Ptilogender

Ptilogender Flag 2
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Flag meanings: the circles along the center represent the different genders in the themed collection.

Ptilogender Flag 1
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Flag meanings: the circles along the center represent the different genders in the themed collection.

Ptilogender is a faunagender defined as "A collection/group of genders with all genders having a common theme, making them hard to describe individually and easier to describe as the whole group. Named after the genera Ptilonorhynchidae, or bowerbirds, specifically the satin bowerbird, which collects blue objects to display as a part of its courtship ritual."1

History of the term

Ptilogender was coined on or before February 17, 2017 by tumblr user pastelmemer. The first flag was created on that date by Pride-Flags on Deviant-Art.2 The second flag was created on June 11, 2017 by deviantart user allenchlld.3

MOGAI-Watch Poem

Ptilogender
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My genders link thematically–
they’re all shades of bright yellow–
how bowerbirds got roped into this
the world will never know.

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