Parasexual

Parasexual 2018 Flag
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Parasexual 2016 Flag
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Parasexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is a neurosexuality that has been coined several times and has several definitions, including one non-MOGAI one.

  • Non-MOGAI Definition: "relating to or being reproduction that results in recombination of genes from different individuals but does not involve meiosis and formation of a zygote by fertilization as in sexual reproduction," coined in 19541
  • 2016 Coining: "someone who identifies as asexual, but enjoys recreational sex."2
  • 2018 Coining: "Someone who does NOT have sexual attraction for ANYONE (asexual). If they do have sexual activity, it is for the sole purpose of reproduction. This is a micro label within the Asexual umbrella, similar in nature to say, placiosexual (that describes action)."3
  • 2019 Coining: "being attracted only to para (characters) in your paracosm…can be used by maladaptive daydreamers only!"4

The 2019 term has several subterms:
Paraflexible: being attracted mainly/almost only to paras in your paracosm, with rare exceptions.
Parafluid : always being attracted to paras in your paracosm, but the attraction to irl people is fluid
ex: being exclusively para, then para+ bi, para+ gay,etc
Paravaris- : being attracted to para (characters) in your paracosm, not exclusively
Divipara- : your orientation in your paracosm and your orientation irl are different
Ex: a person who is gay irl and pan in their paracosm, could define themself as Gay + pan divipara/ diviparapan5

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History of the term

Parasexual was originally coined in 1954 as a biological term, and is still used that way by 99.9999999999% of people. The first MOGAI term was coined on or before August 4, 2016 by unknown. The 2016 flag was created at the same time.6 The second MOGAI term was coined on January 5, 2018 by SynHeart on Beyond-Mogai-Pride-Flags. The third MOGAI term and its subterms were coined on July 19, 2019 by tumblr user colors-garden in response to an ask by tumblr user Pastelbluberri via tumblr user nebularomantic. There is no flag."7

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