Kirkwood Pride

Kirkwood Pride

Kirkwood Pride is Kirkwood’s student group for LGBTQIA+ people and allies. We’re all about providing a positive environment and a place to share concerns. This safe, welcoming environment promotes awareness, equality and acceptance and educates the campus community about LGBTQIA+ issues.

Group Meeting Time: We're meeting virtually for the fall 2020 semester. Contact for details.

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Get Involved

Iowa Safe School's Virtual Queer College Conference 2020
Nov. 6-7, 2020

Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC), Madison, Wisconsin

Oct. 8-10, 2021

Explore the resources in our own backyard or check out national initiatives aimed at spreading awareness and equality. 

Cedar Rapids Pride

Green Bandana Project Training at Kirkwood (program to spread awareness of mental health resources)

Iowa City Pride

Iowa Safe Schools


PFLAG Cedar Rapids

Human Rights Campaign

National Center for Transgender Equality

Tanager Place LGBTQ Youth Center, Cedar Rapids

Transformative Healing, a safe space for LGBTQIA survivors of sexual violence

Trans Lifeline (a peer support service run by trans people for trans and questioning callers. Call 877-565-8860 to talk to someone.)

TransYouth Family Allies

The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention for LGBTQ people under 25. It's an important resource for young people in the LGBTQIA+ community. Here's how to get help from the Trevor Project.

Trevor Chat: 866-488-7386

Trevor Lifeline: 866-488-7386 (crisis intervention 24/7)

Trevor Text: 202-304-1200

TrevorSpace (online community for LGBTQ young people age 13-24)

Trevor Support Center

Gender-Neutral, Single-Occupancy Restrooms

Looking for a gender-neutral restroom? Kirkwood has seven single-occupancy spaces you can use. Here’s where to find them:

  • Main Campus: Benton Hall, 3rd Floor: Rooms 325 and 326
  • Main Campus: Bookstore, Benton Hall, 1st Floor: Rooms 112 and 113
  • Iowa City Campus: Room 125B, inside adjunct workroom
  • Linn County Regional Center: Rooms 803 and 805, south side of the building next to Kirkwood Corporate Training 

Ready to Get Started?

Contact Eliot Blake with questions: or 319-398-5899, ext. 5762.


Kirkwood Student Life

114 Benton Hall
(Temporarily Located at the Rec Center)

Please note, the doors to the Rec Center may be locked during normal business hours to allow for frequent cleaning. You can see their hours here. If you arrive and the doors are locked, please call the number above or email us at

Phone: 319-398-5578

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