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Reba Boyd Wooden - Gay FriendlyOfficiants in Greenwood, IN, USA

Reba Boyd Wooden
113 Severn Dr., Greenwood, IN, 46142, USA

Phone: 1 317 885-1612
Contact: Reba Boyd Wooden

Serving: Indiana, nearby states
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Gay Wedding Officiants in Greenwood, IN, USA. Secular marriage and committment ceremonies.
USA, IN, Greenwood - Gay Friendly

Great Exposures - Gay OwnedPhotography / Videography in Indianapolis, IN, USA

Great Exposures
1529 N Park Ave #1, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA

Phone: 1 317 443-8337
Contact: Mark

Serving: Indiana
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Gay Wedding Photography / Videography in Indianapolis, IN, USA. Capture the moments of your wedding day: from getting ready, to the actual ceremony and reception after... Let Mark document the events of the day, utilizing both his artistic and news media background, and you will end up with photos that are both beautiful to look at, and will tell the story of your special day for years to come!,
USA, IN, Indianapolis - Gay Owned

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Gay Marriage Laws in Indiana

Relationship Recognition: Legal Ban
Out of State Recognition: No
Adoption: Varies

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Gay Marriage News in Indiana

USA, Indiana: Judge Orders Recognition of Lesbian Couple's Marriage

Apr 10th, 2014

This just in from Lambda Legal: We have exciting news: A federal court in Indiana just ordered the state to recognize immediately the marriage of a lesbian couple in Munster. Lambda Legal went to court on behalf of Amy Sandler, Niki Quasney and their two children, seeking immediate relief from Indiana's ban on marriage for same-sex couples as Niki battles stage four... read_more

USA, Indiana: Bakery Refuses to Make Cake for Gay Wedding

Mar 15th, 2014

An Indianapolis bakery turned away a couple who wanted a wedding cake for their commitment ceremony. LGBTQ Nation reports:

Mike Stephens and Shane Laney said the owner of 111 Cakery in Indianapolis told them "We don't do that. If I can help you with anything else, but we don't discriminate." The phone conversation sparked a debate on the bakery's Facebook... read_more

USA, Indiana: Three More Marriage Equality Lawsuits Filed

Mar 15th, 2014

Things are heating up quickly in the fight for marriage equality in the state, with three more lawsuits filed on Friday. The News-Sentinel reports:

Three federal lawsuits were filed Friday against Indiana's same-sex marriage ban, boosting the number of legal challenges to the ban's constitutionality to at least five. The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed a lawsuit Friday... read_more

USA, Indiana: Lambda Legal Files Federal Lawsuit for Marriage Equality

Mar 14th, 2014

Another day, another lawsuit for marriage equality. This is the second in Indiana, this one in Federal court. Lambda Legal reports:

Lambda Legal said Thursday it has a federal lawsuit on behalf of three same-sex couples who seek the freedom to marry in their home state of Indiana. The federal lawsuit was filed by Lambda Legal on behalf of... read_more

USA, Indiana: Couples Sue State Over Marriage Equality Ban

Mar 8th, 2014

Four couples are suing the state of Indiana for marriage equality in the wake of the recent vote to add a ban to the state constitution. LGBTQ Nation reports:

Four gay couples from southern Indiana sued the state Friday, seeking to force Indiana to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state and issue licenses to same-sex couples. The lawsuit, filed... read_more

USA: Indiana, Methodist Church loses 80% of Congregation after Gay Choir Director Fired

Feb 28th, 2014

The main argument against homosexuality is usually (if not always) affiliated with religion. So what happens when a partaker in one of said religions, specifically Christianity, specifically Methodism, comes out of the closet? Look no further than the case of First United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Indiana. Adam Fraley was choir director for 6 years at the First United Methodist... read_more

USA: Right to Discriminate Bills in Trouble in Georgia, Oklahoma, Indiana, Ohio; Missouri, Montana Introduce New Bills

Feb 25th, 2014

As the Right to Discriminate movement proliferates, more and more states are running into trouble trying to pass them. Joe.My.God reports:

The Georgia House was supposed to hear an Arizona-style hate bill today, but it was put off until tomorrow and now that's been canceled. The House version of the bill might be dead for the current legislative session. Critics... read_more

USA, Indiana: Senate Approves Marriage Equality Ban

Feb 18th, 2014

The state Senate approved the gay marriage ban by a lopsided 2-1 margin, but did not re-insert the "second sentence" banning civil unions, meaning it will have to be reapproved in 2016. Towleroad.com reports:

The vote came after the Senate declined Thursday to restore the amendment's second sentence, which also would have banned civil unions and similar arrangements. Instead, the... read_more

USA, Indiana: Public Vote on Marriage Equality Ban Put Off Until 2016

Feb 13th, 2014

IndianaFrom a Marriage Equality USA press release: Today, just before Valentine’s Day, a conservative Indiana legislature gave some love to same-sex couples and their families by voting to keep an extreme anti-gay constitutional amendment off the state ballot this November. Marriage Equality USA (MEUSA) and the coalition it chairs, the... read_more

USA, Indiana: Senate Likely to Delay Gay Marriage Ban Until 2016

Feb 13th, 2014

In a bit of breaking news, a lawmaker survey by the Indianapolis star shows that there is little support in the State Senate to resort the civil unions "second sentence" to the ban on marriage equality. The Indy Star reports:

The Senate may be in the same position as the House was three weeks ago: Eliminate the hotly debated second... read_more

USA, Indiana: Senate Committee Advances Marriage Equality Ban

Feb 10th, 2014

The eight republican Senators on the Indiana Senate Rules Committee voted to send the amended ban on gay marriage to the full Senate for a vote later this week. Think Progress reports:

On Monday, the Indiana Senate Rules Committee voted 8-4 along party lines to advance House Joint Resolution 3, which would add an amendment to Indiana's constitution banning same-sex... read_more

USA, Indiana: Senate to Take Up Marriage Equality Ban Today

Feb 10th, 2014

Gay marriage opponents in Indiana continue to press on with their bill to ban gay marriage in the state constitution, despite widespread opposition. On Top Magazine reports:

An Indiana Senate panel on Monday will consider a measure which seeks to put a gay marriage ban in the state's constitution. Before approving House Joint Resolution 3 (HJR-3) last month, the... read_more

USA, Indiana: Governor Wants Civill Unions Ban Restored in Senate

Jan 31st, 2014

Governor Mike Pence wants the Indiana Senate to restore the "second sentence" of the marriage equality ban so that it can go to voters this year. Edge Boston reports:

Republican Gov. Mike Pence is asking Indiana lawmakers to send a proposed state constitutional ban on gay marriage to voters this year. House lawmakers removed a provision banning civil unions from... read_more

USA, Indiana: House Approves Amended Marriage Equality Ban

Jan 29th, 2014

Even though an amendment means that the bill will have to be voted on again in 2016, the Indiana House press ahead with the proposed ban on gay marriage. LGBTQ Nation reports:

The Indiana House has voted in favor of an altered proposal that would ban same-sex marriage in the state constitution, while leaving the door open for civil unions... read_more

USA, Indiana: Gay Son of Indiana Committee Chairman Speaks Out

Jan 27th, 2014

The son of the Chairman of the Indiana House committee that passed the marriage equality ban last week is gay, and he's speaking out against his father's action. Towleroad.com reports:

Chris Smith, the gay son of Representative Milo Smith, chairman of the Elections Committee that just passed HJR-3 on to the full House, spoke out in support of the Indiana... read_more

USA, Indiana: Full House Vote On Marriage Equality Ban Planned for Monday

Jan 25th, 2014

The Indiana GOP is moving ahead with plans to hold a full House vote on the proposed gay marriage constitutional ban. Towleroad reports:

A bill to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage in Indiana that passed out of a house committee on Wednesday night will get a full House consideration on Monday, WANE reports: After passing out of an Indiana... read_more

USA, Indiana: House Committee Advances Marriage Equality Ban

Jan 23rd, 2014

Well, it looks like House Speaker Brian Bosma got what he wanted when he moved the gay marriage ban to a new committee. Towleroad.com reports:

The Indiana House Elections and Apportionment Committee advanced HJR-3, the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage by a vote of 9-3 along party lines after more than four hours of debate. The bill will now move... read_more

USA, Indiana: Gay Candidate Leaves GOP Over Gay Marriage Ban Committee Switch

Jan 22nd, 2014

Looks like there's already some fall-out from House Speaker Brian Bosma's decision to move the proposed marriage equality ban to a more receptive committee. Joe.My.God reports:

Yesterday the GOP speaker of the Indiana House made the "highly unusual" move of switching the marriage equality ban bill to a new committee after it appeared to be failing before the House Judiciary... read_more

USA, Indiana: House Speaker Moves Marriage Equality Ban to Second Committee

Jan 22nd, 2014

After running into problems pushing thru a gay marriage ban in one House committee, the House speaker has picked it up and dropped it into another, more receptive one. The Indianapolis Star reports:

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma pledged to treat a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage like any other bill this year. But critics say that vow fell... read_more

USA, Indiana: Will The House Speaker Stack the Deck for Marriage Equality Ban?

Jan 18th, 2014

It looks like Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma may not be above playing dirty to get committee passage for the gay marriage ban. Think Progress reports:

According to a report from NWI Politics, the committee may not have the votes to pass the resolution, with at least three of the nine Republicans believed to be voting against it along with... read_more

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At Purple Unions, we take marriage equality seriously. As a gay couple who have been together since 1992, we know that gay and lesbian couples can and do form long-term, stable, supportive relationships, and we believe the institution of marriage and all the responsabilities and benefits that come with it should be opened up to committed gay and lesbian couples everywhere. To this end, we created Purple Unions as a place where gay and lesbian couples can find gay friendly wedding vendors to help them plan their perfect wedding day.

Indiana currently does not allow or recognize marriages between gay and lesbian couples, but the state does allow adoption by gay and lesbian individuals, and some jusrisdictions allow adoption by gay and lesbian couples.

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