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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 Oklahoma & Oklahomans for Equality to host Lobby Day at the Capitol on March 4

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Wednesday, March 4, Oklahoma City based Freedom Oklahoma, and Tulsa based Oklahomans for Equality will host Lobby Day 2020. The event, themed “Make Your Voice Heard,” will be held at the Oklahoma State Capitol, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Activities will begin with advocacy training at 9:30 a.m. […]

Freedom Oklahoma to host 7th Annual Equality Run on June 9

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Freedom Oklahoma will host its 7th annual Equality Run on Sunday, June 9 on the south side of Myriad Gardens, 301 W. Reno, in Oklahoma City from 7 – 11 a.m. Registration for the 5K and 10K run, which begin at 7:15 a.m. is […]

OKC Pride 2019 events celebrate Stonewall 50th anniversary

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The official 2019 Pride Parade and Festival for Oklahoma City, themed Legends & Rebels, will take place Saturday, June 22, beginning at noon. The events are hosted by the OKC Pride Alliance. 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising that occurred in New York City in June 1969, which sparked […]

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 […]

Freedom Oklahoma Unity Gala to honor community leaders on Nov. 3

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Freedom Oklahoma’s 4th Annual Unity Gala will be held on Saturday, November 3. The event will take place at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, in Oklahoma City. The VIP event will begin at 6:30 p.m., with general admission arrival at 7 p.m. […]

The 5th Annual OKC Equality Run honoring Shaun Kamiko set for June 17

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, June 17, the 5th Annual OKC Equality Run – Shaun Kamiko Memorial will be held in Oklahoma City, sponsored by Freedom Oklahoma.  This event kicks off Pride Week in Oklahoma City. The 5K/10K events begin at 8 a.m. at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. […]

An Editor’s Notebook: Life, laments, grades and goodness

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – From an editor’s notebook, Lankford and life, Kiesel is concerned, Goodwin gives grades – and Fallin’s a fan of generous state workers. On Friday, U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, participated in the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., held Friday (January 27). After the event, he […]

Freedom Oklahoma celebrates victories made in the fight for freedom for everyone

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Freedom Oklahoma 2016 Unity Gala recently honored 21 years of LGBTQ advocacy and progress in Oklahoma. The celebration was held at the Hall of Mirrors at the Civic Center Music Hall, in downtown Oklahoma City. “We are grateful for all who attended this spectacular event to celebrate the work, victories, […]

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