The ruling was stayed until the Seventh Circuit ruled on the merits in similar cases. Some local courts have also supported the right of a same-sex partner to adopt his or her same-sex partner's biological or adopted child. Retrieved December 10, The ruling was a result of a federal lawsuit filed by eight same-sex couples in the state, who were unable to list both parents' names on their children's birth certificates because the forms only allowed a mother and a father to be listed. Only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Indiana. A law enacted in forbids the recognition of same-sex marriages established in jurisdictions outside Indiana.
Retrieved December 5,
Same-sex marriage in Indiana
The defendants were Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and three county clerks, with one of the county clerks, Penny Bogan, in her official capacity, as the first-named defendant. Princeton Survey Research International. A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized. Retrieved February 10, Retrieved December 18,
Retrieved 12 August We have over 30 years experience in wedding photography and offer both still and video services. District Judge June 25, Curvy is not a size. Same-sex marriages are recognized and performed in Indiana under a federal court decision in October April 29, January 7, On January 12,Representative Bruce Borders introduced a bill in the Indiana House of Representatives that would have prevented transgender people from changing their legal gender on their birth certificates.