Heartland Pride is a volunteer-run nonprofit organization founded in 2010-2011 in Omaha, Nebraska, to produce community events, promote unity, and provide assistance to the LGBTQIA+ community in Nebraska and western Iowa.
Heartland Pride programs include Heartland Pride Royalty, Scholarship Program, and Community Action Grant Program. Heartland Pride has organized or participated in a number of events and activities including the Heartland Pride Festival, River Ride with Heartland Pride, Tom Mahony Pride Prom, Heartland Youth Pride, Heartland Pride Royalty Pageant, Heartland Pride Parade, Harvey Milk Candle Light Vigil, Royalty shows, Eat With Pride, and the MAHA Music Festival Community Village.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Digital images of ephemera and memorabilia from the collection of Omaha man Dino Andrade including buttons, pins, awards, matchbooks, and other ephemera. Organizations and businesses documented in the photographs are Heartland Pride, Heartland Gay Rodeo Association, Imperial Court of Nebraska, the Diamond Bar, Gilligan’s Bar, and the New Voice of Nebraska.
The ephemera relates to various LGBTQIA+ organizations and events in Omaha in 2016-2017. Some of the organizations and events represented include Heartland Pride, Urban Abbey, Trans Day of Remembrance, Trans Day of Visibility, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, LGBTQ+ employee resource groups at Omaha businesses, and others.
Photographs of participants in the 2014 Heartland Pride Parade in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
The Queer Omaha Archives Celebration on July 13, 2016, ad for the Heartland Pride 2016 guide.