Gridshock- Quad Cities Premiere, April 18

DAVENPORT — The Project of the Quad Cities is hosting a screening of the documentary “Gridshock.” From the Facebook event:
Come join The Project of the Quad Cities at the FIGGE for a FREE exclusive screening of Quad City native, Vanessa McNeal’s riveting documentary exposing the hidden and disturbing reality behind the sex trafficking demand in Iowa, GRIDSHOCK. 5:30pm- Meet and greet with The Project

6:00pm- Movie Screening and Q&A with Vanessa

Vanessa McNeal, a filmmaker and survivor of sexual violence sets out to explore the often overlooked reality about why the sex trafficking industry thrives. The truth is that sex trafficking wouldn’t exist without the unquenchable thirst and demand for it. On the quest to learn more, Vanessa discovers who the johns/buyers are and why there is a culture of impunity that hides and protects them.

Red Ribbon Gala Pt. 2 in the Quad Cities

DAVENPORT, Iowa — The Project of the Quad Cities holds it’s Red Ribbon Gala on Saturday, April 13, at the Rhythm City Casino in Davenport. This is the rescheduled annual Red Ribbon Gala. TPQC is a non-profit that serves those affected by HIV/AIDS in the Quad Cities area. From the Facebook event:

Electricity now included! Due to an unexpected power outage, we rescheduled the main portion of this year’s Red Ribbon Gala.

Quad Cities Pridefest in May

DAVENPORT, Iowa — The Quad Cities Pridefest comes to town in May. From the Facebook event:
Quad Cities Pridefest is a 3 day LGBTQ festival celebrating diversity in our community. This event will be the start of Unity Pride Week, hosted by QC Pride! Kick off your Unity Pride week with a BANG!!!! Please reach out with any questions!

Quad Cities Fall Pride

DAVENPORT, Iowa — The Quad Cities will host a Fall Pride festival October 5 and 6. The festivities will be at 2nd and Warren streets in Davenport, Iowa with two days of entertainment, including a kids’ area on Saturday, Oct. 5. The schedule for the weekend is:

Friday, Oct. 5

4 p.m. – DJ Wayne

6 p.m. – Belly Dancers

7 p.m. – Corporate Rock

9 p.m. – Fall Pride Pageant

11 p.m. – Manscape Burlesque

11:30 p.m. – Bottoms Up Burlesque

Saturday, Oct.