QueerBio.com:General disclaimer

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QueerBio.com is an online open-content collaborative biographical source; that is, a voluntary association of individuals and groups working to develop a common resource of individual biographies. The structure of the project allows authorized users to alter its content. Please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by people with the expertise required to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.

Although we make every effort to ensure accuracy, QueerBio.com and its editors and creators cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. Note that most other encyclopedias and reference works also have similar disclaimers.

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