State

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Indiana

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Current status
(since Jul 1, 1977)
Legal
Legislative repeal, effective 1977.
Sources:
Acts 1976 Indiana, page 718, Public Law No. 148, enacted Feb. 25,1976, effective July 1, 1977.
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Same-sex marriage in Indiana

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Current status
(since Oct 9, 2014)
Legal
After the Supreme Court's decision to not consider the appeal, same sex marriage ban was lifted on October 9th.
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Right to change legal gender in Indiana

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Requires announcement of name Change. Change pending
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Same-sex adoption in Indiana

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Current status
Legal
Any individual or couple may petition for adoption per §31-19-2.
Second-parent adoption has been legalized via case law in two separate cases. Adoption of K.S.P., 804 N.E.2d 1253 (Ind.Ct. Appl. 2004) approved second-parent adoption by partners of biological parents. Adoption of M.M.G.C., 785 N.E.2d 267 (Ind. Ct. Appl. 2003) approved second-parent adoption by partners of adoptive parents.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/indiana
Indiana §31-19-2
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LGBT discrimination in Indiana

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Aug 10, 2016–Jul 7, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
Hate crime law trying to pass. State discrimination protection only. Full state employment discrimination protections pending. Full state housing discrimination protections pending. discrimination protection under section VII section sex discrimination also includes gender identity and or sexual orientation.
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Current status
No protections
As of December 16, 2014, there are no legal protections for people who are LGBT in regards to employment. However, public employees of the state are protected based on both sexual orientation as well as gender identities.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Indiana

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Oct 14, 2017–Jul 7, 2018
Ambiguous
Only for state employments. As well sex discrimination protection under section VII under sex includes sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Current status
No protections
As of December 16, 2014, there are no legal protections for people who are LGBT in regards to employment. However, public employees of the state are protected based on both sexual orientation as well as gender identities.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Indiana

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Current status
No protections
This state does not provide any legal protections from discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.

However, the Human Rights Campaign states, "The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires grantees and participants of HUD programs to comply with local and state non-discrimination laws that include sexual orientation and gender identity.
HUD also prohibits inquiries regarding the sexual orientation or gender identity of a prospective tenant or applicant for assisted
housing in every state (March 2012)."
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Indiana

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Current status
(since Sep 20, 2011)
Legal
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is officially repealed throughout the United States, and gays and lesbians may openly serve.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Indiana

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Jan 1, 1983–May 3, 2018
Banned (1-year deferral)
Since 2016 from the FDA.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since 1983)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Ban on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
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Equal age of consent in Indiana

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Current status
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Indiana

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Sep 7, 2016–Jun 17, 2018
Not banned
Not banned in this state. Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Current status
Ambiguous
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.
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