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Index Gay pride

Gay pride or LGBT pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as a social group, build community, and celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance. [1]

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An alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions founded upon English law.

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Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.

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Annual Reminder

The Annual Reminders were a series of early pickets organized by homophile organizations.

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Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Backlash (sociology)

A "backlash" is an adverse reaction to something which has gained popularity, prominence, or influence.

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Badge of shame

A badge of shame, also a symbol of shame, mark of shame or stigma, is typically a distinctive symbol required to be worn by a specific group or an individual for the purpose of public humiliation, ostracism or persecution.

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride

Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride is a 2009 award-winning documentary directed by Bob Christie, where he examines relevance of Gay Pride celebrations internationally, against the backdrop of opposition to such events in a number of countries.

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Bill Clinton

William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.

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Black is beautiful

Black is beautiful is a cultural movement that was started in the US in the 1960s by African Americans.

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Black triangle (badge)

The black triangle was a badge used in Nazi concentration camps to mark prisoners as "asocial" or "arbeitsscheu" (work-shy).

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Bleecker Street

Bleecker Street is a west–east street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Brenda Howard

Brenda Howard (December 24, 1946 – June 28, 2005) was an American bisexual rights activist, sex-positive feminist, polyamorist and BDSM practitioner.

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Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.

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Buffalo, New York

Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States.

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Central Park

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.

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Chicago Avenue

Chicago Avenue is a major east–west street in Chicago, Illinois that runs at 800 north from 385 east to 5968 west in the Chicago street address system from which point it enters the suburbs and goes into several different suburban address systems.

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Chicago Water Tower

The Chicago Water Tower is a contributing property and landmark in the Old Chicago Water Tower District.

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Christopher Street Day

Christopher Street Day (CSD) is an annual European LGBT celebration and demonstration held in various cities across Europe for the rights of LGBT people, and against discrimination and exclusion.

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Civil and political rights

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.

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Coming out

Coming out of the closet, or simply coming out, is a metaphor for LGBT people's self-disclosure of their sexual orientation or of their gender identity.

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Commodification is the transformation of goods, services, ideas and people into commodities, or objects of trade.

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Council on Religion and the Homosexual

The Council on Religion and the Homosexual was a San Francisco-based organization founded in 1964 for the purpose of joining homosexual activists and religious leaders.

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Craig Rodwell

Craig L. Rodwell (October 31, 1940 – June 18, 1993) was an American gay rights activist known for founding the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop on November 24, 1967, the first bookstore devoted to gay and lesbian authors, New York Public Library (1999).

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Cultural assimilation

Cultural assimilation is the process in which a minority group or culture comes to resemble those of a dominant group.

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Culture war

The culture war or culture conflict adopts different meanings depending on the time and place where it is used (as it relates to conflicts relevant to a specific area and era).

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Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Dan Savage

Daniel Keenan Savage (born October 7, 1964) is an American author, media pundit, journalist, and activist for the LGBT community.

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Daughters of Bilitis

The Daughters of Bilitis, also called the DOB or the Daughters, was the first lesbian civil and political rights organization in the United States.

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Democrats (Brazil)

The Democrats (Democratas, DEM) is a political party in Brazil, which is considered the main party within the right-wing spectrum.

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Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.

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European Graduate School

The European Graduate School (EGS) is a cross-disciplinary institution of higher education awarding Masters and Doctoral degrees within its two divisions: Arts, Health and Society (AHS), and Philosophy, Art and Critical Thought (PACT).

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EuroPride is a pan-European international event dedicated to LGBTI pride, hosted by a different European city each year.

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Frank Kameny

Franklin Edward "Frank" Kameny (May 21, 1925 – October 11, 2011) was an American gay rights activist.

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Gay Activists Alliance

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) was founded in New York City on December 21, 1969, almost six months after the Stonewall riots, by dissident members of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF).

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Gay Liberation Front

The Gay Liberation Front (GLF) was the name of a number of gay liberation groups, the first of which was formed in New York City in 1969, immediately after the Stonewall riots, in which police clashed with gay demonstrators.

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Gay Shame

Gay Shame is a movement from within the queer communities described as a radical alternative to gay mainstreaming and directly posits an alternative view of gay pride events and activities which have become increasingly commercialized with corporate sponsors and "safer" agendas to avoid offending supporters and sponsors.

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Gender variance

Gender variance, or gender nonconformity, is behavior or gender expression by an individual that does not match masculine and feminine gender norms.

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Gilberto Kassab

Gilberto Kassab (or; born 12 August 1960 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian politician, former mayor of São Paulo.

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Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

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Governor of İstanbul

The Governor of İstanbul (Turkish: İstanbul Valiliği) is the civil service state official responsible for both national government and state affairs in the Province of İstanbul.

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Grupo Gay da Bahia

The Grupo Gay da Bahia or simply GGB (Gay Group of Bahia) is the oldest association for the defense of the human rights for homosexuals functioning in Brazil.

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Heteronormativity is the belief that people fall into distinct and complementary genders (male and female) with natural roles in life.

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The Homomonument is a memorial in the centre of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.

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The words homophile and homophilia are dated terms for homosexuality.

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Independence Hall

Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted.

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Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.

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InterPride is an international organization representing and composed of producers of pride events for the LGBT community that celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) culture and pride.

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Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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Judith Butler

Judith Butler FBA (born February 24, 1956) is an American philosopher and gender theorist whose work has influenced political philosophy, ethics and the fields of third-wave feminist, queer and literary theory.

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Kreuzberg Pride

The Kreuzberg Pride, usually known as Transgenialer CSD, is a parade and festival held in June each year in Kreuzberg, Berlin to celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their allies.

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Lambda, Λ, λ (uppercase Λ, lowercase λ; λάμ(β)δα lám(b)da) is the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet.

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LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.

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LGBT community

The LGBT community or GLBT community, also referred to as the gay community, is a loosely defined grouping of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, LGBT organizations, and subcultures, united by a common culture and social movements.

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LGBT history

LGBT history dates back to the first recorded instances of same-sex love and sexuality of ancient civilizations, involving the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and transgender (LGBT) peoples and cultures around the world.

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LGBT rights by country or territory

Laws affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people vary greatly by country or territory; everything from the legal recognition of same-sex marriage to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex romantic/sexual activity or identity.

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LGBT rights in Uganda

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Uganda face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents.

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List of largest LGBT events

This list presents the largest LGBT events (pride parades and festivals) worldwide by attendance.

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List of LGBT events

The following is a calendar of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) events.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Mattachine Society

The Mattachine Society, founded in 1950, was one of the earliest LGBT (gay rights) organizations in the United States, probably second only to Chicago's Society for Human Rights.

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Merchandization is a critical term coined by the anti-globalization movement to designate the process of change in viewpoint of individuals or society towards an object, service or substance.

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Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.

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Michael Brown (British politician)

Michael Russell Brown (born 3 July 1951) is a British political journalist, noted as a former Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) from 1979 to 1997.

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Michigan Avenue (Chicago)

Michigan Avenue is a north-south street in Chicago which runs at 100 east on the Chicago grid.

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Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.

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Moscow Pride

Moscow Pride (Russian Московский Гей-Прайд, Moscow Gay Pride) is a demonstration of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender persons (LGBT).

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National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Non-heterosexual is a sexual orientation or sexual identity that is not heterosexual.

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Oscar Wilde Bookshop

The Oscar Wilde Bookshop was the first bookstore devoted to gay and lesbian authors.

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OutTV (Canada)

OutTV (stylized OUTtv) is a Canadian English language Category A cable and satellite specialty channel.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Picketing is a form of protest in which people (called picketers) congregate outside a place of work or location where an event is taking place.

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Pink triangle

In Nazi Germany, pink triangles (Rosa Winkel) were used as one of the Nazi concentration camp badges, used to identify male prisoners who were sent there because of their homosexuality.

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Pride Library

The Pride Library is a collection of books, periodicals, and audio-visual resources by and about gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals, and other queer folk.

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Pride parade

Pride parades (also known as pride marches, pride events, and pride festivals) are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) culture and pride.

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Queen Sofía of Spain

Sofía of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Σοφία; born 2 November 1938) is a member of the Spanish royal family who served as Queen of Spain during the reign of her husband, King Juan Carlos I, from 1975 to 2014.

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Queer is an umbrella term for sexual and gender minorities who are not heterosexual or cisgender.

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Rainbow flag (LGBT movement)

The rainbow flag, commonly known as the gay pride flag or LGBT pride flag, is a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride and LGBT social movements.

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In sociology and cultural studies, reappropriation or reclamation is the cultural process by which a group reclaims terms or artifacts that were previously used in a way disparaging of that group.

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Royal Household of Spain

The Royal Household of Spain, officially Casa de Su Majestad el Rey de España (Household of His Majesty the King of Spain), is the constitutional organization which supports the monarch in the exercise of his royal duties and prerogatives.

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Same-sex marriage in Spain

Same-sex marriage has been legal in Spain since 3 July 2005.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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São Paulo

São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.

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Self-affirmation theory is a psychological theory that focuses on how individuals adapt to information or experiences that are threatening to their self-concept.

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Sexual diversity

Gender and sexual diversity (GSD), or simply sexual diversity, is a term used to refer to all the diversities of sex characteristics, sexual orientations and gender identities, without the need to specify each of the identities, behaviors or characteristics that form this plurality.

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Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures

Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures are subcultures and communities composed of people who have shared experiences, backgrounds, or interests due to common sexual or gender identities.

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Social group

In the social sciences, a social group has been defined as two or more people who interact with one another, share similar characteristics, and collectively have a sense of unity.

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Social stigma

Social stigma is disapproval of (or discontent with) a person based on socially characteristic grounds that are perceived.

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Stephen Donaldson (activist)

Stephen Donaldson (July 27, 1946 – July 18, 1996), born Robert Anthony Martin, Jr and also known by the pseudonym Donny the Punk, was an American bisexual political activist.

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Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Stokely Carmichael

Kwame Ture (born Stokely Carmichael, June 29, 1941November 15, 1998) was a Trinidadian-born prominent organizer in the Civil Rights Movement in the United States and the global Pan-African movement.

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Stonewall Inn

The Stonewall Inn, often shortened to Stonewall, is a gay bar and recreational tavern in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City, and the site of the Stonewall riots of 1969, which is widely considered to be the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for gay and lesbian rights in the United States.

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Stonewall riots

The Stonewall riots (also referred to as the Stonewall uprising or the Stonewall rebellion) were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBT) communityAt the time, the term "gay" was commonly used to refer to all LGBT people.

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, at one stage temporarily the Sydney Mardi Gras, or locally Mardi Gras, is an annual LGBT pride parade and festival in Sydney, Australia, attended by hundreds of thousands of people from around Australia and overseas.

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The Gay Parade

The Gay Parade is a 1999 concept album by the band of Montreal and was their third full-length release.

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The Stranger (newspaper)

The Stranger is an alternative biweekly newspaper in Seattle, Washington, U.S. It runs a blog known as Slog.

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Tom Limoncelli

Tom Limoncelli (born December 2, 1968) is an American system administrator, author, and speaker.

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Washington Square Park (Chicago)

Washington Square, also known as Washington Square Park, is a park in Chicago, Illinois.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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West Berlin

West Berlin (Berlin (West) or colloquially West-Berlin) was a political enclave which comprised the western part of Berlin during the years of the Cold War.

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Workers' Party (Brazil)

The Workers' Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores, PT) is a political party in Brazil.

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