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 adj.— «Many participants voiced concern that although the Castro, the city’s premier gay neighborhood, is a safe space for all lgbtq people, it is primarily a gay male middle-class enclave, and is not always a safe space for queer homeless youth.» —“Young queers unite” by Val Codd, Rebecca Myers-Spiers Off Our Backs Aug. 1, 1991. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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