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All relevant news and information regarding LGBTQ non-discrimination in The Hoosier State.


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Catholics Call for Greater LGBT Inclusion Within the Church

October 19, 2016, 1:41 pm This year Freedom for All Americans is proud to be working with Believe Out Loud. As part of our partnership, we have compiled this round-up below of nearly a dozen Catholics from across the country calling for greater inclusion of LGBT people in the Church.
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Chair of Notre Dame’s LGBT Alumni Group Calls for Greater Inclusion in the Catholic Church

September 30, 2016, 11:34 am This Sunday, October 2, Jack Bergen will walk in line with dozens of other LGBT Catholics and allies for a special Pilgrimage of Mercy event in New York City to call on Catholic bishops and institutions across the country to embrace greater compassion for LGBT Catholics.
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Bringing a Bisexual Lens to Sexuality, Policy, and Health Research, with Tremendous Support from His Family

September 22, 2016, 10:31 pm Even as Brian went through his own journey of finding himself, often distraught and emotionally vulnerable, his father remained there for him.
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A Bisexual Perspective on the Need for LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections During #BiWeek

September 18, 2016, 9:03 pm For Christi, #BiWeek is an important time to talk about the unique challenges and forms of discrimination faced by bisexual people -- not just in employment, but across the spectrum of their unique lives.
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Momentum in Indiana: Lafayette City Council Unanimously Passes Transgender-Inclusive HRO

By Megan Clayton • September 8, 2016, 10:47 am Yesterday Lafayette, Indiana became the latest city to in the country to update its local civil rights laws to protect transgender people from discrimination.
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LGBT-U Apprentice Q&A: Matthew Zaradich in Chicago, IL

By Adam Polaski • August 19, 2016, 12:00 pm "My favorite part of LGBT-U has been getting to know my fellow apprentices. Together, we've formed a support network across the country that has been so very helpful in our own individual efforts to make LGBT equality a reality in every city, every state, every region across the country. "
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Rules Against Lesbian Woman Who Faced Employment Discrimination

By Adam Polaski • July 29, 2016, 11:47 am This week the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit rejected claims from a lesbian woman in Indiana who experienced employment discrimination.
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Happy Mother’s Day to these Transgender Mothers & Moms of Trans Children!

By Adam Polaski • May 7, 2016, 1:00 am As part of the Transgender Freedom Project, we're proud to highlight the stories of transgender mothers, and the mothers of transgender children, who are tasked with an additional challenge when it comes to parenting – enduring the discrimination based on gender identity that is still legally sanctioned in 33 states and occurs each and every day.
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NCAA Unveils New Plans to Prioritize Non-Discrimination in Bids for Host Cities

By Adam Polaski • April 28, 2016, 1:03 pm This week at their quarterly meeting in Indianapolis, the Board of Governors of the NCAA voted on a new rule requiring cities wishing to host or bid on NCAA events to demonstrate how they will "provide an environment that is safe, healthy, and free of discrimination."
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Kokomo, Indiana Passes LGBT-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

By Adam Polaski • March 15, 2016, 2:07 pm Last night, March 14, the City Council of Kokomo, Indiana gave final approval to a human rights ordinance protecting LGBT people from discrimination.
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This Week in LGBT Non-Discrimination: With Anti-LGBT Bills Advancing, Here’s How We’re Pushing Back

By Adam Polaski • February 13, 2016, 12:06 pm This week, several anti-LGBT bills advanced – and momentum continued to build as fair-minded Americans voiced clear commitment to the fight.
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This Week in Non-Discrimination: Where Pro-LGBT Bills and Discriminatory Legislation Advanced

By Adam Polaski • February 4, 2016, 3:31 pm We're in the middle of legislative sessions in nearly every state in the country – and as legislators debate vital issues for their local communities, LGBT issues and bills related to non-discrimination protections have emerged as significant priorities.
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Indiana Legislators Perpetuate Inaction on LGBT Non-Discrimination, Leaving Thousands of Hoosiers Vulnerable to Discrimination

By Adam Polaski • February 2, 2016, 4:28 pm Today, February 2, Indiana legislators took no action on Senate Bill 344, which attempted to address Indiana’s lack of nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay and bisexual Hoosiers, but did not include any protections for transgender individuals. By refusing to act, the lawmakers allowed the bill to die for the session.
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This Week in Non-Discrimination: Legislatures Across the Country Consider LGBT Bills

By Adam Polaski • January 28, 2016, 6:23 pm It's been a busy week for the movement to win LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination protections – and defend against attempts to codify discrimination into state statute. Here's a look at what's going on in state legislatures.
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Indiana Senate Committee Advances Unacceptable, Exclusionary Bill

By Adam Polaski • January 27, 2016, 10:52 pm Senate Bill 344 must be amended to ensure all Hoosiers, including transgender Hoosiers, are protected from discrimination. It is completely unacceptable in its current form.