LGBTQ+ Resources

On Campus Resources

Student Legal Services

Student Legal Services (SLS) provides high quality, free advice and affordable legal representation for currently enrolled University of Iowa students. SLS can be a resource for name changes and birth certificate changes, and can help orient people on where to start if they feel they have been the victim of discrimination.
Address: G115 Iowa Memorial Union
Phone: 319-335-3276
Email: student-legal@uiowa.edu

Student Care & Assistance

Student Care & Assistance in the Office of the Dean of Students offers care, support, and advocacy during times of personal struggles, crises, or emergencies. Student Care & Assistance will discuss options for addressing concerns and connect students to resources as needed. Students who experience concerns, harassment, or bullying behavior as a result of other individuals or groups will receive support and options to ensure the issues are handled efficiently and effectively.
Address: 135 Iowa Memorial Union
Phone: 319-335-1162
Email: dos@uiowa.edu

 

Iowa City Resources

United Action for Youth GLBTQA Youth Group

The GLBTQA Youth Group at United Action for Youth is a casual group for youth ages 12-18 to hang out and to connect to their peers in a setting that affirms their sexual orientation and gender identity.

Trans*Verse

A support group for trans people and their allies. They work to extend across feelings of isolation and confusion to the connections that can grow through community. Information about meetings can be found in their Facebook group.

Queer Health Advocacy

Queer Health Advocates are trained volunteers who accompany and advocate for members of the community who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, intersex, asexual, aromantic, queer, or questioning during medical appointments.

The Quire

This GLBT community chorus performs in and around Iowa City.

Emma Goldman Clinic

This clinic welcomes LGBTQ+ students to seek medical advice and assistance there.

TransVerse

TransVerse is a community support group for trans people and their allies.

Iowa City LGBTQ Meetup

A community of local Iowa City LGBTQ members that meets for coffee, board games, and movies within the Corridor.

Statewide Resources

Transformations Iowa

A support group for transgender and non-binary people with meetings in Des Moines, Urbandale, and Cedar Rapids.

One Iowa

One Iowa is the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization working toward full equality for LGBT individuals in Iowa through grassroots efforts and education.

Queer Campus Coalition 

The mission of the Queer Campus Coalition created by Iowa Safe Schools is to support LGBTQ students pursuing post-secondary education in Iowa. By communicating, growing, and advocating together, we can make institutional changes that lead to better and safer worlds for all students. 

 

National Resources & Organizations