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Gay Festivus Pole to Be Erected in Oklahoma State Capitol

Six-foot shaft is wrapped in the colors of the gay pride rainbow flag and topped with a disco ball

Visitors to the Oklahoma Capitol this month will not see little baby Jesus or a single wise man.

Instead, Oklahoma City residents will be treated to a more brightly colored display. This after a Florida man got an approval for a permit to erect a Festivus pole, based on the fictional holiday depicted in the popular 1990s sitcom “Seinfeld,” inside the Capitol.

The pole will be erected next Wednesday in the building’s first-floor rotunda near an existing display of giant nutcrackers and a sleigh full of gifts.

But there’s a twist. This is no regular “Festivus” Pole (as far as fictional holiday poles go). It’s totally, 100 percent gay – not that there’s anything wrong with that.

Chaz Stevens, of Jupiter, Florida, said the pole pays homage both to gay rights and a Seinfeld episode.

The 6-foot-pole is wrapped in the colors of the gay pride rainbow flag and topped with a disco ball, you know… in case anyone gets the urge to bust a move.

According to Stevens, similar poles are expected to be put up in Georgia, Illinois, Michigan and Washington.

Turns out, Festivus really is for the rest of us.