New Jersey LGBT Leader Heading Home to Run Oklahoma Group

Hopefully Mr Stevenson will have the same luck in OK as in NJ.

WASHINGTON — In a sign of the rapidly changing landscape for LGBT rights, the head of New Jersey’s LGBT group is heading home to run a similar group in the state of Oklahoma.

In an email to be sent to supporters Wednesday morning, Garden State Equality’s Troy Stevenson writes, “On Sunday, January 26, I will be stepping down as executive director of Garden State Equality to take over as the executive director of The Equality Network in my home state of Oklahoma.”

In a statement provided to BuzzFeed, Stevenson explained the move, announced a day after a federal judge in Oklahoma struck down the state’s amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying.

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