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Indiana resident Erin Vaught’s advocacy and strength are paving the way for a new future for competent and accessible health care for Transgender Hoosiers. After a harrowing experience in the Emergency Department of Muncie’s Ball Memorial Hospital on July 18th, Ms. Vaught reached out to the Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance (INTRAA) and Indiana Equality (IE) for help in making sure that she, her family, and her community would never face barriers to health care at Ball Memorial again. In ...

(Muncie, IN) A transgender woman and her partner and child are alleged to have been inhumanely treated, dehumanized and disrespected while making a visit to the emergency center of Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. On July 18, 2010 the transgender citizen was coughing up a large volume of blood and was taken to the hospital by her life partner. Despite the fact that the intake personnel were shown the individual’s Indiana state identification which had her female marker in clear ...

vdayPresented by the UUI Social Justice Committee and partially underwritten by the UUI Beacon Fund, the proceeds from VDAY 2010 ( will benefit INTRAA. Show dates: Thursday, February 25, Friday, February 26, and Saturday, February 27, at 7 P.M. at UUI.  (ASL interpretation on Feb. 26 and 27.) Location:  ...

Thanksgiving Community Thanksgiving Dinner Saturday, November 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location:  Jesus MCC - 2950 East 55th Place Co-Sponsors:  INTRAA, IYG & Indy Black Pride Entertainment:  John Cannaday - Holiday Music Sing-A-Long Those who are able are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to ...

This year the Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance will partner with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis to hold a Transgender Day of Remembrance event: Saturday, November 14th, 6 to 8 pm, Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis, 615 W. 43rd St., Indianapolis, 46208.

Mayor Steve LueckeMayor Stephen J. Luecke today issued the first executive order in his 12 years in office, barring discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity for City employees or in municipal government's recruitment of prospective workers. Although less far-reaching than a previously proposed Human Rights Ordinance, Executive Order No. 1-2009 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in ...

Indiana Equality believes that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities should be engaged in a national dialog about the need for full inclusion in the federal Civil Rights code.  There is a window of opportunity now that may not come for another generation.  If we push for less than full inclusion, it may be more difficult to motivate public support for full civil right protections.  We should not ask for less than we need. Anything less than full inclusion ...

‘We are thrilled that K.K. Logan will have a day in court and that the school’s discriminatory policies can be challenged’ K.K. Logan(Lambda Legal: Gary, Indiana) — Late yesterday the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana denied Gary high school's motion to dismiss a case brought by transgender former student Kevin  "K.K." Logan, a feminine male who was barred from prom because ...

Xavier Brooks on BloomingOUT

Thursday, 07. 12. 2007  –  Section: IndianaNews, Vault

Xavier Brooks, a Bloomington-area drag king, will be on BloomingOUT, a weekly radio show dedicated to Gay Lesbian Bisexual Trans Queer (GLBTQ) life broadcast from Bloomington, IN. He will be talking about, among other things, Kings, Queens, and Everything In Between, the upcoming INTRAA drag show, so be sure to tune in! Listen to the show streaming online at the scheduled time, or download it later.

Coyote Grace Concert – 6/28

Friday, 06. 8. 2007  –  Section: IndianaNews, Vault

coyoteThe Seattle-based acoustic duet comprised of Joe Stevens, a singer/songwriter from California, backed up by Ingrid Eyen on vocals and upright bass, originally hailing from the hills of Southeastern Ohio. Partners on and off stage, their love of music and for each other permeates every song, conveyed through smooth harmonies, driving roots rhythms, and captivating lyrics of raw life experience. Drawing from a wealth of Americana traditions, from ...

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