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Iowa City Gay Bars and Restaurants Guide
As in most cities that have a major university, Iowa City has no shortage of lively bars, funky coffeehouses, and reasonably priced restaurants. Most places in town are quite gay-friendly, but Studio 13 13 S. Linn St. Formerly known as the Alley Cat, and drawing quite a few hetero friends of the community as well, the bar is right downtown, steps from the campus of the University of Iowa. Studio 13 has a and-older admission policy you have to be 21 to drink , and has plenty of events to keep things interesting - drag shows, karaoke, and so on. After the bar closes, the crowd spills into the adjoining alley, where jovial mingling and occasionally intense cruising occur for another hour or so.
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Iowa began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on April 27, following a ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court , making Iowa the fourth U. Same-sex couples may also adopt, and state laws ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing and public accommodations. Prior to European settlement of Iowa in the early 19th century, several Native American tribes inhabited the area. These include the Dakota and Omaha peoples.