LGBTQ Controversies: Notes

  1. Rod Boshart, “Lawmaker: U of I ‘Obnoxiously Pro-Homosexual,’” Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 5, 1995.
  2. Brown, “Taylor Files Lawsuit for $400,000,” The Daily Iowan, April 2, 1985, p. 1.
  3. Anonymous, “Court Rulings Confirm UI Rights Policy,” The Daily Iowan, April 2, 1985, p. 1.
  4. Anonymous, “Fat Lesbian…,” The Campus Review6 (1989).
  5. Anonymous, “Round Up Amazon Lesbians…,” The Campus Review1 (1990).
  6. Anonymous, “Iowa: T-shirt Included in AIDS Display Leads to Protests,” New York Times, August 13, 1989, Section 1, p. 43.
  7. Anonymous, no title, The Campus Review4 (1990).
  8. Heather Chase, “‘Gerbils’ Quilt Sparks Controversy,” Daily Iowan, July 17, 1991, p. 1.
  9. Adria Carpenter, “No One Believed That It Would Ever Come to This Place: Fear and Hatred Clouded Efforts to Care for Iowa’s Early AIDS Patients,” Little Village, May 16, 2023.
  10. Anonymous, “Campus Life: Suits and Debate Follow Display of Cartoon Poster,” New York Times, November 25, 1990, Section 1, p. 53.
  11. Renander v. Inc., LTD, 500 N.W.2d 39 (Iowa 1993).
  12. Anonymous, “Tipton Police File Report with the State Against Cedar County Attorney,” KCRG News, 25, 2020.
  13. Courtney Leatherman, “Dealing with Sexual Images in Iowa Classrooms,” Chronicle of Higher Education, December 8, 1993, A22.
  14. William Honan “An Unexpected Debate on ‘Unexpected’ Content in Classroom Materials,” New York Times, October 5, 1994, Section B, p. 11.
  15. Brett Beemyn, Kevin Floyd, and Terese Konechne, “On Queer Intercourse,” Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, 14.1 (1995).
  16. Jean Fallow, Josiane Peltier, and Israel Reyes, “Guest Editorial: The Regent’s Big Stick Policy,” Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies1 (1994).
  17. Beemyn et al., “On Queer Intercourse.”
  18. Sara Ahmed, Complaint! (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2021).
  19. Fallow et al, “Guest Editorial.”
  20. M. Stitzlein, “Divisive Concepts in Classrooms: A Call to Inquiry,” Studies in Philosophy and Education 41 (2022): 595-612.
  21. Beemyn et al., “On Queer Intercourse.”
  22. For the zine Judy!, see
  23. Ki Namaste, “Too Queer for Middle America? Reflection on InQueery, InTheory, InDeed,” Fuse Magazine, November 17, 1994, p. 26-29.
  24. Brett Beemyn, ed., Creating a Place for Ourselves: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community Histories (New York: Routledge, 1997).
  25. Boshart, “Lawmaker.”
  26. Jim Snyder, “Gays Too Welcome on Iowa Campuses, Lawmakers Charge,” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 19, 1995.
  27. Boshart, “Lawmaker.”
  28. Lois Cox, and Katherine Tachau, “The Erosion of Support for Education and Tenure in Iowa,” Academe (2023).