Oklahoma Will Now Require Schools to Teach Sexual Assault Prevention

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed a new bill into law that requires school districts in the state to develop rape and sexual assault prevention curriculum. The Safe Schools Act was promoted by the feminist knitting circle turned activist group who publicized the way Norman High School dealt with a series of… »6/11/15 10:50am6/11/15 10:50am

Woman Who Slashed Corpse Has History of Attacking Husband's Exes

In the most terrible news of the day, 26-year-old Shaynna Smith was arrested for desecrating the corpse of a woman thought to have been the ex-girlfriend of Smith’s husband. Police say Smith visited the Oklahoma funeral home where the body was being kept and used a folding knife to slash the dead woman’s face from her… »5/07/15 11:25pm5/07/15 11:25pm

Oklahoma Just Tripled the Waiting Period for Abortions 

In her continued effort to make life as hard as possible for the women of Oklahoma, Governor Mary Fallin signed a new law last night that triples the state’s abortion waiting period, from 24 to 72 hours. Arkansas also recently extended its waiting period, and Florida and Tennessee are considering bills to do the same. »5/07/15 2:30pm5/07/15 2:30pm

Angry Anti-Choice Pol Wants to 'Set Myself on Fire' Over Abortion

Oklahoma State Representative Kevin Calvey, a Republican from Oklahoma City, struggled recently to find the perfect way to express just how much he hates abortion. He managed it, spectacularly: by saying on the House floor that, theoretically, he’d love to set himself on fire and die over it, if his Christian beliefs… »4/30/15 12:10pm4/30/15 12:10pm

Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Approving Nitrogen Gas For Executions 

On Friday, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin signed a bill that allows the state to execute inmates using nitrogen gas in the event that traditional lethal injection drugs are unavailable. The use of nitrogen gas, which induces hypoxia, has never been tested on humans, but supporters maintain that the method is both… »4/18/15 11:30am4/18/15 11:30am

Oklahoma Becomes Second State to Ban Second Trimester Abortion Method

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed a ban late Monday on intact dilation and evacuation, a common second trimester abortion procedure. D&E is also commonly used in incomplete miscarriages, but the bill’s language around that is vague enough that it’s not entirely clear whether or not those are now off the… »4/14/15 11:10am4/14/15 11:10am

OK Hates Gay Marriage So Much It Wants to Get Rid of Straight Marriage

The Oklahoma House of Representative passed a bill Tuesday that would abolish state-issued marriage licenses. If the bill is signed into law, marriage licenses would be issued by a member of the clergy. It's intended to block gay marriages in the state, but is actually just going to turn into an enormous, delightful,… »3/13/15 3:15pm3/13/15 3:15pm

Oklahoma's Horrid Legislature Targets History Classes Instead of Rape

The Oklahoma State Legislature is taking aim this session at the most serious issue plaguing the state: AP U.S. history, which is too "negative" and "leftist." They've been so busy with that, though, that it looks they're not going to get around to passing a couple other laws—ones that would have protected LGBT… »2/23/15 2:10pm2/23/15 2:10pm

Target Now Sells Fifty Shades Cock Rings Next to Kids' Toothbrushes 

Target knows you're a busy parent on the go, so when it comes to shopping, you don't want to waste your time going from aisle to aisle to collect your kid's toothbrushes, mouthwash and Fifty Shades of Grey marital aids. That's why they put all of your needs into one place. They're always thinking of you. »1/16/15 5:40pm1/16/15 5:40pm

War on Slobwave: Oklahoma Legislators Want to Ban Hoodies

Just when we thought it was safe to wear sweatpants in the club, along comes the patriarchy to fuck it up for everyone. Republican senators in Oklahoma have floated legislation that would make hoodies illegal, utilizing an existing law that "bans the wearing of hoods while committing crimes." The law was initially… »1/06/15 11:05am1/06/15 11:05am