Indiana is the 19th U.S. state and is located in the Midwest region
of the United States of America. With over six million residents, it is ranked 15th
in population and 17th in population density
The state's name means "Land of the Indians" and Angel Mounds State Historic Site,
one of the best preserved prehistoric Native American sites in the United States,
can be found in southern Indiana.
The center of population of Indiana is located in Hamilton County, in the town of Sheridan.
Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana.
Indiana Gay Issues:
1997 – Anti-same-sex marriage statute banned
marriage for same-sex couples
Has domestic violence laws that are gender neutral
but apply to only household members
Has no sodomy laws.
Second-Parent Adoption For Gays And Lesbians
Appellate courts have ruled that the state adoption law
permits second-parent adoption
Sexually Oriented Hate Crimes
Does not have hate crime laws that include crimes
based on any characteristics.
Some Indiana Cities:
Bloomington - Columbus - Danville - Evansville - Fort Wayne
Franklin - Indianapolis - Kokomo - Lafayette - Madison - Marion
Michigan City - Portage - Richmond - South Bend - Southport
Topeka - West Lafayette - Westfield - Zionsville