lgbtq.docx - Legal Which of the following countries have legalized same-sex Q marriage a Netherlands b Spain c Belgium d Canada e South Africa f All of

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LegalQ: Which of the following countries have legalized same-sex marriage?a. Netherlandsb. Spainc. Belgiumd. Canadae. South Africaf. All of themA: f: All of themQ: Which President made it illegal for the US Government to employ gay and lesbian people?Dwight D. Eisenhower, in Executive Order 10450 in 1953. There was fear that they could be blackmailed in to committing treason. No such incident is known to have occurred, but these laws were not repealed until 1975 and federal security clearances were not permitted to gays and lesbians until 1995. Q: What is Lawrence vs Texas?A: The 2003 Supreme Court Case that outlawed Texas anti-sodomy laws and served as a precedent for the banning of sodomy laws around the country.Q: In what nation did the first large-scale gay rights movementbegin?A: Germany, in the 1860s.Q: What was the first state to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation?A: Wisconsin, in 1982.Q: In how many states can an employee be fired for being gay or lesbian?A: 29Q: What was the first state in the US to pass a bill requiring public schools to teach the historicalaccomplishments of gay men and lesbians?A: California in 2011.Q: The “High Tech Gays” were the plaintiffs in the case that ended which practice in 1995?A: High Tech Gays v Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (High Tech Gays v DISCO) began in 1984 and was decided in 1990. It was used as basis for Bill Clinton’s 1995 executive order which banned sexuality as a basis for denial of security clearances.Q: Approximately how many federal benefits and responsibilities are associated with marriage, and thus denied to LGBT individuals in states where they cannot marry?A: Over 1100.Q: In how many countries is it legal for LGBT couples to adopt children?A: 14.IconsQ: The earliest known references to same-sex love between women, written between 625-570
BCE, are attributed to whom?A: SapphoQ: Martin Luther King’s right-hand man and organizer of the 1963 March on Washington kept in the background because he was gay and he did not want to jeopardize the civil rights movement. What was his name?A: Bayard Rustin. There is a film about him called Brother Outsider.Q: Who is Jeanne Manford?A: The mother who marched in the New York City Gay Pride Parade in 1972 and is credited with starting PFLAG (Parents and Families of Lesbians and Gays). (pronounced P-FLAG)Q: Who were Del Martin and Phyllis Lyons?A: Founders of the Daughters of Bilitis, the first major lesbian organization in the United States. The Daughters of Bilitis were active during the 1950s and 1960s.Q: Who was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California?A: Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977.Q: What was ACT UP?A: A militant AIDS activism organization founded by playwright Larry Kramer that took to the streets to force the world to take AIDS seriously.

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