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Gay and Lesbian Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Gay and lesbian trivia quiz questions with answers.

 

Gay and Lesbian Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

In 1972, what state became the fourth state to repeal its sodomy laws?
A: Oregon.

By 1973, Rep. Vera Katz had introduced the Oregon's first gay rights bill, which failed to pass by how many votes?
A: Two votes.

In 1974 the Portland Oregon City Council adopted a resolution that barred employment discrimination on the basis of what?
A: Sexual orientation.

Portland Oregon's first outdoor public pride celebration was held in what year?
A: 1975.

A same-sex marriage or a gay marriage, is a marriage between two people of the same what?
A: Biological sex or gender identity.

What was the name of the riots where a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by gays against a police raid that took place on June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in New York City?
A: Stonewall.

The Stonewall riots are considered to be the most important event leading to what movement in the United States?
A: Gay liberation movement.

 

In the 50s and 60s few establishments welcomed openly what?
A: Gay people.

Police raids on gay bars were common in the 60s, but the police lost control of the situation at the Stonewall Inn, and they attracted a crowd that was incited to what?
A: Riot.

On what date did the first Gay Pride march take place in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago commemorating the anniversary of the Stonewall riots?
A: On June 28, 1970.

Between 1947 and 1950, 4,380 people were discharged from the military for being what?
A: Suspected homosexuals.

Throughout the 1950s and 1960s,  who kept lists of known homosexuals along with their favorite establishments, and their friends?
A: The FBI and police departments.

Cities in the 50s and 60s, performed "what" to remove gays from neighborhoods, parks, bars, and beaches?
A: Sweeps.

The American Psychiatric Association, in 1952, listed homosexuality in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual as a what?
A: Mental disorder.

 

In 1956, Evelyn Hooker. a psychologist, did a study that compared the happiness and well-adjusted nature of self-identified homosexual men with heterosexual men, and the study found "what", stunning the medical community and making her a hero to many gay men and lesbians.?
A: No difference.

In 1953 an organization named ONE, Inc. published a magazine called ONE and the U.S. Postal Service refused to mail its August issue which concerned homosexuals in heterosexual marriages on what grounds?
A: The material was obscene.

A riot was staged in Los Angeles in 1959 in response to police harassment of what group of people?
A: Gay and transgender people.

In 1966 in San Francisco, drag queens, hustlers, and transvestites were sitting in Compton's Cafeteria when the police arrived to arrest men dressed as women and a riot ensued marking the beginning of what in San Francisco?
A: Transgender activism.

In Greenwich Village a cohort of poets, later named the Beat poets, wrote about the evils of the social organization and among them, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs wrote bluntly and honestly about what?
A: Homosexuality.

Gay activists, within six months of the Stonewall riots, started a city-wide newspaper called what?
A: Gay.

The Village Voice, the most liberal publication in New York City, refused to print what word in Gay Libration Front advertisements seeking new members and volunteers?
A: Gay.

 

Christopher Street Liberation Day on June 28, 1970 marked the first anniversary of what?
A: The Stonewall riots.

On June 28, 1970, the first Gay Pride march in U.S. history took place covering the 51 blocks to Central Park in what city?
A: New York City.

When the APA invited gay activists to speak to the group in 1972, the activists brought with them a gay psychiatrist, John E. Fryer, who wore a "what"  because he felt his practice was in danger?
A: A mask.

Because of the efforts of gay activists, the APA, (American Psychiatric Association), in December 1973, voted unanimously to remove homosexuality from the what?
A: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.