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Gay/Lesbian Issues Trivia

Here's a chance to see what you know about GLBT History - or just skip ahead to the answers if you'd like.

1. When General Eisenhower told his assistant to make a list of all lesbians from the Woman's Air Corps for discharge, what was her response?

"What's a Lesbian?"
"Alphabetical or by rank, Sir?"
"The first name on the list will be mine."
"Let's not forget the gay men as well."

2. In 1977 a company in Coconut Grove, Florida charged $9.95 for a dartboard with whose picture on it?

Anita Bryant
Jimmy Carter
Richard Nixon
Pat Robertson

3. What was the first mainstream film to make Nazi persecution of homosexuals a key element?

Kiss of the Spiderwoman
Mel Brook's To Be or Not To Be
Stalag 17
Winds of War

4. Before being elected to Congress in 1972, Jesse Helms was a:

Minister
Sunday School Teacher
Bartender
Woman

5. The first gay/lesbian couple to be featured in the "Couples" section of People magazine was:

Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner
Melissa Etheridge and Julie Cypher
Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche
Dr. Tom Waddell and Charles Deaton

6. The first U.S. state to enact a statewide gay rights statute was:

Montana
California
Wisconsin
New York

7. Who was the first openly gay performer on network television:

Ellen DeGeneres
Amanda Bearse
Terry Sweeney
Chastity Bono

8. Speaking of television, three lesbian guests were introduced on a 1988 Oprah Show as:

"Single Women"
"Feminists"
"Women Who Hate Men"
"Moto-Dykes"

9. What U.S. Senator called the Democratic Party, "The Party of Homosexuals?"

Jesse Helms
Strom Thurmond
Dan Quayle
Orrin Hatch

10. The internationally famous lesbian couple who founded the Daughters of Bilitis are:

Phyllis Lyons and Del Martin
Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein
Billie Jean King and Marilyn Barnett
Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner



 

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