In January, Capital City Pride will launch its first speaker series with six speakers over six months to the Des Moines metro to share their stories as members of the LGBT community, their challenges, role models, and path to success.
- January 25th – Chadwick Boyd; TV Host, Food & Lifestyle Expert, Author
- February 23rd – Jean Malpas; Director of the Gender and Family Project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family
- March 22nd – Jonathan Lovitz; Senior Vice President, NGLCC | Director, NGLCCNY
- April 19th – Michael LaRosa; Communications Director for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Michael spent seven years as a producer for MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews