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Indy Pride Opposes Current Bias Crimes Legislation

Mar 27th, 2019 • Indy Pride
In the last several weeks, Indiana legislators have passed competing bills which seek to address bias crimes in Indiana. From the beginning of this process, Indy Pride and coalition allies have advocated for a comprehensive and inclusive bias crime bill including gender identity and sexual orientation as protected characteristics. While the most recent form of … more »

Update on Bias Crimes Legislation-SB 12

Feb 20th, 2019 • Indy Pride
As many in our community are aware, the Indiana Statehouse is debating legislation to address bias crimes in Indiana. On Tuesday, Feb. 19th, the Senate dramatically amended SB 12 yesterday, stripping references to¬†race, gender identity and sexual orientation. Though there was passionate testimony from the community and Senators to pass the bill with those characteristics … more »

Hate Crimes Legislation in Indiana

Feb 5th, 2019 • Indy Pride
The Indiana legislature is debating proposed hate crimes legislation to include gender and sexual orientation characteristics. The goal of the legislation is to protect all Hoosiers from crimes motivated by hate. To make your voice heard, it is critical you contact your legislator. Please use the information below to let them hear you! The Senate … more »

Growing Divisions in Our Community

Jan 29th, 2019 • Indy Pride
  Chris Handberg, Executive Director In the past few weeks, it seems that many divisions are coming to the surface in the local LGBTQ+ Community. As we have seen on social media, there have been accusations, attacks, and condemnations by those representing different parts of the Pride family. While our responses and reactions are not … more »

Indy Pride, Inc. and The Indianapolis Public Library Announce Partnership for LGBTQ+ Collection

Nov 9th, 2018 • Indy Pride
November 2018–Indy Pride, Inc. is proud to announce a partnership with The Indianapolis Public Library to integrate the Chris Gonzalez Library and Archives into Central Library as well as create a permanent LGBTQ+ Exhibit. The Chris Gonzalez Library and Archives is home to over 7,000 titles specific to the LGBTQ+ Community. The Library and Archive … more »