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The simplified demetic flag.

Demetic refers to the attraction to everyone except those who are both masculine and man-aligned. It can also be described as attraction to feminine woman-aligned individuals, feminine nonbinary-aligned individuals, feminine man-aligned individuals, masculine woman-aligned individuals, masculine nonbinary-aligned individuals, neutral masculine-aligned individuals, neutral nonbinary-aligned individuals, and neutral woman-aligned individuals. Similar terms include uranic, neptunic, trixic, and venusic.

The different forms of demetic would use the prefix "demeti-" (eg. demetisexual, demetiromantic, etc), although it can also be used as a blanket term.

History

The term was coined by Tumblr user JaidenRose on August 17, 2021.[1] The flag was created by the same user on the same day.

Flag

The demetic flag has eight stripes. Hot pink represents the attraction to those who are feminine and woman-aligned. Pink represents the attraction to those who are feminine and nonbinary-aligned. Light pink represents the attraction to those who are feminine and man-aligned. Pinkish white represents the attraction to those who are masculine and woman-aligned. Light orange represents the attraction to those who are masculine and nonbinary-aligned. Lighter red represents the attraction to those who are androgynous and masculine-aligned. Light red represents the attraction to those who are androgynous and nonbinary-aligned. And red represents the attraction to those who are androgynous and woman-aligned.

A simplified flag was created by Tumblr user CringEzra on August 19, 2021. It only has four stripes instead of the original eight, with the same meanings as the original.

Etymology

The root of demetic lies in the name of the Greek goddess Demeter.

References

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