Zach Wahls

Candidate for District 37

Meet Zach Wahls

Zach Wahls is a graduate of the University of Iowa, an advocate for LGBTQ rights, and co-founder of Scouts for Equality, which led the national campaign to end discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America. More recently, he is co-creator of The Woman Cards, a deck of playing cards featuring 15 original, hand-drawn portraits of American women who changed the world. His testimony before the Iowa House Judiciary Committee about growing up with gay parents was YouTube’s most-watched political video of 2011. He is the author of the bestselling book My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength and What Makes a Family. He has a master’s candidate in public policy at Princeton University.