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August 19, 2015

 

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Columbus: Council To Consider Creating Protected Classes

The Columbus City Council will consider an ordinance that gives protected status to members of the LGBT community and those ages 40 and older.

August 18, 2015

 

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Carmel Council Postpones Vote On Anti-Discrimination Law

The law would allow the city to levy fines of up to $500 for every day a denial of service took place against a member of the LGBT community.

August 14, 2015

 

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Morning Headlines: Friday, August 14, 2015

A Bloomington group wants the city to ban plastic bags; the mayor of Goshen could extend some protections to the city's LGBT community.

July 1, 2015

 

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Pro-LGBT Groups Plan Voter Registration Push

Pro-LGBT groups say they’re going to organize a voter registration drive as part of their push to obtain civil rights protections for the LGBT community.

June 16, 2015

 

In an essay published Tuesday, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttegieg came out as gay.

South Bend Mayor’s Coming Out Could Have Lasting Impacts

In an essay published in the South Bend Tribune, Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced he is gay, saying he realized being more open about it “could do some good.”

June 5, 2015

 

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After RFRA, Rural Pride Festival Expects Strong Showing

One small Indiana town hopes its annual pride festival will bring the importance of LGBT civil rights to lawmakers’ and residents’ attention.

June 2, 2015

 

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Columbus PRIDE Launches LGBT Outreach Program

In partnership with Columbus, local retailers, and the Heritage Fund, the SAFE project features street banners and a storefront sticker campaign.

April 13, 2015

 

The representatives introducing the resolution say there need to be national protections for LGBT people against discrimination.

Congress Introduces Resolution For LGBT Protections

Rep. Andre Carson, D-Indiana, has proposed a congressional resolution expressing the need for LGBT anti-discrimination protections.

April 7, 2015

 

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Cities Pass Human Rights Ordinances In Response To RFRA

In response to RFRA, community leaders across Indiana are updating ordinances to make sure people can’t be discriminated against based on sexual orientation.

April 3, 2015

 

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Pro-RFRA Pizza Shop Owners Shut Down, Supporters Donate

Crystal and Kevin O'Conner say they received threats from across the country, but they've also garnered support, including over $500,000 in donations so far.

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