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OKG Newsletter


Topic: gay

K-11

Bar none, a one-of-a-kind kick.


Drama

Rod Lott
How weird that in its brief theatrical run, K-11 attracted more attention for who the director is (the mother of Twilight starlet Kristen Stewart) than for its outlandish subject matter (transgendered inmates). That oversight is as insane as this movie, which is new to Blu-ray.
 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

It's a blessing

Oklahoma’s Episcopal Diocese provides materials allowing for the blessing of same-sex unions.


News

Greg Horton
The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma last week published documents that allow for the blessing of same-sex unions in Oklahoma. Bishop Ed Konieczny said the materials — which include guidelines for clergy and an approved liturgy (order of service) — clearly state that the union is not a legally binding ceremony.
 
Friday, April 26, 2013

Kevin Durant reacts to Jason Collins' coming out: 'It's cool with me'


News

Gazette staff
Numerous NBA stars have weighed in with encouraging words for Washington Wizards center Jason Collins in light of today's announcement that he is gay.
 
Monday, April 29, 2013

Nice Guys Don’t Work in Hollywood: The Adventures of an Aesthete in the Movie Business — Curtis Harrington

But Harrington did!


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
Curtis Harrington’s autobiography is how I imagine the man to have been: soft-spoken, honest and intelligent. Those wondering, “Who’s Curtis Harrington?” should know that is part of the book’s point. Here was a talented filmmaker who never quite got his due, for reasons that had nothing to do with creativity and everything to do with commerce. Here was an artist who worked in a system that had no interest in art.
 
Thursday, May 16, 2013

‘Ex-gay’ ministry

A pair of Oklahomans help form a religiously affiliated group to “break the power of same-sex attraction.”


News

Greg Horton
Two Oklahoma City ministries are key players in the formation of a new nationwide network of so-called ex-gay ministries. Stephen Black, executive director of Oklahoma City-based First Stone Ministries, is vice chairman of the board of the newly formed Restored Hope Network, cites the organization’s official website.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

‘It’s a fairness issue’

A 9-year legal struggle involving LGBT rights might finally come to a conclusion


News

Greg Horton
Gay Phillips and Sue Barton have been a couple for 29 years. For the past nine, they’ve been fighting the state of Oklahoma to recognize their marriage. They joined a federal lawsuit filed by Tulsans Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin in 2004 after state voters passed a same-sex marriage ban.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Kelly Kossuth
Typically, I look forward to reading Oklahoma Gazette each week, but this week, I was pretty surprised and disappointed to read about the “Ex-gay brigade” (News, Sept. 11), or as I shall call it as I see it, the “bully brigade.”
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Welcome me home, Mary Fallin


CFN

Gazette staff
A 33-year-old gay man is pleading with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin to let him come home.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Southern comfort

A native Texan hopes to move the hearts and minds of homophobes nationwide with Southern Baptist Sissies.


Features

Mark Beutler
Southern Baptist Sissies
7 p.m. Friday
Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ
3901 NW 63rd St.
cohokc.com
232-4673
free
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Fabric of society

Founded in OKC, the new website Woven allows gay and transgender communities access to legal and financial information.


News

Giancarlo Gonzalez
Woven is a start-up company that aims to fulfill a unique function in our democracy.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
 
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