The 5th Annual TransGriot Black Trans History Quiz- The Answers

Since I was a little late compiling and putting it up on the blog because of other breaking news, I decided to give y’all a few extra days to ponder the answersto these questions.

Hey, it was an open Internet test.

So here they are, the answers to the 5th Annual TransGriot Black Trans History Quiz.

1.  This organization founded by Kylar Broadus is celebrating its 5th anniversary this year.  Name it.
The Trans Persons Of Color Coalition

2.  The Dewey’s Lunch Counter Sit-In and Protest took place in what city 50 years ago?
Philadelphia

3.  Which one of these gospel groups was Wilmer Broadnax NOT a part of?

a: The Blind Boys Of Mississippi

b. The Golden Echoes

C. The Houston Heavenly Chorale

d. Spirit of Memphis

4. What is the name of the show in which Laverne Cox will play an Ivy league educated attorney?
Doubt

5. True or False.  A transwoman has appeared as a JET Beauty of the Week Centerfold.
True.   Her name is Ajita Wilson

6. Angelica Ross founded this Chicago based organization to provide job training for trans people.  Name the organization.
TransTech Social Enterprises

7. Model Ines Rau because the first person since Caroline Cossey to do this in May 2014.  What was it?
Appear as a Playboy magazine centerfold

8.True or False    Janet Mock has an MSNBC show entitled So POPular.
True

9. This activist scored a groundbreaking legal win for herself and trans people in her nation   Name her and the nation.

Audrey Mbugua in Kenya

10. This now annual award event was conceived and created by this trans woman.  Name it.
The Trans 100 by Antonia D’orsay

11. What do Dee Chamblee, Tracee McDaniel, Toni-Michelle Williams and
Cheryl Courtney-Evans have in common besides the obvious fact they are
African-American trans women?
They are all based in Atlanta

12.  True or False.  Rev Louis Mitchell was part of Dr Kortney Ziegler’s
groundbreaking documentary Still Black: A portrait of Black Transmen.
True

13.  Trans advocate Ashily Dior is from what Caribbean nation?
Trinidad and Tobago

14.  What do Jonathan Thunderword, Yeshua Holiday and Lawrence Richardson all have in common besides being trans men?
They are all ministers

15.  Who said this quote?   As long
as there continues to be these petty folk, playing at activism while
still harboring their superior attitudes toward the transgender
community, we won’t have the hard honest conversations and we’ll NEVER
have complete unity in the so-called “community”.
Cheryl Courtney-Evans

16. True or False.  Valerie Spencer was Kerry Washington’s trans advisor when she played Marybeth in the movie Life Is Hot In Cracktown.
True

17.  Last year Tona Brown because the first African-American transwoman
to have a concert at this historic music venue/  Name it and the city it
is located in.
Carnegie Hall in New York City.

18. What award will the TransGriot be receiving this October?

The Virginia Prince Transgender Pioneer Award

19. Who said this?  Those
irrelevant articles TERFs tend to write give those of us on the right
side of history something to point at and say, “Now, look at the utter
ridiculousness of what they are saying. Go ask those in the medical
communities who actually study transgender bodies on a day to day basis
the reality of trans women’s bodies. Go ask the psychologist who
actually work with transgender women on a day to day basis. They will
disagree with these insane statements.”

Fallon Fox

When
you are a person of privilege, it can be hard to imagine that the
playing field isn’t leveled; but when you are a woman, or a person of
color, or a transgender person, or a person from a lower socioeconomic
bracket, you are familiar with the ways in which having privilege colors
your reality. – See more at:
http://thesaltcollective.org/6-things-people-with-privilege-never-have-to-worry-about/#sthash.3gYGfu2s.dpuf

When
you are a person of privilege, it can be hard to imagine that the
playing field isn’t leveled; but when you are a woman, or a person of
color, or a transgender person, or a person from a lower socioeconomic
bracket, you are familiar with the ways in which having privilege colors
your reality. – See more at:
http://thesaltcollective.org/6-things-people-with-privilege-never-have-to-worry-about/#sthash.3gYGfu2s.dpuf

20.  Which city did trans masculine leader Alexander John Goodrum NOT live in?
a. Chicago
b. San Francisco
C. New York
d. Tucson

21.In what year was the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition, the first multicultural national trans organization founded?
June 1999

22. What was the title of Sharon Davis’ autobiography?
A Finer Specimen Of Womanhood.

23.  True or False.  Isis King’s appearance in the movie Hello Forever was her first ever movie role?
False   She appeared in the movie Bella Maddo

24.   This event is going to happen in the near future for Myles Brady and Precious Davis.   What is it?Their wedding

25.  Lady Java was photographed picketing Rule Number 9 outside the LA club owned by this legendary comedian?
Redd Foxx

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