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OKC Pride Week 2018 to feature events celebrating inclusion and diversity

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2018 OKC Pride Week, from June 17 – 24, will bring numerous events to the Oklahoma City area celebrating inclusion and diversity. Festivities will include a charity pageant, opening ceremonies, a wine bottling party, painting, bowling, a block party, free concerts, an arts festival, […]

Sonja Martinez dons rainbow colors as 2017 OKC Pride Parade Grand Marshall

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The OKC Pride Parade was deemed another huge success as it closed a weekend of festivities celebrating diversity and equality in the metro.  The 2017 OKC Pride Weekend was themed “OKC Pride, 30 Years of Resistance,” The month of June is recognized across America and around […]

Sonja Martinez honored as 2017 OKC Pride Parade Grand Marshall

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The month of June is recognized across America and around the world as LGBTQ Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred in New York City at the end of June 1969. Several events will take place in Oklahoma City to celebrate Pride Month […]

Robert Dell Lemon, January 3, 1929 – October 22, 2016

Robert Dell Lemon was born January 3, 1929, in Shattuck, Oklahoma, to R.M. Lemon and Fay Taliaferro and died October 22, 2016, in Oklahoma City at age 87. He grew up in Booker, Texas, in the Dust Bowl.  Bob’s grandfather, Gustavous Erasmus Lemon, staked a claim and settled in the Cherokee Strip, Grant County, Oklahoma […]

2016 “Free to Love” OKC Pride Week presents music, art, food, fun, and solidarity June 20-26

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKC Pride 2016, themed “Free to Love,” will host activities throughout the week of June 20-26. Festivities will include a Block Party and Concert, the two day Pride Festival and the ever popular OKC Pride Parade. First held in 1988, OKC Pride is a celebration of diversity, individuality and […]

2015 OKC Pride Week to feature Village People, En Vogue and community solidarity

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKC Pride Week 2015 will be held June 15-21 on the 39th Street Strip at 39th & N. Pennsylvania Ave.   The week’s events will include a free outdoor concert and Block Party on Friday June 19, an Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21, closing with the OKC Pride Parade […]

3rd annual Equality Run set for June 20 benefitting Freedom Oklahoma

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The third annual Equality Run 5K/10K/1-Mile will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. June 20, along the Oklahoma River at Wiley Post Park. 2021 S. Robinson Avenue, just south of Downtown OKC. The event benefits Freedom Oklahoma, Oklahoma’s statewide LGBT advocacy organization. State Rep. Emily Virgin (D-Norman) will serve […]

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