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  • adj. Denying, avoiding or not fitting in any sexual orientation label, such as heterosexual and homosexual. Not to be confused with asexual, pansexual or bisexual
  • n. A person who is pomosexual. Someone who avoids sexual orientation labels.

Etymologies

From pomo (“post-modern”) +‎ sexual. (Wiktionary)

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  • pom- tends to denote small and round items, probably from some distant Indo-European root. Hence:
    pom-pom
    pomelo
    pomodoro (Italian - tomato)
    pomegranate
    pommel
    pomum (Latin - fruit; apple).

    Whence pomosexual?

    May 29, 2008

  • *was wondering about that*

    May 29, 2008

  • Palooka? I think you mean the Pointer Sisters, not Tina Turner.

    May 29, 2008

  • What's the difference between a modern weirdo and an ancient weirdo, palooka?

    *waiting for snappy retort*

    May 29, 2008

  • I'm trying to work out how to slip majordomosexual into the conversation. And you know this is going to bug me all day.

    May 29, 2008

  • A person who gets excited watching low-quality porn photographs is therefore called lomosexual.

    May 29, 2008

  • Wow. That was an interesting comment...

    May 29, 2008

  • That would be wierdomosexual reesetee - you know a modern weirdo trying to find a way to describe their sexuality.

    May 29, 2008

  • This term reminds me a lot of the Native American concept of Two-Spirit, but with an obnoxious, modern twist.

    May 29, 2008

  • This is getting weirdosexual.

    May 28, 2008

  • A person who gets excited by advertising (or the guys in Mad Men) might be promosexual.

    May 28, 2008

  • A person who's only fifty percent modern might be a halfamosexual.

    May 28, 2008

  • A person who's proud of their central Indiana roots though thoroughly modern might be a kokomosexual.

    May 28, 2008

  • Would a slomosexual make Tina Turner happy with his slow hand?

    May 28, 2008

  • A slovenly modern sexual person who fornicates at two hundred frames per second would be a slomosexual?

    May 28, 2008

  • Hmmmmm. A Pre-Modern person would be a premosexual; a person not modern at all would be a nomosexual; an assiduously modern person would be an assmosexual; a somewhat modern person is a somosexual.
    This list could go on forever for us forevmosexuals.

    May 28, 2008

  • Sounds like a barrel of laughs!

    May 28, 2008

  • Pomosexual (short for Post-Modern) is a term popularized by sex-positive activists and writers Carol Queen and Lawrence Shimel in their 1997 Anthology "Pomosexuals: Challenging Assumptions about Gender and Sexuality." People identified as pomosexuals are attempting to redefine, reassess, and protest current essentialist-bound labels surrounding sexual orientation.
    (From NetLingo)

    May 28, 2008