The companies and organizations in this list have partnered with OKC Pride in a substantial way, and we want to publicly thank them for their contributions. We couldn’t do this without them!

Second Chance Prom Donors

OKC Pride would like to acknowledge and thank the following businesses and organizations that donated to our inaugural Second Chance Prom.  Additionally, a big thank you to the many entertainers who promoted this event from stage or microphone. We are happy to have so many great Oklahoma City partners that helped to make this event a successful one. To the OKC LGBT community — please show your appreciation and let’s support those who have supported us!

Alibi’s Club OKC Nightclub
Barking Dog Bakery Bakery
Chi Gallery Art gallery
Culinary Kitchen Cooking products and appliances
Date With Iris Flowers
deadCENTER Film Festival Film festival
Dollhouse Lounge Entertainment / nightlife
Empire Slice Pizzeria (restaurant)
Flip’s Wine Bar & Trattoria Italian (restaurant)
Folk.Life Art, clothing, accessories
Grandad’s Bar Bar
Iguana Grill Mexican (restaurant)
IAO Gallery Art gallery
In The Raw Sushi (restaurant)
Jeffrey Hammons Designs Home improvement
Lyric Theater Theater company
Mens Wearhouse Mens’ wear
Other Options Food pantry / community outreach
Paseo Grill American (restaurant)
Paul Riedl Photography Photography
Picasso Café Contemporary (restaurant)
Pie Junkie Pie (restaurant)
Reduxion Theater Theater company
Robert JM Productions Theater company
Sauced on Paseo Pizzeria (restaurant)
Savory Spice Shop Cooking - spices and seasonings
Savvy Pet Sitter Pet care
Sean Cummings Pub Bar
Sean Eckart, stylist Hair style
Seedie Mae’s Doggie Styles Pet care - grooming
The Boom Nightclub
The Gayly News source - online and print
Urbane Home and lifestyle
Vito’s Ristorante Italian (restaurant)

Ty McCarthy & Nazarene Ally

We want to thank Ty McCarthy for the creation and donation of a wonderful new logo for OKC Pride!

Ty is a Kansas City native who has lived in the OKC Metro since 2007.  He created the non-profit Nazarene Ally, a grassroots LGBTQ advocacy group for the Church of the Nazarene.  Ty is also the religion correspondent for The Gayly.

Ty is a 2008 alum of Southern Nazarene University and  2012 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where he received his masters in Regional & City Planning, concentrating on Urban Design.

He spends his free time riding his bike, writing, and watching Netflix. 


Mission: To equip people to help make the Church of the Nazarene a safe place for its LGBT members in all aspects of the church by creating a positive and constructive dialogue for Nazarenes about sexual orientation, gender identity and Christianity.

You can connect with Nazarene Ally through Facebook, Twitter and their website.

The Gayly

Founded as The Gayly Oklahoman in 1983, The Gayly regional newspaper is the premier and most trusted source of news for LGBT and straight allies in the southwest.

The Gayly covers LGBT community topics and events as well as things throughout the state of Oklahoma and surrounding region.

The newspaper is published monthly. Readers will also enjoy the robust website (http://www.gayly.com), coordinated with The Gayly social media sites.

Be sure to subscribe to the e-blasts from The Gayly website, keeping you informed of updated news throughout the month.

Thank you, The Gayly, for getting the word out about OKC Pride’s events, including the Second Chance Prom!


  Music for a society that wants instant gratification

NOW 965 is OKC’s Hits Music Station for Generation NOW! They play the music that reflects today’s fast-paced lifestyle.

Listen LIVE by tuning in to 96.5 or 107.7 HD3, installing the mobile app for iOS or Android, or streaming online at Now965.com

Keep up with Now965 by following their Facebook page and Twitter feed.  Thank you NOW for getting the word out about OKC Pride’s events, including the Second Chance Prom!