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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,…

A small conservative town in Oklahoma confronts the issue of gay rights as one of its own evokes the wrath of an outside hate group.

Michael Shackelford loves his truck. And he loves Merle Haggard. Not unusual for an 18-year-old in Sand…

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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.

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…

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…

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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

Article covering Pride 2002. Parade travelled west on Cherry Street, ending in a festival at Veteran’s Park. Protestors are present. Recording artists Rachel Sage and Jade Esteban Estrada serve as some of the grand marshals. Features photo of…

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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Jose Vega recounts his experience being forced to go through conversion therapy as a teenager. Stephen Black discusses the reasons why he supports conversion therapy.

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Documents relating to Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer serving as co-grand Marshal of 2000's Pride Parade. Includes letter from her agent, biography, and signed contract.
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