Aromantic (Aro)

Aromantic (Aro): A person who does not experience romantic attraction to others. Aromantics exist on a spectrum like other orientations and their desire for a romantic relationship can vary. They can feel sexual attraction and can be of any sexual orientation and gender identity.

The aromantic flag has five stripes. It’s colours signify:

  • Green and light green represents the aromantic spectrum (green is thought to be the opposite of red, a colour commonly associated with romance)
  • White represents platonic love and friendships
  • Gray and black represents the spectrum of different sexualities