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Exclamation mark white icon.svg This page is about a gender identity that is not widely used among gender-variant people. This does not mean that the identity is not valid, but that very few people are known to use this term.
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The pink & blue represent traditional masculinity and femininity, the purple represents the combination of masculine and feminine, the black & grey represent being nothing or neither, and the white represents a combination of all of them.
Related identities Androgyne
Frequency 0.1%
Epicene flag variation with epicene symbol.

Epicene is an adjective (sometimes substantive) that indicates a lack of gender distinction. The Order of the Epicene website includes a definition of epicene that they credit to the Oxford English Dictionary; 'that which exhibits characteristics of both genders, yet is neither'. The word derives from Greek epi meaning "on" and koinos meaning "common".[1] In linguistics, the adjective "epicene" is used to describe a word that has only one form for both male and female referents. Epicene can also be a nonbinary gender identity.

There is no widely recognized epicene flag. The proposed epicene flags shown here were created in January 2018 by by tumblr user paintedfaceslonghair and submitted to the ask-pride-color-schemes blog.

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  1. "epicene (adj.)". Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
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