Indiana

Media Misses The Mark With Coverage Of Indiana Group Supporting Anti-Gay Prom

A group of parents and students at an Indiana high school is leading an anti-gay initiative to create a separate prom that bans gay students.

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Indianapolis City Council Approves Employee Domestic Partner Benefits

The Indianapolis City-County Council voted in favor of providing benefits to domestic partners of city employees, including lesbian and gay partners.

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National Organizations Respond to the Expulsion of Bullied Gay Teen Dynasty Young

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network and the Indiana Youth Group (IYG) are among the organizations that have expressed their support for 17 year old Dynasty Young, the bullied gay teen from Indiana who's been expelled for using an electrical self-protection device as a way of protecting himself against physical violence.
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VIDEOS: Dynasty Young and His Mother Speak with Good Morning America, CNN & MSNBC

Following GLAAD media training, Dynasty Young and his mother, Chelisa Grimes, have shared their story on Good Morning America, CNN and MSNBC. GLAAD staff have also been working closely with local and national media outlets to ensure that this story is told in an accurate and thoughtful way.
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GLAAD Working with Indiana Gay Teen Facing Expulsion for Protecting Himself

On Thursday we shared with you the story of Dynasty Young, the openly gay high-school student who's now facing expulsion after using an electrical self-protection device in response to severe bullying. In order for media coverage of this story to meet fair, accurate and inclusive journalistic standards, several important questions need to be raised.

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GLAAD Applauds Media Coverage of Indiana LGBT Youth Controversy

At midnight on Friday, March 12, Indiana lawmakers wrapped up their 2012 legislative session. While a number of pressing items might have made headlines during the session's final days, in the end it felt to many observers like the highest priority facing some members of the General Assembly was revoking a hard earned, specialty license plate that demonstrates support for LGBT youth.

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February 16, 2011
by GLAAD

Indiana House Passes Ban on Marriage for Gay and Lesbian Couples

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June 7, 2010
by GLAAD

Indiana Senator Evan Bayh Makes Problematic Quip on Same-Sex Kiss

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