Stonewall

Stonewall may refer to a stone wall, or to the word's meaning as a verb, "to refuse to cooperate, especially in supplying information", or to any of the following:

Games and entertainment
* "Stonewall structure" of pawns in the chess opening theory:
** Stonewall Attack
** "Stonewall Variation" in the Dutch Defence
* Stonewall (solitaire), a solitaire card game
* Stonewall (comics), a comic book character in the Marvel universe

LGBT-related meanings
* Stonewall riots, in 1969, a turning point for the modern gay rights movement
** Stonewall Inn, in New York City, the site of the riots
** Stonewall (film), a 1995 film about the riots
* Stonewall (UK), a gay rights organisation formed in 1989
* Stonewall Book Award, the oldest GLBT book award
* , an 2006 film by Joe Phillips
* Stonewall Library & Archives, the largest circulating GLBT library in the United States
* Stonewall Democrats, a GLBT-rights group in the United States
* Stonewall Young Democrats, a GLBT-rights youth organisation based in Los Angeles
* Stonewall F.C., a British gay football team

People
* Stonewall Jackson (1824–1863), American soldier
* Stonewall Jackson (musician) (b. 1932), country musician
* Erling Stonewall, a 13th century Norwegian pretender to the throne

Places
* Stonewall, Louisiana, United States
* Stonewall, Mississippi, United States
* Stonewall, North Carolina, United States
* Stonewall, Oklahoma, United States
* Stonewall, Texas, United States
* Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada
* Stonewall County, Texas, United States

Ships
* USS Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634)
* CSS Stonewall

Other
* Stonewall Brigade
* Operation Stonewall, a World War II military operation
* Stonewall (LYNX station)

See also

* Dry-stone wall


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  • Stonewall (UK) — Stonewall is a gay rights campaign organisation in the United Kingdom named after the Stonewall Inn of Stonewall riots fame. It was formed in 1989 by Labour Party activists and others lobbying against section 28 of the Local Government Act. Sir… …   Wikipedia

  • Stonewall — Stonewall, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 285 Housing Units (2000): 133 Land area (2000): 1.681404 sq. miles (4.354817 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.358612 sq. miles (0.928802 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.040016 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Stonewall — puede referirse a: ● Los disturbios de Stonewall, una serie de disturbios en pro de los derechos homosexuales ocurridos alrededor del bar Stonewall Inn el 28 de junio de 1969. ● Stonewall Una película dramatizando la atmósfera general de la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Stonewall (UK) — Stonewall ist die bekannteste und bedeutendste LGBT (Lesben, Schwule, Bisexuelle und Transgender) Organisation im Vereinigten Königreich mit Sitz in London. Benannt wurde die Organisation nach dem Stonewall Inn, wo 1969 Auseinandersetzungen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stonewall, LA — U.S. town in Louisiana Population (2000): 1668 Housing Units (2000): 710 Land area (2000): 7.436708 sq. miles (19.260985 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.011415 sq. miles (0.029565 sq. km) Total area (2000): 7.448123 sq. miles (19.290550 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Stonewall, MS — U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 1149 Housing Units (2000): 542 Land area (2000): 2.639201 sq. miles (6.835500 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010866 sq. miles (0.028143 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.650067 sq. miles (6.863643 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Stonewall, NC — U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 285 Housing Units (2000): 133 Land area (2000): 1.681404 sq. miles (4.354817 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.358612 sq. miles (0.928802 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.040016 sq. miles (5.283619 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Stonewall, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 465 Housing Units (2000): 238 Land area (2000): 0.323885 sq. miles (0.838859 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.323885 sq. miles (0.838859 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Stonewall, TX — U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas Population (2000): 469 Housing Units (2000): 203 Land area (2000): 15.174846 sq. miles (39.302669 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.174846 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Stonewall F.C. — Stonewall F.C. is currently Britain s highest ranking gay football team who are on the verge of going semi professional. The team has steadily risen through the league and in the season 2001 2002 the first team won the West Middlesex County… …   Wikipedia

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