All nine Iowa cities included in the report scored higher than the national average: Conversion Therapy is currently legal. The University of Iowa Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Resource Center , formerly, GLBTAU and founded in , welcomes friends and visitors of all ages, regardless of sexual orientation, to its many gatherings, from movies to dances to political conferences. One Iowa. Equal age of consent in Iowa?
The Des Moines City Council passes a local ordinance protecting residents from discrimination based on sexual orientation. Days later the budget bill was signed into law by the Governor of Iowa Kim Reynolds. Iowa began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on April 27, following a ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court , making Iowa the fourth U. A violation of this statute is classified as either a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on the circumstances.