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To anyone who identifies within the LGBTQ+ community, Happy LGBT+ History Month!

Throughout February, people reflect on the brave sacrifices that were made to get the community to where it is today – and think about the steps they can take to make the world a better place for the LGBTQ+ folk of tomorrow.

To raise awareness of this event we have a fun quiz to test peoples knowledge and increase your learning

20 LGBT+ quiz questions

    1. What year were the Stonewall Riots?
    2. Which country was the first to lawfully establish same sex marriage?
    3. Which TV show features the longest-running LGBTQ+ character in TV history?
    4. What year was homosexuality decriminalised in the UK?
    5. What does the ‘P’ stand for in transgender activists Marsha P. Johnson’s name?
    6. Which US politician, who was openly gay, was fundamental in defeating Proposition 6, which would’ve 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 out as a lesbian?
    8. Who was the first out gay person to win an Oscar?
    9. Billy Porter made history, becoming the first gay black man to win an Emmy. What show did he win his Emmy for?
    10. Which city is generally agreed to be the unofficial ‘gay capital’ of the UK?
    11. Which UK soap aired the first pre-watershed (before 9pm) female same-sex kiss?
    12. What is Sir Elton John’s real name?
    13. Which dance craze made mainstream by gay icon Madonna originated in the LGBT+ underground ball culture?
    14. In 2016, which British Olympic team featured the first married, same-sex couple winning a gold medal?
    15. The Bisexual Pride Flag is comprised of which three colours?
    16. What is the name of Russell T Davies’ Channel 4 drama which was based in London in the 1980s?
    17. What colour is the ribbon that shows solidarity with people living with HIV/AIDS?
    18. Which country holds the record for the world’s largest pride parade?
    19. Who was the first winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK and who was runner-up?
    20. What does LGBTQ+ stand for?




20 LGBT+ quiz questions – Answers

  1. 1969
  2. The Netherlands
  3. Grey’s Anatomy – bonus point if you knew it’s Dr Callie Torres
  4. 1967
  5. ‘Pay it no mind’
  6. Harvey Milk
  7. Ellen DeGeneres
  8. Sir John Gielgud – bonus point if you knew that he won it for Hobson in Arthur (1981)
  9. Pose
  10. Brighton
  11. Brookside – bonus points if you knew Anna Friel and Nicola Stephenson were the actors
  12. Reginald Dwight
  13. Voguing
  14. The hockey team
  15. Pink, purple and blue
  16. It’s A Sin
  17. Red
  18. Brazil
  19. The Vivienne and Divina de Campo
  20. Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer plus