Quiz
Test your knowledge of Pride
1
In the early hours of June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, and its LGBTQ patrons refused to disperse. Protests ensued for how many nights?
 
1
 
2
 
6
 
10
2
Many trans New Yorkers participated in the Stonewall uprising, and went on to organize for trans rights. Who is frequently credited for “throwing the first brick” at the police raiding Stonewall Inn?
 
Marsha P. Johnson
 
Sylvia Rivera
 
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy
 
Candy Darling
3
For the anniversary of Stonewall, activists called for a new march to reflect a new generation of LGBTQ protest. On June 28, 1970, thousands marched from Sheridan Square to Central Park in the first annual march, then known as:
 
Pride
 
Gay pride
 
Christopher Street Liberation Day March
 
Stonewall parade
4
LGBTQ activism gained a new and urgent focus beginning in the early 1980s when AIDS surfaced in New York. At Pride marches in the 1980s, activists:
 
Dedicated marches to those who had contracted AIDS
 
Observed minutes of silence for those who had died from the disease
 
Staged a “die-in” during the march
 
All of the above
5
Because of high rates of violence against black trans women, 15,000 people gathered on June 14, 2020 for Brooklyn Liberation for Black Trans Lives. The event referenced a 1917 NAACP protest in which way:
 
Having protestors wear white
 
Walking silently
 
Protesting violence against black people
 
All of the above
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