Created by AVEN community on 11 August 2010
Unveiled at asexuality.org.
“Sometimes shortened to ‘ace’. A person who does not experience sexual atrraction. Asexuality is a sexual orientation and is different from celibacy, in that celibacy is the choice to refrain from engaging in sexual behaviors and does not comment on one’s sexual attractions.”
– The Transgender Language Primer. See the full asexual definition.
This flag has four even horizontal stripes which are colored (top to bottom) black (#000000), grey (#A3A3A3), white (#FFFFFF), and purple (violet #800080).
The black stripe represents asexuality. The grey stripe represents other ace-spectrum identities including demisexuality and grey-asexuality. The white stripe represents allosexuality, and the purple stripe represents the asexual community.
About the Creator
The Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) is the largest and most established online community for asexual people. It was founded by David Jay in 2001 to create public acceptance of asexuality and grow the community. The flag was designed through a series of votes on the AVEN forums.
Among the asexuals, The Guardian