Oklahoma

Marriage Equality Victories in 2014

After 2013's SCOTUS ruling that struck down parts of the discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA), 2014 saw great advancement for marriage equality in the United States as fifteen more states became places where same-sex couples can legally marry. Read more about the states that made marriage equality the law of the land this year below.

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Lesbian student expelled from university after marrying girlfriend

Christian Minard, a 22 year old college student just one semester shy of graduating Southwestern Christian University, has been expelled from the school after marrying her girlfriend Kadyn Park in March.

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March 24, 2014

ACLU Gets win for transgender woman in Oklahoma

Last year Oklahoma judge Bill Graves, denied Angela Renee Ingram the right to change her name. This weekend, Ingram got the ruling overturned recently in the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals.

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Which four states have hurt LGBT military members by denying them spousal benefits?

Four states have denied spousal military benefits to LGBT National Guard service members, in a move that contradicts the Supreme Court's ruling that struck down section 3 of DOMA and a Pentagon directive to treat all military members equally.

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Oklahoma City Council Votes to Protect Employees from Discrimination

The Oklahoma City Council voted 7-2 today to approve additional language to protect city employees from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
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July 14, 2011

The GLAAD Daily: Census Data About Gay and Lesbian Households, an Interview with Sen. Franken, and Marriage in New York

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