Gay Couple Married In Oklahoma! – There’s A Bright Rainbow Haze On the Meadow
Despite the fact that gay marriage is illegal in Oklahoma and gay marriages performed in other states aren’t legally recognized in Oklahoma gay couple Jason Pickel and Darren Black Bear, had the idea to get married through the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Tribal Court, an autonomous Native American judiciary in Concho, Oklahoma. that isn’t subject to states anti-gay laws.
Black Bear and Pickel are the first gay couple to be publicly married in the state of Oklahoma and while the couple will still be denied tax breaks on their state returns, they will now be able to receive federal tax benefits like any other married couple.