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Queer History

14 Questions

Notable moments of progress of Queer people throughout history

  • Rev. Jerry Falwell famously blamed gays and lesbians for inviting the attacks on 9/11 in a list of groups who brought "God's judgement" on the US. Who wasn't included on that list?
  • The murder of Matthew Shepard in 1998 led to which of the following?
  • The "Lavender scare" was an attempt in the 1950s to do what?
  • Who was the first lesbian elected to the House of Representatives?
  • Wilson Cruz is often credited with being the first openly gay actor playing an openly gay lead character on television. What TV show did he perform this role?
  • The Human Rights Campaign was founded in what year?
  • Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace did what to protest the infamous North Carolina "Bathroom Bill"?
  • Which country was the first in western Europe to decriminalize homosexuality and in what year?
  • The Stonewall riots began when?
  • Alan Turing, the grandfather of computer science, was arrested for gross indecency in 1952, what was his sentence?
  • The Ithaca Statement is notable for its discussion and inclusion of what?
  • The American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality as a mental disorder in what year?
  • Wendy Carlos is credited for being one of the first transgender electronic musicians. What was her influential album called?
  • The World Health Organization declassified homosexuality as a mental illness in what year?