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Quad-Cities Leaders React to LGBTQ Issues During Pride Month

June 19th, 2020
Quad-Cities Leaders React to LGBTQ Issues During Pride Month

At a time of unprecedented economic, racial, social and health upheaval, some Quad-Cities LGBTQ leaders are taking comfort in the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on workplace civil rights. But during Pride Month, they say much still needs to be done. “It’s the most important LGBTQ decision to date,” Michelle Royal of Moline, a transgender activist and vice president of QC Pride, said this week of the June 15 high-court ruling that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees against discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. “It’s better than marriage... Read More

Quad-Cities Pride Week Postponed, Figge Opens Pride Photos Exhibit

May 1st, 2020
Quad-Cities Pride Week Postponed, Figge Opens Pride Photos Exhibit

DAVENPORT – The Figge Art Museum will celebrate Quad-Cities Pride starting Saturday with its first dual virtual/gallery exhibition. Works by Cedar Rapids-based photojournalist Andy Abeyta will be in the Figge’s second-floor Lewis Gallery once the museum reopens, but will also be available Saturday, May 2, for online viewing at figgeartmuseum.org. The exhibit features 11 of Abeyta’s joyous and vibrant images of the 2019 QC Pridefest, part of the QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week, which is being postponed this year. “QC Pride is dedicated to promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community... Read More

Project Quad-Cities Hosting Online LGBTQ Book Club

April 25th, 2020
Project Quad-Cities Hosting Online LGBTQ Book Club

Are you an LGBTQ+ adult in the Quad Cities looking to stay connected to your community during COVID-19? Join The Project Quad Cities for a FREE virtual book club! Just fill out a quick RSVP form so The Project can collect an address to ship the book to. Reserve your spot by April 28. Please note there are only have ten (10) spots available. They will take registrations on a first come first serve basis. If they cannot accept your registration, they will inform you via email. Virtual meeting information will be shared with those who RSVP via email. Discussion Date: Monday, May 18 Discussion Time:... Read More

The Pride Celebration Continues!

June 25th, 2019
The Pride Celebration Continues!

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show your PRIDE! That’s right, QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week is back for the second year! To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Saturday Jun 22 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 29.   Check out some of these amazing opportunities to show your PRIDE: Tuesday Jun 25 Get your skates on for a fun-filled family-friendly event at the Eldridge Community Center & Skatepark (400 S 16th Avenue Eldridge) from 5... Read More

Celebrate Your Quad Cities Pride This Week!

June 20th, 2019
Celebrate Your Quad Cities Pride This Week!

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show your PRIDE! That’s right, QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week is back for the second year! To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Saturday Jun 22 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 29.   Check out some of these amazing opportunities to show your PRIDE: Saturday Jun 22 Get this incredible week started off with Brunch at the Radisson (111 East Second Street Davenport) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 10% of all revenue... Read More

Show Your Pride at the Quad Cities Fall Pride Festival!

October 2nd, 2018
Show Your Pride at the Quad Cities Fall Pride Festival!

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show some PRIDE! One of the coolest festivals in the Quad Cities is back and better than ever! Quad Cities Fall Pride Festival is happening this Friday Oct 5 and Saturday Oct 6 at Mary’s on 2nd (832 W 2nd St. Davenport). Come enjoy fun, food, music, friends, art and LGBTQ pride at this family-friendly event!   Here is the full line-up of entertainment: Friday Oct 5 4 p.m.                 DJ Wayne 6 p.m.                 Belly Dancers 7 p.m.                 Corporate Rock 9 p.m.                ... Read More

Have Fun Showing QC Pride This Week!

May 31st, 2018
Have Fun Showing QC Pride This Week!

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show some PRIDE! QC Unity Pride Week is almost upon us! To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Friday Jun 1 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 9. Check out some of these amazing activities to show some PRIDE! The party kicks off Friday Jun 1 from 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. and Saturday Jun 2 from 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. with STREETFEST in the Village of East Davenport. STREETFEST is sponsored by Baked Beer & Bread Co. and... Read More