equality

Talk of Iowa
2:03 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Reflections on Varnum

Doug Alexander and Ron Snitker on their wedding day at the Historic Park Inn Hotel which was designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Five years ago the Iowa Supreme Court ruled in Varnum v. Brien that same-sex marriage was legal in Iowa.  Host Charity Nebbe talks with people who have been affected by the decision including Ryan Roemerman of the Iowa Pride Network, retired Presbyterian minister Rev. Greg Smith, and events planner Beau Fodor.  Also, Heather Yoeman and Dean Genth discuss being able to marry their same-sex spouses.

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Talk of Iowa
12:54 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Working Women: Broken and Persisting Barriers

1971
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Women who came of age in the 1960s and 1970s had educational opportunities and careers that their mothers and grandmothers never knew, but many barriers still stood in their way.

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