The Equality Network is a statewide advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender political and legal rights in Oklahoma. The Equality Network is a proud member of the Equality Federation.
2012 Candidate Endorsements
U.S. House of Representatives
Tom Guild (District 5)
Tom Guild is a retired college professor who believes Oklahoma deserves a
representative who will work to move our state forward in the areas of education, jobs,
health care, security and citizens’ rights.
James Lankford, the current incumbent, has publicly suggested that it should remain legal to
fire LGBT people and proudly boosted of he and his staff’s support for the anti-LGBT Chick-
fil-A Appreciation Day in August.
Oklahoma House of Representatives
Shawna Keller (District 23)
A fourth-generation resident of District 23, Shawna Keller has deep roots
in her community and will work hard to improve education, job
opportunities, and health care for all Oklahomans.
David Phillips (District 66)
David Phillips is a Tulsa County public defender and committed community activist.
His core issues are economic development, education, and public safety.
Dan Arthrell (District 71)
As a policy analyst and advocate at the Community Service Council, Dan Arthrell
has over 30 years of experience working with Oklahoma’s lawmakers. His expertise
on critical issues such as health care, education, the environment, economic
development, and public safety would be a great asset to his district and our state.
Seneca Scott (District 72)
A member of the House since 2008, Seneca Scott is a strong and effective advocate
for public health, the environment, jobs, and education.
Jeannie McDaniel (District 78)
A member of the Oklahoma House since 2004, Jeannie McDaniel is a tireless
advocate for families and children. Her core issues are education, health care, and
Kay Floyd (District 88)
With extensive experience as a State Administrative Law Judge and a Special
Municipal Court Judge in Oklahoma City, Kay Floyd has a proven track record of
effective public service. She will be a strong advocate for smarter government, job
growth, education, and health care.
Our work doesn’t stop here. TEN needs your help to fulfill our goals, which include the adoption of LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination policies in the private and public sectors; the passage of an LGBT-inclusive state hate crimes law; legal protection for same-sex couples and families; an amendment of the state anti-bullying law to add specific protection for LGBT students; and research on public policies and laws affecting LGBT Oklahomans.
We need volunteers across the state to help fulfill these goals. Would you like to help? Contact us here.
Also, you can support TEN’s efforts by donating. You can donate online by clicking on our “Donate Here” button on the left side of our page. If you prefer to donate by mail, you can download our donor card.
Please mail your donation to:The Equality Network 3701-A S. Harvard Avenue, Box 183 Tulsa, OK 74135-2282
Thank you for your support.