OKCPRIDE Parade an all ages family event, showing a pride and celebration in the members of the GLBT community in Oklahoma. Average attendance at OKCPRIDE Parade is about 70K. http://okc.about.com/od/attractionsandevents/p/OKC-Pride-Weekend.htm
Various businesses supported this event, a comprehensive listing is available on the OKCPride2014 home page.
Some of the honorees in attendance were the two female couples who have requested the right to marry in OKLAHOMA "the four women at the center of Oklahoma’s marriage equality lawsuit — Mary Bishop, Sharon Baldwin, Sue Barton and Gay Phillips" per the OKCPRIDE home page.
By all accounts, Oklahoma's first formal effort for a parade was in 1987. The 1980's being racked with issues of http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/05/25/edmund.white.hiv.aids/ showed increasing need for responsible dispensation of information on lifestyles, sexual health and human rights. These bonds rolled foward in discussions in Oklahoma City, culling an enclave to a community, and a community towards a invitations of a structure of resources,supports, response,encouragement and acceptance that made the OKCPRIDE week of events and parade possible.
The web is full of interplay and celebration of across OKLAHOMA and PRIDE worldwide.
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