Credit - Neil Brandvold. In April , Carlos Martinez was visiting a prison for gang members in El Salvador, having gained rare access to help with a photography project. A reporter for national newspaper El Faro , Martinez, 41, was used to dealing with the gangs that have over decades made his country one of the most violent in the world. But this time he saw something that shocked him. In this particular prison, San Francisco Gotera, in the east of the Central American country, gang culture was not the only source of virulent homophobia.
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Many are often surprised to learn that Oklahoma City has a number of extremely popular gay bars and clubs, some part of the thriving scene around the NW 39th Street Enclave at NW 39th and Pennsylvania Avenue. The most popular is perhaps the Copa. A dance club with a state of the art sound system, multiple levels, drag shows and male dancers on weekend nights, the Copa quite frequently has a line to get in on Friday and Saturday. Angles has been an OKC favorite for over 20 years and is known as one of the best in the metro. Originally opening in , it is housed in a renovated warehouse with state of the art sound and lighting.
Gay Oklahomans like my uncle, son of Oral Roberts, bear the weight of stories the straights refuse to tell. Now I am chasing down — and sharing — his own tale. At age 37, Uncle Ronnie was found in a car on the side of a backcountry road, shot dead.