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Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes recognize same-sex marriages

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma recognize same-sex marriages.

The tribe has issued licenses to two same-sex couples. One couple was married just last week.

"It's our tribal law and order code. It doesn't address gender at all," Rosemary Stephens, the editor in chief of the Tribal Tribune, the tribe's paper, told The Tulsa World.

The state of Oklahoma and four tribes in the state do not recognize same-sex marriages.

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