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Oklahoma man sues state over rejected ‘LGBTALY’ license plate

Monday, May 11, 2015
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The rejection prompted John Keefe to file an open records request asking for a list of all the personalized plates that were accepted and denied, but his request has been ignored by the state for two months. ...

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Transgender candidate misses making Oklahoma history by 22 votes

Friday, August 29, 2014
Paula-Sophia
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A former Oklahoma City police officer who sought to become the state's first transgender lawmaker has conceded defeat in the Democratic primary runoff for a seat in the state House of Representatives. Paula Sophia lost the runoff ...

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Transgender woman advances in Oklahoma House race

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Paula Sophia
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A transgender candidate who is a former Oklahoma City police officer has advanced to a runoff for a state House seat. Democrat Paula Sophia will face businessman and former pastor Jason Dunnington in the Aug. 26 runoff. ...

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Oklahoma City YMCA opens family membership to same-sex couples

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma City chapter of the YMCA has announced a policy shift to allow same-sex couples to sign up for family membership. The YMCA said the policy change was not in response to any particular incident, ...

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Transgender Oklahoma City police officer to seek state House post

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Paula Sophia
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A transgender Oklahoma City police officer who engaged in a legal battle with the department a decade ago has retired from the force and plans to run for an open seat in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. ...

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Openly gay Oklahoma state senator to run for U.S. Congress

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Al-McAffrey
OKLAHOMA CITY — A Democratic state senator from Oklahoma City says he plans to run for the 5th Congressional District seat being vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford. ...

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ACLU files appeal in case of transgender woman denied name change

Monday, October 1, 2012
Angela Renee Ingram
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma (ACLU) has announced that it will represent a transgender woman who was denied a name change by an Oklahoma judge who told her “you can’t change what God gave ...

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Oklahoma man suffers burns after vandals scrawl gay slur, set car on fire

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Jon Ferguson looks over the damage to his burned car.
EDMOND, Okla. -- An Oklahoma gay man says he awoke in the early morning hours on July 21 to the noise two men dressed in black and wearing face masks vandalizing his car -- he said one of the suspects ...

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Oklahoma City adds sexual orientation to city’s non-discrimination policy

Friday, November 18, 2011
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The Oklahoma City Council this week voted to add sexual orientation to the city's employment non-discrimination policy after a debate that lasted more than half of the council meeting. ...

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