Palette System

According to the LGBTA Wiki, the Palette System "of non-binary gender presentation is a way to describe the way non-binary people present without having to use the binary language like 'masculine' or 'woman-aligned'. It is similar to the lesbian terms 'butch' and 'femme'.

The system was designed to be used along side the galactian alignment system , but it can be used by any non-binary person.
The palette system is name such because all of the names of alignments are derived from the names of colors."1
While not exactly a gender system, and also not quite MOGAI, the terms are used mainly by MOGAI people, and they also sound ridiculous.

History

The Palette System and all terms and flags within it were created by tumblr user Elfiot in January 2018 in two separate posts. The original posts are visible only to logged-in tumblr users, but are still visible as archived pages here and here.

Chart

Designed by System-Mogai2. The chart shows the relationship of each term to the others and to masculinity/femininity/androgyny.

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Pallete System Chart

Terms

Basic Terms

Vermil

"From the word vermilion which is a shade of red. This term can be used by nonbinary people who present in a traditionally masculine way without necessarily being masc aligned or solarian. The symbol in the center of the flag is the elemental sign for fire. The word + flag design were made to replicate the solarian flag’s warm colors and association with the sun, fire, and “masculine” energies."3

Vermil flag
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Cerul

"From the word cerulean which is a shade of blue. This term can be used by nonbinary people who present in a traditionally feminine way without necessarily being fem aligned or lunarian. The symbol in the center of the flag is the elemental sign for water. The word + flag design were made to replicate the lunarian flag’s cool colors and association with the moon, water, and “feminine” energies."4

Cerul flag
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Pewt

"From the word pewter which is a shade of gray. This term can be used by nonbinary people who present in an androgynous way without necessarily being unaligned or stellarian. The symbol in the center of the flag is a combination of the elemental signs for earth and air."5

Pewt flag
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Combination Terms

Cinnab [(Vermil (Masculine)+ Pewt (Adrogynous)]

"From the color cinnabar. this term refers to nonbinary people who present somewhere in between traditionally masc + andro. the symbol in the center of the flag is a combination of the elemental signs for fire + earth."6

Cinnab flag
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Fuchs [(Vermil (Masculine)+ Cerul (Feminine)]

"From the color fuchsia. this term refers to nonbinary people who present using a combination of traditionally masc + fem features, it is separate from pewt which is strictly androgynous. the symbol in the center of the flag is a combination of the elemental signs for fire + water."7

Fuchs flag
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Laven [(Pewt (Androgynous)+ Cerul (Feminine)]

"From the color lavender. this term refers to nonbinary people who present somewhere in between traditionally fem + andro. the symbol in the center of the flag is a combination of the elemental signs for water + air."8

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Indig [(Pewt (Androgynous)+ Cerul (Feminine)+ Vermil (Masculine)]

"From the color indigo. this term refers to nonbinary people who present using a combination of traditionally masc, fem, and andro features. it is a loose term that can be used by any nonbinary person who does not feel any of the more specific terms fit them. the symbol in the center of the flag is a diamond which represents all four elemental signs together."9

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Virid [No descriptions]

"From the color viridian. this term refers to nonbinary people who present in a way that rejects traditional binary descriptions entirely. it is a loose term that can be used by any nonbinary person who does not feel any of the more specific terms fit them. the symbol in the center of the flag is a diamond which represents all four elemental signs together."10

Virid flag
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