Gay and Lesbian Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
In 1972, what state became the fourth state to repeal its
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 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?
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?
On what date did the first Gay Pride march take place in
New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago commemorating the anniversary of the
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?
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
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?
Gay activists, within six months of the Stonewall riots,
started a city-wide newspaper called what?
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?
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.