When was the first LGBTQIA+ rights organization founded?

Quiz Question: When was the first LGBTQIA+ rights organization founded?

The given options are as follows:

  • 1897
  • 1907
  • 1937

The correct answer is: 1897

Fact: In May 1897, the Scientific Humanitarian Committee was formed in Berlin with the express mission of repealing proposed anti-gay legislation. Though at its peak the organization only had 500 members, they were active in politics, law, and educational publications.

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