B. Silver Lake
C. Studio City
D. West Hollywood
Answer: D. The City of West Hollywood is an independent municipality surrounded by the City of Los Angeles.
A. Downtown LA Film Festival
B. Los Angeles Film Festival
C. OutFest Los Angeles
D. Pan-African Film Festival
Answer: C. Outfest, the nation's largest LGBT film festival celebrates its 31st anniversary in 2013.
A. Annenberg Space for Photography and California African American Museum
B. Fowler Museum at UCLA and Skirball Cultural Center
C. Hammer Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
D. J. Paul Getty Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Answer: D. The J. Paul Getty Museum and LACMA jointly acquired Mapplethorpe's archives in 2011. Together, they are preparing major retrospectives of the artist's life and work at each museum in 2016.
B. Los Angeles
C. New York
D. San Francisco
Answer: B. The gay-friendly Black Cat Tavern in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles was raided on New Year's Day in 1967 by 12 plainclothes police officers who beat and arrested employees and patrons. The raid immediately prompted a series of LGBT community protests against the LAPD, almost fully two-and-a half years before New York's famous Stonewall Inn riots.
A. The acronym PRIDE, now commonly used in conjunction with gay celebrations worldwide.
B. The Advocate, the oldest and largest LGBT publication in the U.S.
C. The first ongoing gay rights group in the nation.
D. The national advocacy group Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
E. All of the above
Answer: E. The Advocate was first published as a local newsletter by the activist group PRIDE (Personal Rights in Defense and Education) in Los Angeles. The nation's first sustained gay rights group, The Mattachine Society, was founded in 1950 by Harry Hay, considered the "Father of the Gay Rights Movement." The first PFLAG office was established in Los Angeles in 1981 under founding president Adele Starr.