Thousands celebrate pride

Title

Thousands celebrate pride

Subject

Pride 2007

Description

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 first Tulsa pride event. Marc Acuff, event coordinator, is quoted about his plans for the coming years. Protestors are present. Kathy Hinkle, board member of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, is quoted about accepting her son’s sexuality. Toby Jenkins, community outreach coordinator for OKEQ and pastor of Emerging Church of Tulsa, is quoted about the feeling of dignity and self-worth that being involved in pride gives him.

Creator

Althea Peterson
Adam Wisneski
Tulsa World

Source

Tulsa World

Publisher

Tulsa World

Date

June 10, 2007

Contributor

Althea Peterson
Adam Wisneski
Tulsa World

Format

Newspaper clipping
6.5x4.25'
5.5x4'

Language

English

Type

Newspaper article

Identifier

June 10, 2007, Tulsa World, pp. A17, A25

Coverage

Tulsa Pride 2007, Oklahomans for Equality, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, protestors

Original Format

Newspaper article

Files

Thousands celebrate pride.jpg

Collection

Citation

Althea Peterson Adam Wisneski Tulsa World, “Thousands celebrate pride,” OKEQ History Project, accessed August 6, 2020, https://history.okeq.org/items/show/123.