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Families With Trans Kids Sue Over Oklahoma Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

The suit comes one day after Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the measure into law.

Oklahoma Bans Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Minors

The legislation, signed Monday by Gov. Kevin Stitt, includes the possibility of felony charges for violation.

Southern Queers: New Study Reveals the Reality of LGBTQ+ People in the South

While bucking some stereotypes, the study emphasizes the need for LGBTQ+ safe spaces in southern states.

Nonprofit Group Working to Help Transgender People Escape the U.S.

TRANSport offers its clients resources and support as they seek to leave the country to start a better life elsewhere.

Oklahoma House Censures Nonbinary Rep. Mauree Turner

House Republicans claim Turner was harboring a fugitive when a protester took shelter in the lawmaker's office.

Oklahoma's Second Largest City Roiled by Pro-LGBTQ+ Resolution

City council members in Tulsa can't get themselves to vote for a measure that would label their city as inclusive.

Oklahoma Close to Criminalizing Gender-Affirming Care for Youth

The bill that's advancing would make it a felony to provide this care.

Judge Strips Lesbian Mom of Parental Rights, Awards Them to Sperm Donor

An Oklahoma judge ruled the woman's parental rights were forfeited because she failed to adopt him.

Fired Over Gay Guest Speaker, Former Tenured Professor Files Lawsuit

Fired for bringing in a gay guest speaker, the former tenured professor filed suit against the Oklahoma university where he used to teach.

Oklahoma Seeks to Criminalize Gender-Affirming Care Up to Age 21

Republican Rep. Jim Olsen's bill would make the provision of this care a felony, with a prison sentence of up to 10 years and/or a fine of up to $100,000.

Doughnut Shop Attacked With Molotov Cocktail After Drag Queen Event

The Donut Hole in Tulsa, Okla., was set on fire this week after having been burglarized two weeks earlier.

Oklahoma Hospital Ends Gender-Affirming Care for Youth Due to Law

A new law signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt withholds federal funds from the University of Oklahoma Medical Center unless it ceases providing such care.

Sex Toys Litter Highway After Tractor Trailer Crash

The tractor trailer lost its load prematurely while on delivery in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Students Sue Over Anti-Trans School Restroom Law

The law, enacted in May, requires public school students to use the restrooms and other facilities designated for the gender they were assigned at birth.

Teacher Resigns Over Oklahoma Law Censoring LGBTQ+, Other Books

The English teacher had more than 500 books in her classroom library.

Republican Candidate Supports Stoning Gays to Death

Scott Esk is running in today's Oklahoma primary runoff election for a state house seat.

First Out Mayor of Oklahoma Town Resigns Citing Threats

The now-former mayor said he had been followed, harassed, and had his tires slashed following an incident with police.

Oklahoma Governor Signs Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill' Into Law

The restrictive measure is one of several pieces of far-right legislation Oklahoma has passed, including one of the nation's most draconian abortion laws.

Lesbian Mom Removed From Child's Birth Certificate Fights Ruling

Kris Williams's name was struck from her child's birth certificate because she was the "non-gestational" parent.

Campaign Seeks to Support LGBTQ+ Rights in Red States

The United We Stand initiative, from Unilever, Rana Reeves, and Tourmaline, looks to support LGBTQ+ rights groups in areas with lackluster queer rights records.