Indiana
The biggest fight over marriage equality in Indiana right now is about whether to ban same-sex marriage via the Indiana state constitution. The Advocate is following that and more in the latest advances for LGBT equality out of Indiana.
Indiana Must Recognize Another Lesbian Couple's Marriage
September 12 2014 3:20 PM ET

Indiana Must Recognize Another Lesbian Couple's Marriage

Trudy Ring

The state agreed to recognize the marriage of a terminally ill woman and her wife; it has already recognized the union of two women in a similar situation.

WATCH: How Long Will Supreme Court Wait to Take Marriage Case?
September 08 2014 5:34 PM ET

WATCH: How Long Will SCOTUS Wait to Take Up Marriage?

Matt Baume

Three marriage equality cases are currently awaiting review by the U.S. Supreme Court. But there are several more making a beeline for the nation's highest court.

Eight Times a Federal Judge Eviscerated Wisconsin, Indiana's Marriage Bans
September 05 2014 12:30 PM ET September 05 2014 2:48 PM ET

8 Times a Federal Judge Eviscerated Marriage Bans

Matt Baume

In a scathing decision issued just days after oral argument, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals roundly denounced bans on same-sex marriage in Indiana and Wisconsin.

Appeals Court Strikes Marriage Bans in Ind., Wis.
September 04 2014 4:03 PM ET September 05 2014 2:11 AM ET

Appeals Court Strikes Marriage Bans in Indiana, Wisconsin

Sunnivie Brydum

The decision is the fourth from a federal appeals court to declare state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

WATCH: Which State's Marriage Equality Proposal Will Make SCOTUS Say 'I Do?'
September 02 2014 4:40 PM ET

WATCH: Which State's Marriage Proposal Will Make SCOTUS Say 'I Do?'

Matt Baume

For Supreme Court-watchers hoping to see a definitive verdict on marriage equality nationwide, it's time to hurry up and wait.

11 Best Moments From the Marriage Argument Everyone's Talking About
August 28 2014 7:34 PM ET

11 Best Moments From the Marriage Argument Everyone's Talking About

Matt Baume

Lawyers defending Indiana and Wisconsin's bans on same-sex marriage took a verbal beating from a three-judge panel at the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Read the highlights below.

Appeals Judges Get Tough on Defenders of Ind., Wis. Marriage Bans
August 26 2014 3:09 PM ET

Fed. Judges Get Tough on States Defending Marriage Bans

Trudy Ring

In today's hearing before the Seventh Circuit, judges challenged the arguments that procreation and tradition justify limiting marriage to heterosexual couples.

Antigay State Officials Want to Dodge or Delay Marriage Lawsuits
August 25 2014 2:10 PM ET

Antigay State Officials Want to Dodge Marriage Lawsuits

Matt Baume

In the fast-moving legal fight for marriage equality, here's a look at the latest news.

Federal Judge Rules Indiana Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages
August 20 2014 12:00 PM ET August 20 2014 3:33 PM ET

Federal Judge Rules Indiana Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Sunnivie Brydum

The same judge who ruled against the state's ban on marriage equality affirmed that decision Tuesday in a separate case, requiring Indiana to recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere.

Indiana Won't Recognize June's Same-Sex Marriages
July 09 2014 5:34 PM ET

Another State Refuses to Recognize Legal Same-Sex Marriages

Trudy Ring

An order from Gov. Mike Pence's office withholds recognition for the marriages that took place in the brief period that licenses were available to same-sex couples.

Same-Sex Marriages Halted in Indiana
June 27 2014 8:54 PM ET

BREAKING: Same-Sex Marriages Halted in Indiana

Trudy Ring

An appeals court has granted a stay of the Wednesday ruling that struck down the state's marriage ban.

Indiana: Federal Judge Overturns Marriage Ban, Weddings Begin
June 25 2014 12:26 PM ET June 25 2014 10:38 PM ET

Indiana: Weddings Have Begun

Michelle Garcia

Indiana couples are rushing to obtain marriage certificates after a federal judge ruled that the state's ban was unconstitutional.

Judge Orders Continued Recognition for Indiana Couple's Marriage
May 09 2014 3:25 PM ET

Judge: Indiana Must Continue Recognizing Couple's Marriage

Trudy Ring

The state immediately asked for a stay of the order, which would allow the marriage of two women — one of whom is terminally ill — to stay in force while a challenge to Indiana's same-sex marriage ban makes its way through the courts.

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