June is Pride month, this year marking the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan that marked the beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement. Throughout the state and the country, communities will gather together though the summer and early fall to celebrate how far we've come and to gather strength for the distance we have yet to go.
May 11: Decorah Pride
June 1: SUX Pride*
June 7-9: Capitol City Pride Fest, Des Moines*
June 11-15: Iowa City Pride Festival*
June 22: Burlington Pride in the Park
June 22-29: Unity Pride Week, Quad Cities
June 28-29: Heartland Pride, Omaha-Council Bluffs *
July 6: Cedar Rapids Pridefest*
August 17: Mason City Pride*
August 23-24: Cedar Valley Pridefest, Waterloo*
September 1: Coralville Fall Pridefest
September 7: Ames Pridefest*
October 18-20: Orange City Pride*
* The ACLU of Iowa will attend this event. Stop by our table!