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Paula Sophia

Transgender Oklahoma City police officer to seek state House post

Thursday, April 10, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]

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

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]
Angela Renee Ingram

ACLU files appeal in case of transgender woman denied name change

Monday, October 1, 2012
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 you.” [ Read more → ]
Jon Ferguson looks over the damage to his burned car.

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

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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 threw something in his vehicle that caused an explosion and fire, while the man other fled. [ Read more → ]

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

Friday, November 18, 2011
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. [ Read more → ]
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