Trivia Time

Every once in a while, I like to let my freak flag fly. Okay, more than every once and a while. My website is called GayestStoreonEarth.com, after all. But, another flag that I sometimes let fly is my geek flag. Well, today I’m waving both of them strong because it’s LGBT Trivia Time folks! I love a good trivia game and even just spouting off random facts at parties, so why not do it on my blog, right? Here we go!

 

Questions:

  1. What was the name of the transsexual woman who became an international celebrity in the 1950’s simply for transitioning?
  2. What gay Asian American actor is best known for his roles in Law & Order: SVU, Oz and in the film Jurassic Park?
  3. Name one of the seven countries where individuals convicted of homosexuality can receive the death penalty.
  4. What gay actor starred in How I Met Your Mother?
  5. Which song of Lady Gaga’s in considered to be a gay anthem?
  6. What country was the first to be led by an openly gay person?
  7. Outside of San Francisco, what place has the highest number of same-sex couples per capita?
  8. What lesbian and renowned long-distance swimmer completed a swim from Cuba to Florida?
  9. What closeted gay man played Mike Brady, the father in The Brady Bunch?
  10. Who is the gay CNN anchor who is the son of designer Gloria Vanderbilt?

Answers:

  1. Christine Jorgensen
  2. B. D. Wong
  3. Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Nigeria and Mauritania
  4. Neil Patrick Harris
  5. “Born This Way”
  6. Iceland, led by Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir
  7. Hampshire County, MA
  8. Diana Nyad
  9. Robert Reed
  10. Anderson Cooper

* questions retrieved from http://www.umass.edu/stonewall/uploads/listWidget/26127/Gay%20Trivia%20bboard.pdf