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OKG Newsletter


Topic: gay

Same-sex showdown

The 10th Circuit Court hears arguments for and against gay marriage rights in Oklahoma.


News

Ben Felder
Following last week’s 40-minute hearing in front of the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Oklahoma will now wait for a ruling on whether its ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Oklahoma’s mean Jesus


Commentary

Robin Meyers
After three decades of ministry in Oklahoma City, the land of my birth and the home of so many resilient, creative and wonderful people, I have come to the conclusion that despite all our loving up on Jesus, we are not very religious.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Local YMCA adopts more inclusive household membership policy


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s chapter of the YMCA announced a policy shift last week that allows same-sex couples to sign up for family membership.
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Candidate’s comments feed into state’s homophobic reputation


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma’s famous hospitality hasn’t always extended to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
 
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Stoning gays ... to death?


News

Gazette staff
Scott Esk, Republican candidate for House District 91 in south Oklahoma City, won’t come out and say it. Wait. He already said it. The deal is he doesn’t want to repeat it. But he just did. He believes in biblical morality. OK. That’s not so bad.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

What does Utah same-sex marriage ruling mean for Oklahoma?


News

Ben Felder
Recognition of same-sex marriage in Oklahoma, along with a showdown on the matter at the Supreme Court, drew closer following a federal appeal court’s ruling on Wednesday.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Marriage equality messages reflect Oklahoma culture


News

Ben Felder
Marriage equality advocates have tailored their message for the Oklahoma market, trying to appeal to the religious and conservative communities of the state.
 
Thursday, July 17, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage in Oklahoma case


News

Ben Felder
A district judge’s ruling this year that Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional has been upheld by the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
 
Friday, July 18, 2014

LGBT community celebrates another court victory


News

Ben Felder
“Someone once said it would be a cold day in July before marriage equality ever comes to Oklahoma,” Scott Hamilton joked.
 
Friday, July 18, 2014
 
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