The Rev. Scott Hamilton, associate pastor of Church of the Open Arms in Oklahoma City and director of Cimarron Alliance, has taped podcasts offered online to encourage Oklahoma’s gay community during the holidays.
The founding mission of the Cathedral of Hope is to reclaim Christianity as a faith of extravagant grace, radical inclusion and relentless compassion. As such, we seek ways to honor those who embody and live out this mission through lives that are transforming our society at every level. Cathedral of Hope Oklahoma City is looking […]
Three years ago, when Scott Hamilton moved from New York to Oklahoma for work, his marriage, and all the rights that went with it, dissolved in the transition. That’s because Oklahoma — a deeply conservative place — is one of 38 states that bans marriages between same-sex couples.
Scott J. Hamilton, the executive director of Oklahoma’s Cimarron Alliance and a great friend of Truth Wins Out, challenged “Patriot Pastor” Steve Kern, husband of the notoriously anti-gay Sally Kern, to a lunch meeting for the purpose of open and honest dialogue. Though the Kerns won’t be changing their voting habits any time soon, Scott […]
On January 14, 2014, Federal Judge Terrence Kern ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. On July 18, 2014, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld his ruling. That evening, the Cimarron Alliance Equality Center hosted a rally led by Scott Hamilton to celebrate this historic victory.
The Cimarron Alliance Equality Center is a social justice organization dedicated to bringing equality to all Oklahomans. Working with, through, and on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, Cimarron Alliance hold’s fast to the vision of a Fair and Just Oklahoma. And we need your help today.
On November 15, 2011, the Oklahoma City Council considered a resolution to include “Sexual Orientation” in the city’s employment non-discrimination policies. Here is the Cimarron Alliance Executive Director, Scott J. Hamilton, addressing city council members on the matter.