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The sapphic flag.

A sapphic person is a woman, or woman-aligned person who is romantically or sexually attracted to other women or woman-aligned people. The label is used as a way to unify all women who love other women such as, lesbians, bisexual women, pansexual women, etc, promoting solidarity among women of all identities.

Other names for this term are woman loving woman (WLW), LBPQ (Lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, queer), and difemina.

The masculine counterpart to sapphic is achillean. The nonbinary counterpart is diamoric.

Flag Edit

The sapphic flag has two pink stripes on the top and bottom, symbolizing love. In the center there is a violet, which was historically given between woman to symbolize their sapphic love.

Etymology Edit

The word sapphic comes from the name of the Greek poet Sappho. The island she was born on, Lesbos, is where the word lesbian is derived from.

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