On June 26, 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled sodomy laws in Texas as unconstitutional on the basis of the right to privacy and equal protection.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series
highlighting events in Oklahoma City around which a gay community
rallied and coalesced. Much of the reporting is based on Aaron L.
Bachhofer’s 2006 dissertation, “The Emergence and Evolution of the Gay
and Bisexual Male Subculture in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1889- 2005” and