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OKG Newsletter

Topic: marriage


Equality for all

Letters to the Editor

Jason Weger
After a federal judge ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin and Representative James Lankford quickly came out against the ruling.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Women in Oklahoma lawsuit to allow gay marriage will be in OKC on Saturday


Jennifer Chancellor
The four women at the center of Oklahoma’s marriage equality lawsuit will be in Oklahoma City for a meet-and-greet, 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Chi Gallery, 2300 NW 17th St.
Friday, March 28, 2014

Closer, but not equal

A marriage equality ruling might not solve all of the problems facing our community.


Ben Felder
As the national mood surrounding same-sex marriage continues to shift toward acceptance, judges across the country — including in Oklahoma — have ruled that couples of the same gender have the right to marry.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

National spotlight

Two Tulsa women have become national icons for equality as they fight Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage.


Angela Chambers
Oklahoma couple Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin experienced a strange, dreamlike moment when they heard the words “Bishop v. the United States of America” in a courtroom.
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Five things to know about Thursday’s same-sex marriage hearing


Ben Felder
A panel of three judges with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver will hear arguments Thursday in a case over Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Circuit Court hears case for Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban


Ben Felder
Following Thursday’s 40-minute hearing in front of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Oklahoma will now wait for a ruling on whether its ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Same-sex showdown

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


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

Local YMCA adopts more inclusive household membership policy


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

Power in Pride

LGBT community plans for the annual Pride Parade with eyes on a court ruling that could increase the revelry.


Ben Felder and Devon Green
With a verdict on Oklahoma’s samesex marriage ban expected any day, the four women at the heart of the case to bring marriage equality to the state will serve as grand marshals for Oklahoma City’s 2014 Pride Parade on Sunday.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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


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