Resources for the LGBT Community

LGBT Estate Planning and Tax Issues

LGBT Estate Planning and Tax Issues

Dec 21, 2014

January 10, 2015 Estate planning for same-sex couples has evolved dramatically over the past couple of decades. In California, the first state-wide legal rights were established in 2000 under the state-wide California domestic partnership, which expanded in 2005 to become equivalent to marriage on the state level (but not federally). Same-sex marriage has...

OKC Pride 2014

OKC Pride 2014

May 27, 2014

June 20, 2014toJune 22, 2014OKC Pride – Oklahoma City, OK Get ready for OKC Pride 2014! Pride Week will kick off with a block party on Friday, June 20th with live performances and events on the strip at 39th & Penn. In addition there will be an Arts Festival on Saturday the 21st, and the Pride Parade on Sunday the 22nd. OKC Pride 2014 2014 Parade...

How important is “gay owned” when you shop?

How important is “gay owned” when you shop?

Mar 1, 2013

Answer by Erica Friedman: This is a good question.I’m not sure that I would call it “important” per se, for myself. But it certainly is a factor. If I’m looking for a home contractor, I wouldn’t go out of my way to look for a gay contractor.  However, when I looked for an accountant, I did go out of my way to find one, because...

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Apr 15, 2012

Alone, scared and confused.  These words could be used to describe a lost child, but in this case, they’re not.  They are the very real and daily feelings of a person who is questioning their sexuality.  For those of you who’ve been there, this may take you back to a place you’d rather not visit.  For many others, it represents the beginning of a...

When a partner cheats

When a partner cheats

Mar 5, 2012

My partner cheated; can I ever trust him or her again? The answer is yes, you can trust again.  Can you trust the person who cheated on you ever again?  That depends on many factors. Need some advice?  Write to Dear Janeen First of all, when someone cheats in a relationship, it is of utmost importance for the person who cheats to take responsibility for the...