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  1. Queer Jeopardy

  2. Category 1 - 10 points When was the Harlem Renaissance? 1900-1910 1910-1930 1930-1940

  3. Category 1 - 20 points Who organized the 1933 Civil Rights March on Washington, DC? Malcolm X Martin Luther King Jr. Bayard Rustin Jesse Jackson

  4. Category 1 - 30 points What was the first political activism organization for queer Asians? Asian Pacific Lesbian Network Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Lesbian and Gay Asian Collective Asian Lesbian Unite

  5. Category 1 - 40 points Which straight Black Panther Party leader supported GLBQT people? Elaine Brown AssataShakur Stokely Carmichael Huey P. Newton

  6. Category 1 - 50 points In 1972, a Latino gay group was denied acceptance to march in which city’s Puerto Rican Day Parade?

  7. Category 2 - 10 points What is the Combahee River Collective? Latina American feminist group Native American feminist group African American feminist group

  8. Category 2 - 20 points What did Ruth Ellis do for black lesbians in the 1950s? Opened the first black lesbian bar Advocated as a black femme activist Organized house parties for black lesbians

  9. Category 2 - 30 points Who was Sylvia Rivera? The first out Latina lesbian to be elected to the U.S. Congress A TranswomanLatina activist for transgender and gay rights Native American bisexual woman who was one of the primary organizers for the first ever National March on Washington, DC for Lesbian and Gay Rights Latina bisexual poet who wrote about racism and homophobia whose work was published during the 1980s

  10. Category 1 - 40 points Who is Chyrstos? A black, lesbian rock star An Asian-American co-founder of National Gay & Lesbian Task Force The pseudonym of a Chicano queer ally author A Lesbian Native American poet

  11. Category 2 - 50 points What Grammy Award-winning, queer Asian American comedienne and former star of the short-lived sitcom “All American Girl” has been honored with numerous awards for her promotion of equal rights?

  12. Category 3 - 10 points After years of protest, lobbying and public education campaigns on December 15, 1973 which organization removed homosexuality from its list of psychiatric disorder? Center for Disease Control American Psychiatric Association American Psychological Association

  13. Category 3 - 20 points How were LGBTQ people of color an important part of the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion in New York City? They started the riot and were a major part of the gay liberation movement that followed Stonewall. They weren’t part of the rebellion as they were not allowed in the Stonewall bar. They played an important role in publicizing the riot. They helped plan the riot.

  14. Category 3 - 30 points Who was the 1st openly gay political candidate? Harvey Milk Jose Sarria Shelia Kuehl Jackie Goldberg

  15. Category 3 - 40 points Which epidemic disease most strongly impacted communities of color and queer communities during the 1980s?

  16. Category 3 - 50 points What was the first state to recognize civil unions between two people of the same sex?

  17. Category 4 - 10 points What is a two-spirit? A member of one of the famous Filipino drag show that took place in Los Angeles during the 1960s. A term used by some Native Americans/First Nations peoples A Korean term for transsexuals

  18. Category 4 - 20 points What is a bulldager? Gay man Black gay man Lesbian Black lesbian

  19. Category 4 - 30 points What color triangle popularly symbolizes gay rights protest?

  20. Category 4 - 40 points What is an invert? A masculine woman An intermediate-sexed or homosexual person An effeminate or gay male A sexually immoral person

  21. Category 4 - 50 points Which Greek letter was popularly associated with the more militant factions of the gay and lesbian community during the 1970s and 80s?

  22. Category 5 - 10 points Who started disco in the 1970s? Gay white men Drag queens and kings in the suburbs Gay black men & women

  23. Category 5 - 20 points The 1960s and 1970s saw the blossoming and rise in prominence in what kind of events in some African-American and Latino LGBTQ communities? These kind of events later gained worldwide attention as a result of the 1990 documentary Paris is Burning. Rent parties Nude all-LGBTQ poetry slams Drag balls & drag houses The publishing of underground newspapers

  24. Category 5 -30 points When was the first national gathering for LGBTQ people of color in the United States? 1972 1970 1979 1969

  25. Category 5 - 40 points Betty Friedan, co-founder and first president of the National Organization for Women (NOW), did not want lesbians to be allowed to air their issues within the organization. What expression, later adopted by radical lesbian groups, did she supposedly use to refer to lesbians and lesbian issues? Pink Kink The Lesbian Mayhem The Lavender Menace The Queer Conundrum

  26. Category 5 - 50 points Who was the first openly gay political candidate to be elected to a public office in the United States? Kathy Kozachenko Jerry DeGrieck Nancy Wechsler Harvey Milk

  27. Category 1 - 10 points b) 1910-1930 Since the Harlem-Renaissance was, in part, led by LGBTQ African-American writers, artists and performers, the Harlem Renaissance proved to be one of the most significant cultural and social movements for black GLBQT people. The Harlem renaissance was also the time of the formation of the end of the first multi-faceted GLBQT American Subcultures. Langston Hughes

  28. Category 1 - 20 points c) Bayard Rustin Bayard Rustin was one of MLK’s comrades and was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He was responsible for much of the behind-the scenes organizing. Because he was gay, he was not given the credit he deserved for organizing the march.

  29. Category 1 - 30 points c) Lesbian and Gay Asian Collective This was the first known group to have organized in the U.S to address the struggle of Asian-Americans as a minority in the GLBQT liberation movement. It was organized at a national gay & lesbian rights conference in 1979.

  30. Category 1 - 40 points d) Huey P. Newton In the 1970s, Huey P. Newton published a pro-gay liberation editorial in the Black Panther Party’s newspaper..

  31. Category 1 - 50 points New York City In1972, the Latin American Homosexual Committee (ComiteHomosexual Latinoamericano) attempted to march, but they were denied. Their efforts helped to create more awareness of gay issues in the larger Puerto Rican and Latino communities and of some of the struggles gay Latinos have in the mainstream white gay movement.

  32. Category 2 - 10 points c) African American feminist group They are a collective of black feminists. They started in 1974 doing political work within their own group and in coalition with other progressive organization and movements. They see black feminism as the logical political movement to combat the simultaneous oppression that all women of color face.

  33. Category 2 - 30 points c) Organized house parties for black lesbians. Women of color did not go to white-dominated bars and it was house parties where they met other women, networked and built community.

  34. Category 2 - 40 points b) Trans-woman Latina activist Born and raised in New York City, Sylvia Rivera was one of the several people of color sex workers who started the Stonewall rebellion. She later went on to play big parts in the Gay Activist Alliance and the gay Liberation Front, two post-Stonewall gay rights groups. In 1970, she and another transwomen formed the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (S.T.A.R) to fight for civil rights for transgender individuals.

  35. Category 2 - 40 points d) A lesbian Native American Poet Chyrstos is an influential activist, in addition to being a poet. Her work gained national attention in the 1980s when a U.S official denounced her work because some of it described loved between lesbians.

  36. Category 2 – 50 points Margaret Cho is an Asian-American comedienne who has been honored by national LGBTQ rights organizations like the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force for helping to promote equality regardless of sexual orientation through her shows and comedy routines.

  37. Category 3 - 10 points b) American Psychiatric Association Many Americans had been labeled as “mentally ill” after revealing their sexual orientation. Some had to endure needless electroshock treatments and other forms of treatment from health practitioners who believed homosexuality could be cured. People of color have historically experienced greater difficulty than white Americans in accessing adequate medical and psychological care. Being a POC and labeled as crazy was doubly damning for some people.

  38. Category 3 - 20 points They started the riot and were a major part of the gay liberation movement that followed Stonewall. African-American and Latino LGBTQ folks made up most of the original rioters. Several of them went to devote a lot of time and energy to LGBTQ causes.

  39. Category 3 - 30 points b) Jose Sarria In 1961, Jose Sarria, a Latino political activist and drag performer, was the first openly gay political candidate to run for a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

  40. Category 3 - 40 points b) AIDS AIDS has hit many POC communities very hard. In some POC communities many people had or have less access to medical assistance and treatment programs that are often vital to people with AIDS.

  41. Category 3 - 50 points Vermont In 2000, a law recognizing civil unions between members of the same sex was passed by the Vermont legislature in response to a ruling by the Vermont Supreme Court. In 2009, Vermont became the fourth state to legalize same-sex marriage, and the first to do so with a legislature's vote.

  42. Category 4 - 10 points b) A term used by some Native Americans/First Nations people This term is used by some Native American/First Nations people for a person born with one biological sex and fulfilling at least some of the gender roles assigned to both sexes; considered part male and part female or wholly male and wholly female.

  43. Category 4 - 20 points d) Black lesbian In the early 1990s the first bull riders and rodeo performers in the Old West were called Bulldoggers. One of the first was an African-American man. The term Bulldagger came from replacing the “o” with an “a” to feminize it but to categorize mostly masculine black lesbians. Gladys Bentley

  44. Category 4 - 30 points Pink The upside-down pink triangle was one of the concentration camp badges used by the Nazis to identify male prisoners in concentration camps who were sent there because of their homosexuality. Lesbians were identified with black triangles. By the end of the 1970s, the right side-up pink triangle was adopted as a symbol for gay rights protest.

  45. Category 4 - 40 points b) An intermediate-sexed or homosexual person This words was used by late 19th and early 20th European social scientists to describe homosexuals or “third-gender” people, an early understanding of the concept, transgender, which was a more modern term not used back then.

  46. Category 4 - 50 points Lambda The Lambda was first associated with the gay rights movement when was used by the New York City Gay Activists' Alliance, which was founded with the goal of creating a non-violent, single issue, politically neutral, militant organization whose goal was to secure basic human rights, dignity and freedom for all gay people. The symbol was from physics where it represents a complete exchange of energy.

  47. Category 5 - 10 points c) Gay black men & women Historians have argued that disco was actually born out of the subcultures of urban gay men and the clubs they owned. These clubs were the “only popular institution of the gay black community that are separate and distinct from the institutions of the straight black communities”

  48. Category 5 - 20 points c) Drag balls & drag houses These events are often traced back to underground drag fashion shows that took place in the 1930s often did not welcome people of color, so African-American drag queens eventually began holding their own balls in Harlem in the 1960s. As drag balls grew bigger, flashier, and attracted more and more people, participants began in the 1970s to split up into faction, aka drag houses. A drag house is typically led by a major performer who is the mother. House members are known as her children and they perform at the balls.

  49. Category 5 -30 points c) 1979 From the Stonewall Rebellion, Civil Rights and Women’s Rights movements, many solidarity groups came together to share struggle, victories and be in solidarity with other queer activists of color during the first national Third World Gay & Lesbian Conference. This event was convened by the National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays and attracted hundreds of participants. The conference took place during the first ever National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.

  50. Category 5 - 40 points c) The Lavender Menace Betty Friedan and other straight feminists worried that their association with lesbians would hamper their ability to achieve serious political change, and that stereotypes of "mannish" and "man-hating" lesbians would provide an easy way to dismiss the movement. An informal group of lesbian radical feminists adopting the term formed to protest the exclusion of lesbians and lesbian issues from the feminist movement at the Second Congress to Unite Women in New York City in 1970.