Canadian LGBTQ+ History MCQs with Answer

The first gay rights organization in Canada, founded in 1969, was called the:
a) LGBTQ+ Liberation Front
b) Canadian Pride Coalition
c) Pink Triangle Collective
d) Gay Alliance for Equality
Answer: d) Gay Alliance for Equality

The “Bathhouse Raids” in 1981 were a significant event in the LGBTQ+ community in which Canadian city?
a) Toronto
b) Vancouver
c) Montreal
d) Ottawa
Answer: a) Toronto

The first openly gay Member of Parliament (MP) in Canada was:
a) Svend Robinson
b) Jim Egan
c) Gerald Hannon
d) Delwin Vriend
Answer: a) Svend Robinson

The “Vriend v. Alberta” case in 1998 dealt with issues of:
a) Marriage equality
b) Employment discrimination
c) Adoption rights
d) Hate speech laws
Answer: b) Employment discrimination

The first same-sex marriage in Canada took place in which province?
a) Ontario
b) Quebec
c) British Columbia
d) Alberta
Answer: a) Ontario

The “Egale Canada Human Rights Trust” is an organization dedicated to advancing LGBTQ+ rights and equality in:
a) Education
b) Military service
c) Law enforcement
d) All of the above
Answer: d) All of the above

The “Gay and Lesbian Community Centre of Greater Montreal” was established in:
a) 1969
b) 1978
c) 1985
d) 1992
Answer: b) 1978

The “We Demand” protest in 1971 was a landmark event in the Canadian LGBTQ+ rights movement and took place during:
a) The Stonewall Riots
b) The Toronto Pride Parade
c) The Canadian National Exhibition
d) The Trudeau era
Answer: c) The Canadian National Exhibition

The “Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives” is located in which city?
a) Montreal
b) Toronto
c) Vancouver
d) Halifax
Answer: b) Toronto

The “Canadian AIDS Society” was established in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and focuses on:
a) LGBTQ+ advocacy
b) Women’s health
c) Indigenous rights
d) HIV/AIDS education and prevention
Answer: d) HIV/AIDS education and prevention

The first Pride parade in Canada was held in which year?
a) 1967
b) 1973
c) 1981
d) 1990
Answer: b) 1973

The “Gay Alliance Toward Equality” (GATE) was established in the early 1970s in which city?
a) Montreal
b) Vancouver
c) Toronto
d) Halifax
Answer: c) Toronto

The “Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity” works to promote inclusion and awareness of LGBTQ+ issues in:
a) Education
b) The arts
c) Sports
d) All of the above
Answer: d) All of the above

The “Lesbian Organization of Toronto” (LOOT) was established in the:
a) 1960s
b) 1970s
c) 1980s
d) 1990s
Answer: b) 1970s

The “Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition” focuses on LGBTQ+ health and wellness in partnership with:
a) Universities
b) Religious organizations
c) The government
d) Healthcare providers
Answer: d) Healthcare providers

The “Dyke and Trans March” is an annual event held during Pride celebrations primarily for:
a) Gay men
b) Lesbians and transgender individuals
c) LGBTQ+ families
d) Allies
Answer: b) Lesbians and transgender individuals

The “Reel Pride Film Festival” showcases LGBTQ+ films and is held annually in:
a) Toronto
b) Montreal
c) Winnipeg
d) Vancouver
Answer: c) Winnipeg

The “Rainbow Railroad” is a Canadian organization that focuses on:
a) Promoting LGBTQ+ entrepreneurship
b) Supporting LGBTQ+ refugees
c) Advocating for LGBTQ+ adoption rights
d) Lobbying for LGBTQ+ representation in government
Answer: b) Supporting LGBTQ+ refugees

The “Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line” provides support and resources for LGBTQ+ youth through:
a) In-person counseling
b) Telephone and online chat services
c) Residential programs
d) Sports and recreation events
Answer: b) Telephone and online chat services

The “Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival” is one of the largest LGBTQ+ film festivals in the world and focuses on:
a) Documentary films only
b) Short films only
c) Feature films and shorts
d) Experimental films
Answer: c) Feature films and shorts

The “PrideHouseTO” initiative was created to ensure LGBTQ+ inclusion and visibility during which major international event hosted in Canada?
a) Winter Olympics
b) World Cup
c) G8 Summit
d) UN Conference
Answer: a) Winter Olympics

The “Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health” focuses on promoting competent, evidence-based healthcare for transgender individuals and is known by its acronym:
a) CPA
b) CPATH
c) LGBTH
d) GATE
Answer: b) CPATH

The “Fruit Machine” was a controversial project conducted by the Canadian government to:
a) Promote healthy eating
b) Screen potential LGBTQ+ military personnel
c) Encourage LGBTQ+ adoption
d) Document LGBTQ+ history
Answer: b) Screen potential LGBTQ+ military personnel

The “LGBT Youth Line” is a toll-free confidential hotline that provides support and information for LGBTQ+ youth in which province?
a) Ontario
b) Quebec
c) British Columbia
d) Alberta
Answer: a) Ontario

The “Gay Line” was a pioneering helpline established in 1972 to offer support and information to LGBTQ+ individuals in:
a) Ottawa
b) Halifax
c) Toronto
d) Vancouver
Answer: c) Toronto

The “Rita Mae Brown Memorial Award” is given annually to recognize outstanding contributions to LGBTQ+ literature and is named after:
a) A Canadian author
b) A LGBTQ+ rights activist
c) A fictional character
d) An American poet
Answer: c) A fictional character

The “Egale Youth OUTreach” program provides LGBTQ+ awareness and education in:
a) Elementary schools
b) High schools
c) Universities
d) All of the above
Answer: d) All of the above

The “Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives” is the largest independent LGBTQ+ archives in the world and was established in:
a) Montreal
b) Toronto
c) Vancouver
d) Ottawa
Answer: b) Toronto

The “Trans Equality Canada” organization advocates for the rights and well-being of:
a) Lesbian and gay individuals
b) Transgender and non-binary individuals
c) Indigenous communities
d) Immigrant populations
Answer: b) Transgender and non-binary individuals

The “Canadian Transgender Archives” is located at:
a) University of British Columbia
b) University of Toronto
c) McGill University
d) Dalhousie University
Answer: a) University of British Columbia

The “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer Plus (LGBTQ+)” flag includes the colors:
a) Red, blue, and green
b) Black, white, and gray
c) Pink, yellow, and purple
d) Rainbow colors
Answer: d) Rainbow colors

The “Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Ontario” (CLGRO) was established in response to challenges related to:
a) Immigration policies
b) Gender-based violence
c) Anti-discrimination legislation
d) Natural resource management
Answer: c) Anti-discrimination legislation

The “Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health” (CPATH) provides guidelines for healthcare professionals working with transgender and gender-diverse individuals, including recommendations for:
a) Conversion therapy
b) Hormone therapy
c) Workplace dress code
d) Military service
Answer: b) Hormone therapy

The “Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce” (CGLCC) works to promote LGBTQ+ inclusion in:
a) Healthcare only
b) The arts only
c) Business and the economy
d) Government administration
Answer: c) Business and the economy

The “Egale Canada Human Rights Trust” works to advance LGBTQ+ rights through legal action, education, and advocacy at:
a) The national level only
b) The provincial level only
c) The local level only
d) All levels of government
Answer: d) All levels of government

The “Canadian Trans Rights Network” focuses on issues related to the rights and well-being of:
a) Lesbian and gay individuals
b) Transgender and non-binary individuals
c) Indigenous communities
d) Religious organizations
Answer: b) Transgender and non-binary individuals

The “Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity” offers educational resources and workshops to promote LGBTQ+ inclusion in:
a) Universities only
b) Elementary schools only
c) Healthcare settings only
d) Various settings including schools and workplaces
Answer: d) Various settings including schools and workplaces

The “Day of Pink” is an annual event aimed at raising awareness about bullying, discrimination, and homophobia, primarily in:
a) The workplace
b) The education system
c) The healthcare system
d) The criminal justice system
Answer: b) The education system

The “Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Community Centre of Ottawa” was established in which decade?
a) 1960s
b) 1970s
c) 1980s
d) 1990s
Answer: c) 1980s

The “Rainbow Health Ontario” provides LGBTQ+ education, training, research, and support for healthcare providers primarily in which province?
a) Ontario
b) Quebec
c) British Columbia
d) Alberta
Answer: a) Ontario

The “Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity” was formerly known as:
a) Egale Canada
b) The Gay Alliance for Equality
c) The LGBT Youth Line
d) Pink Triangle Press
Answer: a) Egale Canada

The “Canadian Gay Archives” was established in the:
a) 1960s
b) 1970s
c) 1980s
d) 1990s
Answer: b) 1970s

The “Sherbourne Health Centre” provides LGBTQ+-inclusive healthcare primarily in which Canadian city?
a) Toronto
b) Montreal
c) Vancouver
d) Halifax
Answer: a) Toronto

The “Canada Gay Rights Coalition” was formed in response to challenges related to:
a) Discrimination in sports
b) Police harassment
c) Anti-immigrant sentiment
d) Environmental issues
Answer: b) Police harassment

The “Triangle Program” is a Toronto District School Board initiative that provides LGBTQ+-inclusive education primarily for:
a) Elementary school students
b) High school students
c) College students
d) University students
Answer: b) High school students

The “Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange” (CATIE) provides information and resources related to HIV and AIDS primarily for:
a) LGBTQ+ individuals only
b) Healthcare providers only
c) Indigenous communities only
d) Religious organizations only
Answer: b) Healthcare providers only

The “Dignity Initiative” focuses on promoting LGBTQ+ rights and equality internationally, particularly in countries with:
a) High GDPs
b) Authoritarian regimes
c) Low immigration rates
d) Strict anti-discrimination laws
Answer: b) Authoritarian regimes

The “Canadian AIDS Society” works to improve the lives of people and communities affected by HIV and AIDS through:
a) Policy development and research
b) Building community partnerships
c) Direct healthcare services
d) Wildlife conservation efforts
Answer: a) Policy development and research

The “Fierté Canada Pride” is an organization that represents Pride organizations and festivals across Canada and aims to:
a) Preserve Indigenous languages
b) Promote eco-friendly practices
c) Enhance tourism
d) Advance LGBTQ+ rights and visibility
Answer: d) Advance LGBTQ+ rights and visibility

The “Windsor Pride Community” is an organization that supports LGBTQ+ individuals primarily in which province?
a) Ontario
b) Quebec
c) British Columbia
d) Alberta
Answer: a) Ontario

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