Asexual / Aromantic - A Whole Spectrum!
Aromantic / Asexual
What does it mean to be Asexual?
Someone who identifies as being asexual or "aces" experiences little to no sexual attraction to others. This does not mean that asexuals are not capable of having sex. It is important to note that sexual attraction is different from sexual desire.
Asexuality exists on a spectrum referred to as "a-spec". Some identities that fall under this umbrella include asexual, aromantic, grey-ace, demisexual, queerplatonic, reciprosexual, akoisexual, aceflux, aro-ace and more!
Meaning Behind the Asexual Flag Colors
Black represents asexuality.
Grey represents the grey-asexuality (area between sexual and asexual), and demisexuality.
White represents non-asexual partners and allies.
Purple represents community.
What does it mean to be aromantic?
Aromantic people do not experience romantic attraction the same way that asexual people do not experience sexual attraction. One does not equate to the other, and anyone can be either or both asexual and aromantic.