You may be celebrating Pride with your family, but how much do you and your kids know about the history of Pride and LGBTQ+ rights?
From key advancements in gay rights to courageous LGBTQ+ heroes over the years, LGBTQ+ history is a little-known but central part of understanding where our society came from and where it’s going.
Does your family know why the gay rainbow flag symbolizes the LGBTQ+ community? Take our quiz!
Curious kids (and adults!) might want to know more about famous LGBTQ+ heroes, where the “gay rainbow” symbol comes from, when same-sex marriage became legal, when the first Pride parade was, or why June is Pride month.
Plus, GLSEN’s research has shown that learning about LGBTQ+ culture and history in school leads to LGBTQ+ students feeling safer at school and hearing less frequent homophobic and transphobic comments.
Trivia for families on Pride & LGBTQ+ rights, movement, and history
Let this Pride history quiz guide you towards some answers — and fodder for further research, learning, and inspiration. Happy Pride!