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Lesbian Democrat pulls off election victory in conservative Oklahoma
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Supreme Court to use Oklahoma case for nationwide decision on same-sex marriage Published Aug. Supreme Court justices asked to review Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban Published Aug. Constitution Published July 18, Supreme Court that could quickly expand same-sex marriage to nearly two-thirds of the states. In Oklahoma City, male and female couples headed to the courthouse and the altar. In the more rural Garfield County, a male couple got a license at the courthouse in Enid. Supreme Court justices set off the flurry in Oklahoma and at least four other states — Utah, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin — when they declined to review the decisions of federal appeals courts that had struck down bans on same-sex marriage.
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Those whose sexual orientation and gender identity differ from the majority are looking for a place where they feel safe and supported—where there are laws to protect them and where there are resources for them in times of need. For their research, the HRC looks at each locale's non-discrimination laws, availability of resources for the queer community, whether or not they work in coordination with the Human Rights Campaign, and many other detailed criteria. Then each city is given a score on a scale of 0 to 0 being the least safe and inclusive, and being the most. Note: The HRC offered bonus points for a variety of factors; we chose to use each city's score before the bonus points were awarded. In , the city became the first in the country to elect an openly gay politician: Kathy Kozachenko , who served on its city council for two years.