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Matthew Shepard PictureMatthew Shephard Scholarship Program

Iowa’s Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program works with highly motivated students who are interested in advice and assistance from adult mentors to accelerate their academic experience and performance, improve their adjustment to professional standards of behavior, goals, ethics and success and out-perform their age group in transitioning to adult leadership roles. Scholarship awards are based on academic aptitude, academic achievement, community service and financial need.


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic LogoUniversity of Iowa LGBTQ Clinic

The University of Iowa LGBTQ Clinic serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning communities.  Our clinic provides full-service health care to meet the LGBTQ health care needs. 


Image result for glaad GLAAD 

GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.


The Trevor Project LogoThe Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.


National Suicide Prevention LifelineImage result for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.


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