The questioning flag.


Questioning is the process of wondering what one's gender, sexual orientation, romantic orientation, or other identity is. Questioning can happen at any age, and can take anywhere from days to years. Questioning is normal for anyone, whether they turn out to actually be LGBTQ+ or not. Questioning can refer to both the process of questioning one's gender or sexuality as well as a person who is in the process of questioning.

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There are several questioning flags. The creator and meaning for the main question mark flag are unknown.

The magenta and teal flag was created by Tumblr user protego-et-servio on June 17, 2016.[1] Magenta represents sexuality, white represents all possibilities, teal was used because it is otherwise rarely used in sexual or romantic identity pride flags, and black represents both the possibility of aromantic or asexual identities and having pushed away one's feelings for a long time.

The pink and blue flag was created by DeviantArt user Enbygsrd on September 16, 2016,[2] and intended specifically for people questioning their gender. The color meanings of this flag are unknown.

The pastel flag with the white question mark over it represents questioning pride and was created by Swocks, the owner of a large LGBTQ+ Hangout community, on August 18, 2020.

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