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stonewall

1. tv. to obstruct something or someone. And again, the mayor tried to stonewall the investigation.
2. n. an obstructionist act. His answer to the committee was another stonewall that caught them all by surprise.
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Ben Summerskill, Stonewall chief executive, said the figures suggested about 156,000 pupils had suffered homophobic bullying in Britain's schools.
Olin and Stonewall thus provide a current and interesting counterpoint to the Washington Supreme Court's view of allocation in B & L Trucking (discussed above).
In addition to the parade and live performances, Stonewall Pride's organizers, Pride South Florida, said there would also be HIV/AIDS education and testing.
Isay wanted to launch OutLoud years ago--"It was something my dad really wanted during his lifetime"--but it was only after his father's death, coincidentally on the anniversary of the Stonewall riots in 2012, that he was able to raise money for the three-year initiative.
Roger Williams said he would gladly write to Powys County Council on behalf of the community as he agreed there was a landscape issue and it appeared that turning Stonewall Hill into an industrial site had long term implications.
Stonewall chief executive Ben Summerskill said: "Gareth Thomas has shown that being openly gay in sport needn't be a barrier to a successful career.
Remember, throughout the 1960s, there was only one state where homosexual sex was legal: Illinois; followed by Connecticut in June 1969, ironically enough, the same month as the Stonewall riots.
The programme, funded by the WCVA Volunteering in Wales Fund, gives young people the skills, training and confidence they need to plan and run their own local campaigns against homophobic bullying, with the support of local adult mentors and Stonewall Cymru staff.
But to place Stonewall into its proper historical context is not to diminish its significance.
We featured in the Stonewall top 100 last year and since then we have been working extremely hard to build on that success and become a more open and supportive employer.
For more info visit the Stonewall website or the government guide from www.
It is time for President Bush to stop the games and stop the stonewall.
Bids for some $757,600 were taken from the 700 onlookers at Keeneland on Saturday night, the saletopper, Stonewall, going to Bob and Barbara McNair of Stonerside Farm for $53,000.
Chauncey's goal is to challenge the myths about gay life before the 1969 Stonewall rebellion.
A better known police raid occurred four years later at New York's Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village.