Gordie Felger

Gordie Felger

Gordie Felger is a volunteer member of two LGBTQ+ organizations (CR Pride and Free Mom Hugs) and a One Iowa volunteer activist. He produced a marketing campaign called The Power of Pronouns. He is a friend of many LGBTQ+ folks and an ally to the community.

The cover of the Hoey committee report released Dec. 15, 1950, concluding that homosexuals were unsuitable for employment in the federal government and constituted security risks in positions of public trust

America is in the grip of a new ‘Lavender Scare,’ spreading fear of LGBTQ+ people

By: - May 21, 2023

In the early 1950s, the Eisenhower administration fired or barred thousands of gay, lesbian, and transgender people from federal government jobs. It was the Cold War era when fear of communists, called “The Red Scare,” overtook America. A questionable connection between communists and “homosexuals” arose from the following “reasoning.” Communists would threaten to out “homosexuals,” […]