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OKG Newsletter


Topic: equality

Thankful for change


Commentary

Scott J. Hamilton
I have many things for which I am thankful this Thanksgiving. Topping that list, as he has for the last 21 years, is my husband, Wayne. Also high on the list are our four-legged children, my parents, good health, great friends and a job I love.
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Game on

Saturday’s nationally televised softball game commemorates 40 years of equal opportunity.


Sports

Nicole Hill
Title IX Anniversary Game
7 p.m. Saturday
ASA Hall of Fame Stadium
2801 N.E. 50th
asasoftball.com
$7
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Hostage situation

Keep calm and carry on? Not for Hostage Calm, an act for whom backing social causes are as important as making punk music.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Hostage Calm with Lost Empires and They Stay Dead
7 p.m. Monday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$5
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Prop 8 gets dramatic

A play about marriage equality for all comes to Oklahoma for a one-night-only reading.


Performing Arts

Eric Webb
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7 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma Theatre Guild
Freede Theatre, Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker Ave.
8inok.org
397-7689
Free

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — The Heist


Hip Hop/Rap

Ryan Querbach
Seattle-based rapper Macklemore has once again teamed up with producer Ryan Lewis to cook up an album that is nothing short of fantastic.
 
Thursday, October 18, 2012

The Right to Love: An American Family

A documentary follows one gay couple’s fight for ‘The Right to Love.’


Documentary

Rod Lott
Just handfuls of hours ago, as part of Election Day, the Senate gained its first openly gay senator. Even to a heterosexual male like me, the win of Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin is an encouraging step that our country is slowly starting to accept that we aren’t all alike, that differences should be celebrated, rather than feared.
 
Friday, November 9, 2012

A giant step toward equality


Commentary

Scott J. Hamilton
Last week, I witnessed something I never expected to see in my lifetime. When I heard the ruling of the Supreme Court declare that the U.S. government can no longer discriminate against me or my friends, I wept. Now, at last, my marriage to my husband will be recognized in our own country.
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

LETTERS

Also: Don’t lock up drug offenders


Letters to the Editor

Christopher Mock
In his Nov. 27 Oklahoma Gazette letter to the editor, Doug Rixmann makes the absurdly broad statement that “socialists are not happy people.” 
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Oklahoma gay marriage ban ruled unconstitutional


News

Tim Farley
Same-sex couples throughout Oklahoma are celebrating following a federal judge’s ruling that the state’s ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional.
 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Realizing the dream


Commentary

Adam Soltani
In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech calling for justice for individuals of all races, ethnicities and creeds.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
 
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