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OKLAHOMA PRIDE ALLIANCE
RAINBOW AWARDS GAYLA

NOVEMBER 4TH

THROUGH THE RAINBOW AWARDS, OUR ORGANIZATION RECOGNIZES LOCAL AND STATE LEADERS, CHANGE-MAKERS, ACTIVISTS, AND COMMUNITY GROUPS MAKING A DIFFERENCE.  AWARD WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT OUR 1ST ANNUAL OKLAHOMA RAINBOW AWARDS GAYLA!

7PM, Early Seating 6:30PM

TOWER THEATRE

Concert Live Audience

PRESENTING SPECIAL GUEST

JOSHUA HENRY

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AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

THE AWARDS

  • Hot Pink - Sex

  • Red - Life

  • Orange - Healing

  • Yellow- Sunlight- Visibility

  • Green - Nature- Environmentalism/Conservation

  • Turquoise - Magic/Art- Drag/Creatives/Artists

  • Indigo - Serenity

  • Violet - Spirit

2023 QUEER JOY: THE RESISTANCE

FINAL NOMINEES

  • Hot Pink - Sex // Conway Titty, Makellah McDaniel, Mataia Blackwell

  • Red - Life // Cody Knight, Cameron Collins, Drew Cook, Laura Lang

  • Orange - Healing // Terri Fleming, Russell Rooms, Christina Sommers

  • Yellow-Sunlight-Visibility // Shawnda Adams, Ramona Waylon Diaz, Paula Schonauer

  • Green-Nature-Environmentalism-Conservation // Kris Marek, Aleah Walker, Natalie Evans

  • Turquoise-Magic-Art- Drag-Creatives-Artists // Yoko Bagley, Kronie "SeacCubus" Khalil, AJ Stegall, Laal Shams

  • Indigo - Serenity // Shae Sanders, Moss and Mike Abla, Hayden Eagleston

  • Violet - Spirit // Christina Wiestner, Meg Nance Coker, Mauree Turner

GRAND MARSHALS

  • Rebel // Nicole McAfee (they/she), Executive Director Freedom Oklahoma

  • Legend // Kelley Blair (they/them), CEO, Director Diversity Center of Oklahoma 

2022: LOVE TRANSCENDS

HONOREES

  • Red - Life // Val Weistner

  • Orange - Healing // Liz Charles and Hadley Wagoner

  • Yellow- Sunlight- Visibility // Cassidy Fallik

  • Green - Nature- Environmentalism/Conservation // Jerí Irby

  • Turquoise - Magic/Art- Drag/Creatives/Artists // Urban Pride Events, Brandi

  • Indigo - Serenity // Sara Adams Cornell

  • Violet - Spirit // Elizabeth Horn

 

GRAND MARSHALL

  • Gina Ortiz Jones // Air Force Undersecretary

2021: Rainbow Revolution

HONOREES

  • Hot Pink - Sex // Adele Wolf (she/her)

  • Red - Life // Cynthia Garcia (she/ella) 

  • Orange - Healing // The Center at UCO 

  • Yellow- Sunlight- Visibility // Tyreke Baker The Black Times (he/him)

  • Green - Nature- Environmentalism/Conservation // Katrina Ward (she/they)

  • Turquoise - Magic/Art- Drag/Creatives/Artists // Am’re Ford (he/him) of Arts in Action and Fire in Little Africa 

  • Indigo - Serenity // Dr. Kate Arnold and Phil Burke at Variety Care

  • Violet - Spirit // Adriana Laws (she/her) at the Collegiate Freedom and Justice Society 

GRAND MARSHALS

  • Rebel // Representative Mauree Turner (they/them)

  • Legend // Paula Sofia (she/her)

2019: Legends & Rebels

[ON 39TH STREET]

HONOREES

  • Hot Pink - Sex // Maria Mancebo

  • Red - Life // Michael Moss

  • Orange - Healing // Dr. Shauna Lawlis, OU Physician Dr.

  • Yellow- Sunlight- Visibility // Sara Cunningham

  • Green - Nature- Environmentalism/Conservation // Matthew Johnson Salcido

  • Turquoise - Magic/Art- Drag/Creatives/Artists // Maria Isabel - Armando Designs

  • Indigo - Serenity // Kris Williams, Q Space

  • Violet - Spirit // James Cooper

GRAND MARSHALS

  • Rebel // Margaret Cox

  • Legend // Don Little

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