led to the Cedar Falls university’s Cultural Center.
Coming up, Ames Pride offers a “Postcards with Pints” event and showing of a renowned documentary as part of the International Day of Transgender Visibility coming up.
It’s all in the new TRM Weekly Update for Central Iowa.Read More
Posted by Christine Hawes | Nov 19, 2022 | 2022, Archives, Arts, Eastern Iowa, Fetishes & Kink Lead, Fetishes and Kinks, Human Interest, Illinois, LGBTQ+, Mature Content Lead, Men, Northwest Illinois, November 2022, PG13, Profiles, Women
Burlesque as therapy, self-discovery, empowerment and exploring gender will all be part of tonight’s Striptease Academy 2022 Showcase at The Spotlight Theatre in Moline. It’s one of the year’s last big events for Mary Quite Contrary’s House of Burlesque. It’s one of the year’s final events for MQC’s, a Quad Cities burlesque troupe that’s been performing and providing burlesque and striptease education for six years.Read More