Information and Resources
Allo-Aro 101: a beginner’s breakdown on being both allosexual and aromantic.
Allo-Aro Friendly Terminology: how to understand and use common a-spec community terms without erasing, hurting or angering allosexual aromantics.
Allo-Aro Erasure, A Guide: a list of more than fifty ways allo-aros experience aromantic and allosexual erasure in a-spec and aromantic community spaces.
Allo-Aro Community Inclusion, A Guide: a list of actions you can take to help allosexual aromantics feel welcome and accepted in aromantic and a-spec spaces both online and offline.
(For an additional guide focusing on allo-aro inclusion in the aromantic community, please check out this post.)
Allo-Aro Manifesto: a declaration of terminology, definitions and community expectations, inside and outside a-spec spaces.
How to Ally and How (Not) to Ally: an article series discussing allyhood and the content made by well-meaning allies–and why some approaches still fail to recognise, promote, welcome, protect and include us.
Writing Allo-Aro Characters: a two-part series on how I think allies should go about the process of writing allo-aro characters. (Please note that this is not meant as advice for own-voices creators!)
Allo-Aro Post Archive: a list of activism-themed posts on the subject of allosexual aromantic antagonism and erasure, community identity, terminology and allyhood.
Allo-Aro or Aroallo: A note on the flexibility of allo-aro/varioriented community language (and why you may consider hyphenation).
How to Navigate a Casual Sexual Relationship as an Allo-Aro: @aro-without-an-ace has created a short guide for allo-aros seeking casual sexual relationships (note that the protection section doesn’t cover all anatomical needs).
Maybe More People Are Arospec (Part 3): @aro-comics, in comic form, discusses allo-aro antagonistic tropes, amatonormativity and why allo-aros in particular may feel alienated from identifying with aromanticism.
Tags and Community
Community blogs focusing on allosexual aromantic experience, identity and representation include:
A much longer list, including individual allo-aro bloggers and creators, can be found at the Allo-Aro Community Directory. @urpurplehairedsage has created another (more recently updated!) masterlist of Tumblr’s allo-aros.
Pride Flags and Stock Images
A more complete listing of flags depicting or referring to allo-aro pride, including sub-cateogories and relationship terms, can be found at the Allo-Aro Flag Guide. The tag #alloaro on the @aroflagarchive Tumblr will bring up a wide variety of combination/merged flags, like allo-aro lesbian.
The #alloaro tag on Aro Arrows collects a range of free-use allo-aro flag and stock images, including gradient flags, custom flag edits, bunting, banners and arrow dividers.
I also have master pages of allo-aro arrow dividers, allo-aro letter icons and allo-aro bunting banners in the colours of standard and combo/merged allo-aro pride flags. You may also like my allo-aro cross stitch headers! Bunting and divider images combining allo-aro flags with other LGBTQIA+ pride flags are also available.
Creative Media and Representation
Allo-Aro Narratives: A list post comprising Tumblr’s free allo-aro fanfiction, stories, poetry, comics and headcanons.
Spirits Most Singular: a collection of aromantic contemporary and fantasy fiction, with many stories centring on or including non-partnering allo-aro characters. You can find digital files on Patreon.
Nine Laws: a fantasy-meets-fairy-tale series focusing on non-partnering allo-aro characters and experiences.
Allo-Aro Fiction: K. A. also has a master post collecting all hir short stories and novelettes with allo-aro narrating protagonists. Most works are available for free as online posts or downloadable digital books.
Music and Playlists
Allo-Aro Playlist: a list of songs aromantics on Tumblr think speak to allo-aro experiences.
Contact and Support
I encourage a-spec websites, organisations and communities to reference and link to as many of my articles and resources as they find relevant.
If you know of allo-aro-authored books, articles, essays, publications or art that should be listed here as a resource, please send me an ask on Tumblr.
If people wish to reproduce my allo-aro essays, lists or flash fiction pieces in their outreach, send me an ask on Tumblr and tell me what you want to use and how you intend to publish it. This means I can link back to you as a community doing your best to promote allo-aro voices.