A History Quiz On The LGBT Community

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A History Quiz On The LGBT Community

How much do you really know about LGBT history? This quiz will test your knowledge and help you gain new insights into the struggles and triumphs of the lebian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which U.S. state first legalized same sex marriage?
    • A. 

      New Hampshire

    • B. 

      Connecticut

    • C. 

      Iowa

    • D. 

      Massachusetts

  • 2. 
    Founded in 1987, what is the name of the first New York-based organization that has been organizing demonstrations, protests and riots in an effort to eliminate AIDS?
    • A. 

      ACT UP

    • B. 

      Lead by Example

    • C. 

      Empire State Pride Agenda

    • D. 

      Equality New York

  • 3. 
    In which of the following states is same sex marriage NOT legal?
    • A. 

      Iowa

    • B. 

      New Hampshire

    • C. 

      Connecticut

    • D. 

      Maine

    • E. 

      New York

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the national legal firm that advocates for LGBT civil rights by representing LGBT persons in court and advocating for pro-LGBT legislation?
    • A. 

      Human Rights Campaign

    • B. 

      Lambda Legal

    • C. 

      Wright, Smith and Jowarski, LLP

    • D. 

      Equality California

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the federal constitutional act that would make it illegal for employers to discrimate based on sexual orientation.
    • A. 

      Ryan White Act

    • B. 

      Matthew Sheperd Act

    • C. 

      Federal Non Discrimination Act (FNDA)

    • D. 

      Employment Non Discrimination Act (ENDA)

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the federal law passed in 1996 that gives states the right to recognize only marriages between a man and a woman?
    • A. 

      Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    • B. 

      Right to Marry Act

    • C. 

      Civil Liberties Act

    • D. 

      DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act)

  • 7. 
    A political lobbying powerhouse, this national nonprofit organization raises millions of dollars each year to advocate for legislation that directly benefits LGBT citizens of the United States.
    • A. 

      Civil Liberties Foundation

    • B. 

      Equality America

    • C. 

      Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

    • D. 

      Equality Rocks

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