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OHR and TOHR Logo History and History Highlights 1980-2006.pdf

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Tulsa Family News was a monthly newspaper; No. 1 issued December 1993-January 1994. The final issue available was published in September of 2001 (Vol. 8, Issue 9).

The newspaper brings up important, evolving topics of marriage, military, law,…

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Newspaper article covering Tulsa Pride 2007. 2007 was the 25th anniversary of pride. Between 15,000 and 18,000 people attended the parade and festivities held at Veterans Park. Tim Williams, OKEQ public relations coordinator, is quoted about the…

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Newspaper article covering the Church of the Holy Spirit and their defection to a splinter Episcopal group over the approval of an openly gay bishop.

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Newspaper article covering pride 2004. Protestors were present but outnumbered by supporters. An important issue was a proposed statewide ban on same-sex marriage. Contains photos of marchers.

Bruces Wedding Stuff.pdf
Documents and items relating to the first wedding after Oklahoma's adult adoption statute was modified.

On March 19, 1976, Mr. John Faires, of the Tulsa Gay Community Caucus, appeared before the city's Board of Commissioners to speak on the matter of gay civil rights. Mr. Faires said "on behalf of the gay population of Tulsa (we) respectfully ask that…

Letter to OK Legislatures on same gender cu Feb 2004.doc
Letter from Dennis R. Neill to Oklahoma Legislatures on Same-Gender Civil Unions. The letter is addressed to Oklahoma State Senator Penny Williams.

Email from Doe Lockwood regarding service gaps for LGBTQ Youth and groups and individuals interested in working on those gaps.

Dr. Lee Badgett, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts - Dinner and Discussion at All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa

Dinner discussion at All Souls Unitarian Church

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Article covering Pride 2009. Discussion about the growing acceptance of LGBT rights in the United States. Focus is on resistance from within the state and support from Tulsa. Noah Blatt, 9 years old, was grand marshal of the parade after donating $11…

Organizational Structure
Documents and items relating to the Federation of Statewide Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Organizations

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Newspaper article covering the history of Tulsa’s LGBT community, stonewall, and the evolution of Pride in Tulsa. Toby Jenkins interviewed about OKEQ’s history. Discusses Tulsa Police Department’s harassment of LGBT folk in the 70’s. Activist John M.…

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Letter from Tulsa Oklahoman for Human Rights Director of Fundraising/Events Greg Gatewood to Eric Watson, Director of Diversity at Williams Companies.

Series by Anne Hull, Washington Post Staff Writer

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Pride month advertisement for IBM highlighting their diversity policies.

From Julie Tucker - Trainum, August 2019 - Jimmy Flowers was one of the very first members of the AIDS Coalition in Tulsa. he was a young man when he was part of Stonewall and in his interview he talks about Stonewall. jimmy died in the mid 2000s. …
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