Donna Red Wing, 'a force to be reckoned with' in fight for LGBTQ rights, dies after battle with cancer

April 16, 2018
Des Moines Register

"Donna Red Wing, a civil rights activist who campaigned for LGBTQ equality, died Monday afternoon at her home in Des Moines after an eight-month battle with cancer. She was 67. 

Red Wing, who was once called as 'the most dangerous woman in America' by the Christian Coalition, spent more than three decades advocating for civil rights. She was described in an obituary as a well-known national leader in the fight for LGBTQ equality."