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stonewall

To be evasive, noncompliant, or uncooperative; to employ delaying or obstructive tactics. Can be used either transitively or intransitively. The party has been stonewalling the legislation in the senate until the president-elect takes office. The court order will hopefully stop the CEO from stonewalling any further.

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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Stonewall Kitchen is a premier speciality foods platform in North America with more than 8,500 wholesale accounts nationwide and internationally; a catalog and online division; a cooking school and cafe in both York, Maine and Costa Mesa, California; and nine retail company stores throughout New England.
Stonewall Kitchen consists of the flagship Stonewall Kitchen brand; the Tillen Farms brand of pickled vegetables and cocktail cherries; the Napa Valley Naturals brand of olive oils, culinary oils, balsamic vinegars and wine vinegars; the Montebello brand of artisan organic pasta imported from Italy; and the Legal Sea Foods brand of restaurant-quality seafood sauces and condiments.
A Q&A session was led by two spokespeople from Stonewall, one of whom was Stonewall's Young Campaigner of the Year 2017.
The Stonewall Uprising marked a significant step in our nations fight for LGBTQ equality and began a movement not only in New York, but throughout our country, said Murphy and Blumenthal.
Lady Gaga, a Grammy Award-winner whose signature song "Born This Way" has become an LGBTQ anthem, fired up the crowd, which began gathering in the park and public square outside the Stonewall hours earlier.
This year's theme is '50 Years Since Stonewall,' in tribute to the protests at a New York gay bar in 1969 that helped launch the modern LGBT rights movement.
Johnson, a black transgender woman, are credited with being at the forefront of the Stonewall conflict.
Marc Stein's The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History is an essential collection of primary sources including newspaper articles, opinion pieces, court documents, and photos that place a central event in LGBTQ+ history in context.
The Stonewall riots were sparked by a police raid on the gay bar in Greenwich Village.
Ruth Hunt has been with gay and transgender lobby group Stonewall for 14 years and chief executive since 2014.
Cheshire Constabulary was praised by Stonewall for its visibility and commitment of senior staff at LGBT events and the strong statements made to support the LGBT community.
Madonna surprised her fans at New York City's Stonewall Inn by first giving a speech and then singing two songs during the New Year's Eve party.
Daw'r digwyddiadau yn sgil partneriaeth Stonewall Cymru a'r Eisteddfod Genedlaethol a'r gymuned LHDT yng Nghymru.
Going as far back as the 1960s and through the present, the late New York Puerto Rican and Venezuelan transgender activist Sylvia Rivera (1951-2002) has been variously excluded, punished, hailed, and commemorated for her involvement in New York City's queer culture during the 1960s and 1970s, her first-hand account of the Stonewall riots of 1969, and her radical lifelong insistence on the inclusion and protection of transgender rights within the mainstream gay liberation movement.