Gay and Lesbian Oklahoma

   

Oklahoma is one of the six states on the Frontier Strip and it's
four main mountain ranges include the Ouachitas, Arbuckles, Wichitas, and the Kiamichis.
With 200 man-made lakes, Oklahoma has more man-made lakes than any other state

The capital and the most populous city of the state is Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City
was the site of the bombing on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995, the
largest act of terrorism on American soil prior to the September 11 attacks and the
most destructive act of domestic terrorism in American history. Tulsa and Oklahoma City
are the primary economic engines of the state.

Oklahoma is a major fuel and food-producing state. Its main agricultural outputs
are soy, wheat, cattle, dairy, poultry, and cotton.

There are many central areas of Native American heritage in Oklahoma, including
Tahlequah, which is near Muskogee in Eastern Oklahoma.

Oklahoma City hosts the pride parade and festival in the city's GLBT district.
Watonga, Oklahoma is the birthplace of Clarence Nash, better known as the voice of Donald
Duck
and Boise City, Oklahoma was the only city in the continental United States to be
bombed during World War II.


Oklahoma Gay Issues:

Gay Marriage
2004 - Anti-same-sex marriage constitutional amendment banned
marriage and any other forms of partnership for same-sex couples
1996 Anti-same-sex marriage statute banned marriage
for same-sex couples.

Domestic Violence
Has domestic violence laws that are gender neutral
and include household members and dating partners.

Sodomy Laws
(Felony) Maximum Penalty: 10 Years

Anti-Gay Parenting
Laws restricting adoptions and foster care placement (prohibits the recognition
of an adoption by more than one individual of the same sex from any other
state or foreign jurisdiction).

Second-Parent Adoption For Gays And Lesbians
It is unclear whether the state adoption law permits
second-parent adoptions.

Sexually Oriented Hate Crimes
Has hate crime laws that do not include crimes based in
sexual orientation or gender identity

Some Oklahoma Cities:
Boise City - Bristow - Broken Arrow - Clinton - Davis - Duncan
Elk City - Fairview - Fort Sill - Lawton - Moore - Muskogee
Oklahoma City - Owasso - Piedmont - Prague - Sayre - Seminole
Stillwater - Sulphur - Texhoma - Tulsa - Valliant - Wagoner - Yukon


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