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Gay Lesbian LGBT Trivia Quiz Questions

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Gay Lesbian LGBT Trivia Quiz Questions
The Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movement is a political ideology and social movement that advocates for what?
A: The full acceptance of LGBT people in society.

In 1979, in Sweden, a number of people called in to work that they were sick with a case of homosexuality in protest of homosexuality being classified as what?
A: Illness.

A commonly stated goal among the LGBT movement is what for LGBT people?
A: Social equality.

In 2001, what was the first country to legalize same-sex marriage?
A: The Netherlands.

In eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe, same-sex relationships and cross-dressing were considered to be socially unacceptable and were considered serious crimes under what type of laws?
A: Sodomy and sumptuary laws.

In 1974, who came out as the first Lesbian MP for the Labour Party in the UK?
A: Maureen Colquhoun.

 
In 1749, who wrote possibly the earliest published defense of homosexuality in English, Ancient and Modern Pederasty Investigated and Exemplify'd?
A: Thomas Cannon.

Around 1785, in England, the legal penalty for buggery was what?
A: Death by hanging.

In 1791, France became the first nation to decriminalize what?
A: Homosexuality.

Who was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, thereby becoming the first openly gay man elected to public office in the United States?
A: Harvey Milk.

What playwright was a member of secret British society known as the "Order of Chaeronea" that worked for the legalization of homosexuality?
A: Oscar Wilde.

In 1897, who founded the first homosexual rights group, the Order of Chaeronea?
A: George Cecil Ives.

 
In 2003 the Supreme Court of the United States struck down sodomy laws in fourteen states, making what legal in all 50 states?
A: Consensual homosexual sex .

English sexologist Havelock Ellis wrote the first objective scientific study of what in 1897?
A: Homosexuality.

The Russian Revolution of 1917 decriminalized homosexuality and recognized what?
A: Same-sex marriage

A former Miss America contestant and orange juice spokesperson began a campaign "Save Our Children," in Dade County, Florida, in 1977, which was highly detrimental to the Gay Liberation movement. What was her name?
A: Anita Bryant.

Immediately following what war were a number of homosexual rights groups formed or revived across the Western world?
A: World War II.

The first public homosexual organization in the U.S, ONE, Inc., was funded by what wealthy transsexual man?
A: Reed Erickson.

 
According to some historians the beginning of the modern gay rights movement was marked by a 1962 gay march held where?
A: In front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

Homosexual acts between two men over 21 years of age in private, in England and Wales, was decriminalized by what in 1967?
A: The Sexual Offences Act.

Sexual Freedom League in San Francisco was one of the first organizations for bisexuals, and was facilitated by Margo Rila and Frank Esposito beginning in what year?
A: 1967.

Brenda Howard, a bisexual activist, is known as the what, for her work in coordinating the first LGBT pride march?
A: Mother of Pride.

In what year did the San Francisco Bisexual Center open?
A: 1976.

The first Gay Pride march to occur in Asia was in the Philippines and took place on what date?
A: June 24, 1994.

 
The Church of Sweden, voted strongly in favor of giving its blessing to homosexual couples on what date?
A: 22 October 2009.

What was the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through a unanimous vote: 49-0?
A: Iceland.

In July of 2010, which Latin American country legalized same-sex marriage?
A: Argentina.

The "Don't ask, don't tell" law forbidding gay people from openly serving in the U S military, was repealed in what year?
A: 2010.

Gays and lesbians can now serve openly in the U S military without fear of being discharged due to their what?
A: Sexual orientation.