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‘Bostock’ Decision called “an incredible victory” – or “an injustice that will have implications in many areas”

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher   Oklahoma City – A majority of the U.S. Supreme Court in mid-June reached for what Allie Shinn, executive director of Freedom Oklahoma characterized as ““This is an incredible victory for the movement for LGBTQ+ equality,” she said  “The highest court in the land has ruled today that LGBTQ+ people can […]

Freedom OK Unity Gala to celebrate big year here and Stonewall’s 50th anniversary

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Freedom Oklahoma, the state’s leading LGBTQ rights advocacy organization, will present the 5th Annual Unity Gala on Friday, October 25. The event will take place from 7 – 11 p.m. at the Devon Boathouse, 608 Riversport Drive, in downtown Oklahoma City. Cocktail attire is suggested. […]

ACLU-OK Announces 2019 Award Recipients

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma will honor several members of the community during their Annual Meeting and Reception, which will be held in the Forum Room of the Midwest City Library, 8143 E Reno Avenue, on Saturday April 20 at 10 a.m. The […]

Freedom Oklahoma to hold Monday (April 8) march to celebrate Oklahoma’s first openly gay Oklahoma City Council member

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY— Freedom Oklahoma will host a march and rally on Monday, April 8 in the capital city of the Sooner State. According to a press release sent to The City Sentinel, CapitolBeatOK  and other news organizations, the event will celebrate the assumption of office by James Cooper, Oklahoma City’s first openly gay […]

ACLU’s Allie Shinn tapped as new Freedom Oklahoma Executive Director

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Freedom Oklahoma has announced that Allie Shinn will become the organization’s new Executive Director starting March 4. A long time advocate for LGBTQ rights, Shinn comes to Freedom Oklahoma from the ACLU of Oklahoma, where she served as Deputy Director. During her time at […]

Some criminal justice reformers raise substantive concerns about new laws

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Ardent advocates of criminal justice reform are concerned that new laws, enacted Thursday, will disappoint many who have worked for the past decade to change the Sooner State’s status as the American state with the largest rates of incarceration. This week, Governor Mary Fallin, with the support of the […]

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