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Calle de Nicasio Gallego, 1, is where Carmen de Burgos lived from 1927 until her death on 9 October 1932. She died in her home, having returned early from a round table discussion on sex education hosted by the Círculo Radical Socialista after feeling ill the previous day. She was attended in death by three doctors including her friend Gregorio Marañón. There is a plaque on the building in her honor.

Sede nacional de Vox, located at Calle de Bambú, 12, was the national headquarters for the far right political party, Vox, until July 2021. The party itself was founded by Santiago Abascal on 17 December 2013, splitting from Partido Popular. The party was originally located at in the offices of Juzgado de Vigilancia Penitenciaria 3, on Plaza de Castilla, 1. They then moved to Calle Nicasio Gallego. In early 2019, Vox moved their offices for a third time to calle Diego de León, 56. They moved to the Bambú location in August 2019, their second move within a year. As part of the 8 March 2019 International Women’s Day Protests in Madrid, a group of lesbians protested outside “Madrid de los fachas”, Vox’s headquarters. They stuck heart shaped LGBTI flag stickers on nearby Vox posters, and engaged in chanting in support of women’s rights and against homophobia. During their protest, Hazte Oír’s bus showed up with its giant sign condemning feminazis. The lesbians blocked the bus from passing down the street and chanted in protest of the message.

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), located at calle de Bravo Murillo, 38, is a public university founded in 1972. The distance education university has campuses in all Spain’s autonomous regions and cities. Elena de León Criado attended the university in the 1980s, becoming a lesbian and feminist during her time at the school.

Centro Sandoval de Madrid, located at Calle de Sandoval, 7, is a health center that specials in sexually transmitted infections. Jorge del Romero, Director of the Centro Sandoval de Madrid, said in 2014 that 95% of the AIDS cases the clinic had treated in lesbian women were ones where the lesbian or bisexual woman had acquired the virus after sexual context with male. Because of the low rate of sexual transmission of HIV / AIDS between women having sex with women, there was still no official guidance on what sort of prophylaxis usage safe sex practices were most effective in preventing the transmission of the virus between women in 2014. Because of this and a lack of general education, pre-exposure prophylaxis as a means of safe sex practice between lesbians had not really taken hold in Madrid by 2014. At the time, despite its efficacy in other countries at being a greater preventer of AIDS than a condom, it still had not received approval in Spain for medical use either.

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