Event Series Speaker Series

Speaker Series: Brea Baker

Temple Theater 1011 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

Brea is a skilled communications strategist, influencer engagement professional, activist/organizer, and social impact advisor. She has contributed to dozens of electoral and advocacy campaigns including the 2017 Women’s March (where she served as the youngest national organizer), the 2018 student walkouts against gun violence, Jumaane Williams’ successful bid for NYC Public Advocate, and more.

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2024 Capital City Pride Gala & Awards Ceremony

The River Center 340 SW 3rd Street., Des Moines, IA, United States

Step into a world of wonder and fantasy at the 2024 Capital City Pride Gala. Join us for an “Over the Rainbow” inspired evening in the magical realm of “Oz”. From the emerald green hues to the sparkle of ruby slippers, prepare for an enchanting evening of celebration for those that strengthen and promote the […]

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Speaker Series: Michael Arceneaux

Temple Theater 1011 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

Michael Arceneaux is the New York Times bestselling author of I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith in Beyoncé. His second book, […]

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Iowa Wild Pride Night

Wells Fargo Arena 233 Center St., Des Moines, IA, United States

Iowa Wild hocky presents Pride Night on Friday, March 22nd. Doors open at 5:30PM with the game starting at 7:00.Save the date on your calendar!!See the link below for discounted tickets.

March Book Club: Light from Uncommon Stars

The Slow Down Coffee Co. 3613 6th Ave, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Join us at the Slow Down Coffee Co. to talk about the award winning book “Light from Uncommon Stars” by Ryka Aoki. In this experience of a story, Shizuka Satomi made a deal with the devil: to escape damnation, she must entice seven other violin prodigies to trade their souls for success. She has already […]

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Bingo!

The Blazing Saddle 416 E 5th St, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Join us for an afternoon of vibrant entertainment and community spirit at the Capital City Pride Bingo Fundraiser, hosted by the one and only Blazing Saddle. Get ready for an exciting bingo experience filled with laughter, camaraderie, and fabulous prizes!  You can expect a lively atmosphere celebrating pride and inclusivity featuring engaging bingo games with […]

Pride Nocturnal Night

Des Moines Science Center 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Explore the many hands-on fun exhibits the Science Center has to offer! These activities include the Star Theater planetarium and dynamic live demonstrations for kids and teens! This will be a great time for all to enjoy, play and learn at a safe, loving and accepting environment!

Intergenerational Panel Discussion

Temple Theater 1011 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

Everyone has their own story, but what is the experience of being gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer across different generations? Join us for a panel discussion from members of each generation to discuss the issues of how the generation gap can separate us but also bring us together. Join us for a panel discussion […]

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Speaker Series: Alicia Roth Weigel

Temple Theater 1011 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

Alicia is a Forbes and New York Times published change agent, working to improve the political and social landscape for marginalized populations in the South and around the world. As a partner for the Pride Fund, Alicia raises and invests capital to grow LGBTQIA-led companies. As a Human Rights Commissioner for the City of Austin, […]

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