Polyromantic

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Polyromantic is a term meaning someone is romantically attracted to multiple genders but not all genders.[1][2]

Polyromantic people may also be polysexual, or they may have a different orientation sexually.

"Polyromantic" is often abbreviated as as "ply" or "polyrom", to avoid confusion with the terms Polynesian or polyamorous.[3][4]

Polysexual and Polyromantic Visibility Day is celebrated on 26 July.[5]

Flags[edit]

There is not one universally-agreed-upon flag for the polyromantic identity. Some polyromantic people simply use the polysexual flag to also represent their polyromantic identity. Other polyromantic flags are shown below.

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References[edit]

  1. Ferguson, Sian (31 July 2019). "What Does It Mean to Be Panromantic?". Healthline. Retrieved 19 February 2022.
  2. Barron, Victoria (2023). Perfectly Queer: An Illustrated Introduction. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  3. @lesbian_ocean (4 June 2020). "It's totally okay if you've used the wrong abbreviation before, BUT A REMINDER:
    polyam = polyamorous
    poly = polynesian
    ply = polyromantic/polysexual"
    – via Twitter.
  4. @FILLlNTHEBLANK (1 February 2021). "psa please stop using "poly" for when u mean polyamorous/polysexual. poly is an abbreviation for polynesian. ply is the abbreviation for polysexual (and for polyromantic either that or polyrom). polyam is the abbreviation for polyamory/polyamorous" – via Twitter.
  5. "Polyromantic / Polysexual Visibility Day". BiVisibilityDay.com. Retrieved 25 February 2022.