From the Smithsonian Museums
During the years before greater openness and understanding, members of the LGBTQ community sometimes resorted to coded speech or behavior as a safeguard. Other community members could understand these codes, but not outsiders.
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Hearing the Voices of Deaf Culture at the 1981 Folklife Festival
Reviving Tradition With the My Handmade Armenia Festival