Monthly Archives: January 2014

Religious Attitudes Towards Polyamory

In this new blogpost on my Psychology Today blog I discus religious attitudes towards polyamory, and end with poly’s attitudes towards  religions. 

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January 31, 2014 · 11:42 am01

New Book on Poly Families, Opportunity for Poly Family Members to Participate

Please see the information listed below about a new book on poly families that will (hopefully) contain your stories!

 

My name is Richard Gilmore. I am a member of a MFFM quad. We have been in this configuration for over 13 years. My partner Elon and I have written a book called, Creating A Line Family. Our editor (Alan of Poly in the Media) made a good suggestion, include personal stories. So what we are looking for are interview volunteers who are members of a poly family. Here are some of the questions we would like to hear about.

 
1. What types of intimacies – besides sexual – do you share with your partners?
 
2. What vision, or long range plans do you have for your family?
 
3. How are household chores managed, both regular duties and emergent failures?
 
4. How is “family money handled?” By this we are talking about real property ownership, investments, community personal property, etc.
 
5. How will you support launching any children?
 
6. How do you make decisions as a group?
 
7. Do you plan, or have any family businesses?
 
8. Do any other issues come to mind?
 
 
 
You can see an early, rough draft of the book at http://www.line-family.info/
We really need personal stories to make the book come alive. Funny stories are great, stories of failures can also be instructive.
 
All names, locations and personally identifying details will be changed to protect everyone’s privacy. 
 
The book price will be as low as we can make it. We really want this information out there. Therefore we expect to make little to no money on this publication. That means all we can offer you is our sincere thanks and maybe a signed copy of the book. 
 
Please message me to arrange an interview. 
 
Thank you for taking time to read and consider our request.

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Five legal issues facing polyamorists and sexual or gender minorities

Check out the new blog on Psychology Today about legal issues that affect polys and other sexual or gender minorities

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201401/the-five-most-common-legal-issues-facing-polyamorists

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Sex Out Loud show TONIGHT, call in with questions

Listen to me LIVE today at 5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET on Tristan Taormino’s radio show “Sex Out Loud” on The VoiceAmerica Network. http://sexoutloudradio.com

Call in with your questions at 866-472-5788

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Listen to me Friday January 17, 5 pm PST/8 pm EST on Tristan Taormino’s radio show “Sex Out Loud” on The VoiceAmerica Network. http://sexoutloudradio.com. Call in to talk to me and Tristan LIVE: 866-472-5788.

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January 17, 2014 · 11:42 am01

Spring Book Tour, Polyamorists Next Door

With the release of The Polyamorists Next Door I have established a speaking tour to talk about the book. The events listed below are the beginning, watch this space for additional dates and locations.

Book Release Party, Atlanta
Friday January 10, 2014
7 – 9 pm
Phillip Rush Center, http://www.rushcenteratl.org/
1530 Dekalb Avenue, Atlanta GA 30307
Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Polyamory, producers of Atlanta Poly Weekend
Free and open to the public

Poly Living Conference, Philadelphia
http://www.lovemore.com/conferences/polyliving/poly-living-philadelphia-2014/
February 7-9, 2014
The Embassy Suites Philadelphia Airport

9000 Bartram Ave, Philadelphia, PA

International Conference on the Future of Monogamy and Nonmonogamy, Berkeley
https://sites.google.com/site/ipachome/
February 21-23, 2014
University of California, Berkeley
Clark Kerr Conference Center, Building 14
2601 Warring Street
Berkeley, California 94720

Catalyst-Con East, Arlington
http://catalystcon.com/
March 14-16, 2014
Hilton Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
2399 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

Polyamorous Miami
http://www.meetup.com/Polyamourous-Miami/events/158330702/
Sunday, March 30, 2014
1-2:30 PM
O CINEMA
90 NW 29TH ST.
Miami, FL 33127

Orlando TBA

Frolicon, Atlanta
http://www.frolicon.com/
Aptil 18-20
Sheraton Gateway Hotel
1900 Sullivan Road
Atlanta, GA 30337

Denver TBA

Georgia Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta
http://www.gapsychology.org/
May 1-4, 2014
The Classic Center
300 N Thomas St.
Athens, GA 30601

Atlanta Poly Weekend
http://atlantapolyweekend.com/
June 6-8
Holiday Inn, Atlanta Perimeter/Dunwoody
4386 Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30341

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Book Release Party January 10

Please join me for a party to celebrate the release of my new book, The Polyamorists Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families. The party happens January 10 from 7 to 9pm at The Phillip Rush Center / 1530 Dekalb Avenue, Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30307.

I will read from the new book and take questions from the audience, and we can snack on treats provided by Atlanta Polyamory, the co-sponsors of the event. Books will be for sale, and I will be happy to sign them for you if you wish.

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