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Pride Month 2022: 20 Quiz Questions About the LGBTQ+ Community

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June is Pride Month (Picture: Getty)

Happy Glorious Month, to anyone who identifies with the LGBTQ+ community!

Throughout June, people contemplate this The community was bravely sacrificed to get where it is today – and think about the steps they can take to make the world a better place for LGBT+ people of tomorrow.

To celebrate and celebrate the occasion, Metro.co.uk From Stonewall to Drag Race – the ultimate quiz on queer history and pop culture.

Test your knowledge below.

20 LGBTQ+ Quiz Questions

  1. In what year did the Stonewall riots take place?
  2. Which was the first country to legalize same-sex marriage?
  3. What three colors is the bisexual pride flag made of?
  4. In which year was homosexuality decriminalized in Britain?
  5. What does the ‘P’ in the name of transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson mean?

New York's Stonewall Inn

The Stonewall Inn is what many call the birthplace for the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement (Picture: Alexei Rosenfeld / Getty)

6. Which American politician, who was openly gay, was fundamental in defeating Proposition 6, which would have made it illegal for members of the queer community to teach in schools?

7. Now a famous talk show host, which TV personality played the first starring character on a TV sitcom to come across as a lesbian?

8. Who was the first gay man to win an Oscar?

9. Billy Porter made history by becoming the first gay black man to win an Emmy. For which show did he win an Emmy?

10. Which city is generally considered the unofficial ‘gay capital’ of the UK?

11. Which country holds the record for the world’s largest pride parade?

12. What is the real name of Sir Elton John?

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ+ community (Picture: Getty)

13. Which dance craze did gay icon Madonna mainstream, starting with the LGBT+ underground ball culture?

14. In 2016, which British Olympic team featured the first married, same-sex couple to win a gold medal?

15. Asexual pride flag is made of which color stripes?

16. What is the name of Russell T Davies’ Channel 4 drama which was based in London in the 1980s?

17. What color is the ribbon that shows solidarity with people living with HIV/AIDS?

18. Which popular American sitcom aired the first gay marriage on TV?

19. Who was the first winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race?

20. What does LGBTQ+ mean?

Pride events will take place around the world to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community (Picture: Getty / EyeEm)


  1. 1969
  2. Netherlands
  3. pink, purple, and blue
  4. 1967
  5. ‘Pay it no mind’
  6. Harvey Milk
  7. Ellen Degeneres
  8. Sir John Gilgad – bonus points if you know he won it for Hobson in Arthur (1981)
  9. to erect
  10. Brighton
  11. Brazil
  12. reginald dwight
  13. Vogging
  14. hockey team
  15. black, brown, white, and purple
  16. It is a sin
  17. red
  18. Friend
  19. babe zahra bene
  20. gay gay bisexual transgender gay plus

More : UK’s first national LGBTQ museum to open in 2022

MORE: Pride 2022: What started the Stonewall riots and how did they affect LGBTQ+ rights?

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Metro.co.uk celebrates 50 years of glory

This year marks 50 years of Pride, so Metro.co.uk goes above and beyond our ongoing LGBTQ+ support, through a wealth of content that not only celebrates all things celebratory, but also shares stories. It takes time to reflect on this Pride Month and raise awareness for the community.

MORE: Find all of Metro.co.uk’s Pride coverage right here

And we even have some great names to help us out. The list of famous guest editors who handled the site for a week includes Rob Rinder, nicola adams, Peter Tachel, Kimberly Hart-Simpson, John White, Anna Richardson And Dr. Ranjwe would also like Sir Ian McKellen and drag race stars Vivienne, Lawrence Chane And Tia Kofik Provide your insight.

Metro.co.uk will also be supported during Pride Month, which runs from 1 – 30 June Kyiv Pride, a Ukrainian charitable organization forced to work harder than ever to protect the rights of the LGBTQ+ community in a time of conflict. To learn more about their work, and what you can do to support them, click Here,

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