Tag Archive | Iowa

US: Biden’s LGBTQ record draws scrutiny at Iowa presidential forum

US: Biden’s LGBTQ record draws scrutiny at Iowa presidential forum

(Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden’s decades-long record on LGBT issues was scrutinised on Friday in Iowa, at the first major forum focused on the topic during the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest. Biden was questioned at the multi-candidate event on Friday night, about his votes as a US senator from Delaware, on legislation […]

US: Buttigieg – ‘No going back’ in fight for LGBTQ rights

US: Buttigieg – ‘No going back’ in fight for LGBTQ rights

(Reuters) – Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay US president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday, there was “no going back to normal” in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Buttigieg, speaking at a rally on the steps outside the Iowa state capitol in Des Moines, said rights […]

Listen: Bring Me Down Dixie – Kate Brown

Listen: Bring Me Down Dixie – Kate Brown

In our music slot today, we feature Kate Brown, folk singer/songwriter, singing her latest single, “Bring Me Down Dixie“. Originally from Iowa, and now living in LA, Kate’s rich vocals, and powerful lyrics, tell a story of love lost and independence regained. Her vivid brand of lyrical storytelling has seen her compared with Bob Dylan […]