The fictosexual flag.

Fictosexual, also known as fictisexual, fictonsexual,[1] fictiosexual,[2] fictionsexual[3] or fictionalsexual, is an umbrella term for anyone who experience exclusive sexual attraction toward fictional characters, a general type of fictional characters, or whose sexuality is influenced by fictional characters.

Some fictosexual individuals experience attraction to certain genders in fiction, but don't experience attraction to said genders in the non-fictional world. For example, one may experience attraction to all genders in fiction, but only experience attraction to women in the non-fictional world.

It is also sometimes an ace-spec identity, as some ace-spec individuals may feel romantic attraction exclusively to individuals whom they could never possibly be in a relationship with, such as fictional characters.

A couple examples of identities under the fictosexual umbrella include animesexual, teratosexual, and spectrosexual.

The romantic equivalent is fictoromantic.

Flag[edit | edit source]

The black and grey stripes represent the lack of attraction towards non-fictional individuals, the purple stripe represents sexual attraction and the asexual spectrum, the black circle represents a "portal" to the fictional world in question, and the pink represents attraction to fictional characters.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://archive.is/pFM4O#selection-667.0-675.258
    1. https://www.deviantart.com/pride-flags/art/Aspec-Fictosexual-Fictonsexual-557589537
    2. https://www.asexuality.org/en/topic/186528-fictiosexual-romantic/
    3. https://slangdefine.org/f/fictionsexual-4031.html
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