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  •  There was a proposal in California (1+ / 0-)
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    long ago to take over Alpine County.

    Stonewall Nation was the informal name given to a proposition by gay activists to establish a separatist community in Alpine County, California in 1970. The small population of the county and the election rules for California counties at the time suggested to these activists that if they could induce a relatively small number of gay people to move to the county, they could recall the county government and replace it with an all-gay slate.

    Never got off the ground.

    •  Oh cool. (0+ / 0-)

      The LGBT People's Republic of Alpine.  Definitely doable.

      Alpine County is the smallest county, by population, in the U.S. state of California. As of 2010, it had a population of 1,175, all rural. There are no incorporated cities in the county. The county seat is Markleeville. Alpine County is located in the Sierra Nevada, between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park.


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