14th April 2015
Iowa Governor supports school’s right to fire gay teacher 11
12:33 PM — Iowa Governor Terry Branstad said he supports a Catholic school's right to fire a teacher for being gay.
12th April 2015
Man arrested after sending fake ‘anthrax’ to gay bar 14
7:51 PM — A man has been arrested after sending a homophobic letter containing fake poison to an Iowa gay bar.
10th April 2015
Students walk out of school that denied gay teacher a job 54
1:10 PM — A Catholic school in Des Moines, Iowa, turned down a substitute teacher's application for a full time job after learning he is gay.
2nd July 2014
US: Researcher pleads not guilty in HIV vaccine fraud case
10:55 PM — Dong-Pyou Han, a former Iowa State University scientist, pleaded not guilty Tuesday regarding charges that he falsified research for an HIV vaccine to secure large amounts of federal funding.
24th April 2013
US: Republican Senator who made anti-gay comments to meet with openly gay colleague 7
5:26 PM — A Republican lawmaker who last week made controversial remarks about gay relationships on the Senate floor in the US state of Iowa last week, has asked an openly gay colleague to have lunch with him, in an effort to get better acquainted.
18th April 2013
US: Senator claims the media has ‘bamboozled’ the public into thinking gay relationships can be happy 30
1:53 PM — A Republican Senator in Iowa surprised colleagues by using time set aside for free discussion to declare that society, and in particular children, were "bamboozled" by portrayals of fulfilling gay relationships in the media.
13th February 2012
‘Gay is not okay’ church forced to change sign 39
4:34 PM — A reverend has had to change a sign at his Des Moines church from reading "Gay is not Okay" after a hundred protesters gathered outside.