Legal Resources

If you find yourself in need of legal action, the resources on this page can help.

Indiana Legal Services, Inc. offers free paperwork for name and gender changes. The legal forms you need are located here.

Lambda Legal LGBT Youth Care Toolkit –The tool kit offers practical tips and information to help ensure that LGBTQ young people in care receive the support and services they deserve. Developed in partnership by the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) and Lambda Legal, the tool kit gives guidance on an array of issues affecting LGBTQ youth and the adults and organizations who provide them with out-of-home care.

Lambda Legal and Lambda Legal (Indiana site) a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

American Civil Liberties Union  works to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

National Center for Lesbian Rights has been advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education since it was founded in 1977.

LGBTQ Housing Discrimination – Members of the LGBTQ community often have trouble finding the right rental unit. Even with the federal Fair Housing Act in place, LGBTQ individuals still experience housing discrimination. This site can help you understand your rights.