Pentagon Gay Pride Event Marks New Era of Gay Rights in Military

(Alex Wong/Getty Images) By Melanie Batley   |   Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 12:42 PM A married gay Army general introduced his spouse at a Pentagon event attended by many of the military’s top brass, during an event to mark a new era of gay rights in the military,The Washington Times reported. “My husband, Lucas, is sitting up …

The Ethical Slut, an Alternative Love Story – Webseries

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 ~ It’s out: “The Ethical Slut, an Alternative Love Story,” the webseries. Remember filmmaker Ben Fritz’s Kickstarter campaign last year for his Ethical Slut webseries? Now you can watch all of Season 1. . Filmed in Madison, Wisconsin, it’s “inspired by” the classic poly and open-relationship guidebook by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy (and has their …

POLYS: OUT YOURSELF (I did) & END PLURALISTIC IGNORANCE: Web Radio, Article by Janet Kira Lessin

I discovered I was polyamorous in 1990 when I fell in love with Ed,a man I met on the internet. He was married. So was I. We fell in love with each other but not out of love with our spouses and felt awful, at first, then came to understand through internet groups and research …

DOMA REPEAL MEANS MOVEMENT MOMENTUM FOR POLY PLURAL MARRIAGE by Janet Kira Lessin

Today (06/26/13) the DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) was overturned and Proposition 8 dismissed so now same sex marriages are available in California.  Thirteen of the 50 U.S. states plus Washington, D.C., have legalized gay marriage. Many states permit domestic partnerships.  We’re getting closer.  With today’s victories, there’s only 37 more to go.  See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same-sex_marriage_status_in_the_United_States_by_state …

KAMALA DEVI’S Top Polyamory Problemswith Being Open, Married and Dating

Just for fun, I decided to conduct a poll to see what are the top 10 poly problems. Since humor is often the best way to rise above our polyamory problems and see ourselves in a new light, I hope you don’t take this post too seriously. I asked my fans on Facebook and Twitter …

BISEXUALITY, MONOGAMY AND POLYAMORY: Collection of articles

ARE WE REALLY MONO-POLY? by Janet Kira Lessin  Doctors Hal and Sidra Stone teach us that we have many “voices” within ourselves. We each have our own set of voices, be they the Inner Critic, the Inner Child, the Inner Pope, the Inner Aphrodite or any of a myriad possible combinations.     At different times these …

ETHICAL SLUTTERY: POLY RELATIONSHIPS EXPAND THE REACH OF LOVE AND SEX By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Despite recent advances for marriage equality, the rights and protections associated with that ancient institution remain reserved for pairs. Folks whose romantic and sexual relationships include more than two are still widely scorned in popular culture, so much so that same-sex marriage campaigns often emphasize that the couples they represent are “committed.” But commitment is …

POLY vs Swing: The Swing Isn’t the Whole Playground by Nicole/Niki,

forward from Poly Pipeline.com Merry-go-rounds, monkey bars, slides, seesaws, bridges and swings. Everyone had their preferred play structure at the park; do you remember yours? Mine was the swing; I loved flying through the air, feeling weightless and free. The swings of the playground bring back great childhood memories. But more than a rope and …

POLY & FUNDAMENTALIST MATRIARCHS SWITCH FAMILIES; FUNDY BAILS Polyamorous Wife Swap by Nicole/Niki

  forward from Poly Pipeline.com I recently watched the latest episode of Wife Swap* (which, admittedly, I wouldn’t usually watch if you strapped me into a dildo machine and gave me Godiva chocolate). It was a train wreck of epic proportions. To sum it up: The matriarch of a triadic polyamorous family (the Envys) swaps …

New- and Extra-Relationship Energy: Articles by Kamala Devi and Janet Kira Lessin

            .   How to Attract and Navigate New Relationship Energy (NRE) in Polyamory by Kamala Devi   ttracting and Navigating New Relationship Energy (NRE) was the theme of San Diego’s Monthly Polyamory Potluck held on the Spring Equinox and pictured above. Kamala Devi started the group discussion with a …