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LGBTQ Rights in Indiana  

ACLU Indiana - LGBTQ Rights Project
The LGBTQ Rights Project captures the ACLU of Indiana’s previous, current and future work as the only statewide organization working to defend and advance the rights of LGBTQ Hoosiers on all fronts. See HRC 2018 State Equality Index and Indiana's Equality Profile. See also LGBTQ Rights in Indiana - Wikipedia and State Preemption movement. Also on Facebook.

Hoosiers For Justice
Hoosiers for Justice advocates civil justice reform and progressive policies that impact Hoosier families in all 92 counties.

Human Rights Campaign - Indiana
Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality in Indiana alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Find out more about what HRC is doing for LGBTQ equality in Indiana and how you can get involved with the local community. HRC 2018 State Equality Index Also on Facebook.

Indiana Competes
Indiana Competes began as a coalition to address discrimination and has been reignited to tackle a related purpose. Indiana must pass a strong, unambiguous, and fully enumerated hate crimes law in 2019 to end its status as one of just five states without full protections. Also on Facebook.

Indiana Equality
With the motto "Stronger Together," the Indiana Equality public Facebook group is a robust forum those who want to ensure and expand civil rights in Indiana.

Indiana Forward
Indiana Forward is a broad and bipartisan statewide campaign that includes supporters from major state employers, faith groups, nonprofits, third-party organizations, the Indy Chamber, trade groups, colleges and universities, and more. Indiana is one of 5 states without a clear and specific hate crimes law. For a state that prides itself on Hoosier Hospitality, we must pass strong, inclusive legislation that makes it clear that Indiana is open and welcoming to all. Also on Facebook.

Indiana Stonewall Democrats
The Indiana Stonewall Democrats are the LGBTQ Constituency Caucus of The Indiana Democratic Party. We are committed to pushing for civil equality for the LGBTQ community. We accomplish this by endorsing, supporting, and voting for Democratic candidates that share our values. Also on Facebook.

INTRAA (Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance)
INTRAA is a small group of committed people working to change the world for transgender and gender variant people in Indiana. INTRAA is a statewide organization fighting for YOUR RIGHT TO BE who you are.

Indiana's Equality Profile

LGBTQ Rights in Indiana - Wikipedia

Marion County Democratic Party
From RFRA to HJR-3, the assault on LGBTQ equality is ceaseless from the right. Indianapolis is committed to being an open and accepting community for all LGBTQ people. See Indiana's Equality Profile and LGBTQ Rights in Indiana - Wikipedia. See also State Preemption movement. [GayIndy.com does not endorse any political party. However, the MCDP is the only party that holds elective office in city and state government and actively supports gay rights in Indy.] Also on Facebook.  

National LGBTQ Organizations  

Council for Global Equality
The Council for Global Equality is a coalition of 30 prominent U.S.-based human rights and LGBT advocacy organizations that together encourage a clearer and stronger U.S. voice on human and democratic rights concerns impacting LGBTI communities around the world.

Leading the conversation. Shaping the media narrative. Changing the culture.GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.

GLSEN has been championing LGBTQ issues in K-12 education since 1990. Their mission is to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

National LGBTQ Task Force
We’re building a future where everyone is free to be themselves in every aspect of their lives. Today, despite all the progress we’ve made to end discrimination, millions of LGBTQ people face barriers in every aspect of their lives: in housing, employment, healthcare, retirement, and basic human rights. These barriers must go. That’s why the Task Force is training and mobilizing millions of activists across our nation to deliver a world where you can be you.

Outright Action International
OutRight Action International fights for human rights for LGBTIQ people everywhere. We are registered as a 501c3 non-profit in the US, have staff in six countries and work alongside LGBTIQ individuals across four continents in the Global South toward lasting change.

Victory Fund
National organization dedicated to electing openly LGBTQ people who can further equality at all levels of government. Provides campaign, fundraising and communications support to LGBTQ candidates to increase the number of openly LGBTQ elected officials. Representation is power: When LGBTQ elected leaders are in the room, they humanize our lives, impact policy and legislative debates. They influence straight lawmaker colleagues to vote in favor of equality. LGBTQ elected officials are our best defense against anti-LGBTQ efforts at all levels of government.

Victory Institute
National organization dedicated to elevating openly LGBTQ leaders who can further equality at all levels of government. Victory Institute assists hundreds of individuals who go on to influential careers in politics, government, business and advocacy. Trainees join the more than 1,000 openly LGBTQ elected and appointed officials now serving around the world.

You Can Play
LGBTQ athletes. Allies. Teaming up for respect. Locker rooms should be safe and sports venues should be free from homophobia. Athletes should be judged on talent, heart and work ethic, not sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Direct action activist group fighting for global LGBTQIA+ liberation.

Wikipedia links to state and national LGBTQ organizations
This is a list of LGBTQ rights organizations in the United States. It does not include LGBTQ organizations affiliated with political parties.