Pranav GavdeAsked on 5 June, 2019
Why is Pride month celebrated?
Pride month is celebrated to commemorate the Stonewall riots in 1969 in New York, United States.
Saanvi MittalAsked on 5 June, 2019
When and where was India's first Pride parade?
India's first Pride parade was held in 1999 in Kolkata.
Hansika GavdeAsked on 5 June, 2019
Who organizes Pride parades in India?
There's no centralized body organizing Pride parades at the moment. Each region has different activist and advocacy groups for queer rights, which help organize the events.
Shreya MukopadhyayAsked on 5 June, 2019
What happened in Stonewall riots?
On June 28, 1969, the police raided the gay bar Stonewall Inn, however, for the first time the queer community fought back, starting a riot, as the police arrested people. The riots went on for five nights and marked the first significant instance for queer rights, across the globe.