The Project of the Quad Cities is trying to help provide readings to identities who are most often the target of book bans. TPQC’s new lending library focuses on LGBTQ, BIPOC and female writings, at a time when Pen America reports explosive nationwide growth in book bans in states that include Iowa.
Nine Quad Citians help tell the true story of the HIV epidemic and of The Project of the Quad Cities in its early days. It’s all in the new documentary “We’re Still Here,” showing Thursday night.
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Counties Served by TPQC
TPQC provides HIV testing and support services, harm reduction, LGBTQ+ health care, gender transition care, behavioral health, and several annual events to Rock Island County in Illinois and Scott County in Iowa, plus:
• In Illinois: Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Henry, Lee, Mercer, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, and Winnebago counties
• In Iowa: Cedar. Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Jones, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine counties
Self-test kits for HIV available online at The Project of the Quad Cities aim to reduce stigma, transcend barriers
HIV self-testing has potential to help reduce the stigma of HIV testing and also eliminate barriers like language and transportation. The Project of the Quad Cities is offering test kits through an online form.
Traditional feel-good story through LGBTQ+ eyes comes to Davenport Friday in ‘The Mattachine Family’
A rare opportunity to see the new film “The Mattachine Family,” featuring Nico Tortorella and Emily Hampshire, comes to Davenport Friday night. Read here about this traditional feel-good story, and the reason it’s showing in the Quad Cities.
LONG GROVE, IA. -- Teams are still sought for the upcoming Putts Fore Pride golf tournament Oct. 6, the latest fundraising event from The Project of the Quad Cities at a time when the nonprofit is expanding services, and moving to a larger location. The event,...