Dr. Elisabeth Sheff, PhD, CASA, CSE

One of a handful of global experts on polyamory and the foremost international expert on children in polyamorous families, Dr. Elisabeth Sheff has studied gender and
families of sexual minorities for the last 16 years. Sheff’s television appearances include CNN, and the National Geographic, and she has given more than 20 radio, podcast, print, and television interviews with sources from Radio Slovenia to National Public Radio, the Sunday London Times to the Boston Globe and Newsweek. By emphasizing research methodology and findings in her discussions, Dr. Sheff presents the kind of public intellectualism that encourages audience members to think critically regarding gender, sexualities, and families.

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  1. Reblogged this on dave94015 and commented:
    while his grief for Pam, the girlfriend who died, was still immense, #polyamory helped him deal with it … how a poly family can mitigate grief similar to how extended families have done in the past

  2. As long as poly people remain closeted because of the rejection from “normal” people, our laws and processes of dealing with birth & death issues will be lagging. Your study of polyamory, I think, contributes to a greater understanding of a lifestyle that shouldn’t be stigmatized (but is).

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