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ABC News Lifestyle Interviews Dr. Eli Sheff on Polyamorous Valentines

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http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/polyamorous-couple-plans-celebrate-valentines-day/story?id=45376083

 

 

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Greater Good Magazine publishes Dr. Eli Sheff’s article What Monogamous folks can from Polyamory

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In their most recent edition, Greater Good Magazine published my new article that details seven things people in monogamous (and especially blended or divorced) relationships can learn from polyamorous folks.

 

http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/what_you_can_learn_from_polyamory

 

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Participate in Research on Male Metamours?

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The study seeks to recruit a diverse group of polyamorous men who are willing to talk about their interactions with male metamours (i.e. their partner’s partners).

I am conducting this research for my doctoral dissertation, with the intention of giving voice to a previously unheard group of polyamorous men like myself.

Please take the brief online survey (link below) if you are willing to do a 60-90 minute interview for this study. The interview can be in person in the Philadelphia, PA area or via Skype or Google Hangouts.

If you know any other poly men who might be interested in sharing their male metamour experiences with a researcher, please share this message with them. All information shared in this survey will be kept confidential.

Of the men who complete the survey, a diverse group of 20-30 will be chosen for interviews. Everyone who completes the 5-minute survey, meaning that they are willing to be interviewed if chosen and that they have provided contact information for follow-up, will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.

For more information, or if you have questions about this study, please contact the researcher at metamourstudy@gmail.com. The survey can be found here: https://widener.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0cCt8JO2xq0Q0Sh

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HER Interviews Dr. Eli Sheff

 

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In a new interview with HER Radio, Dr. Pamela Peeke interviews Dr. Eli Sheff on polyamorous families, legal issues facing polyamorists, age differences among polyamorous folks, and a preview of Dr. Sheff’s new findings from her fourth wave of data collection.

 

 

 

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Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit Still Accepting Proposals

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Do you have something to say about the intersection of sexual freedom and social justice? If so, then please consider submitting a proposal for a panel or workshop at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit scheduled for Washington DC August 3 – 6, 2017. Proposals are due by Monday February 6. For more information click here

 

http://eepurl.com/cx6Jsv

 

 

 

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Aging in Polyamorous Families: New Post on Psychology Today

 

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The first in a two part series, my newest post on Psychology Today explores aging in polyamorous families.  You can find it at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201701/aging-in-polyamorous-families

 

 

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Indiegogo Fundraiser for Compersion Season 2

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A message from my friend Pepper Mint at Freaksexual:

Have you all heard of Compersion?  It’s a black and poly web series that recently finished up its first season.  You can watch it here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rsCdxctICE&list=PL1ejN_rwrAWkDESDh3X6cTrxwSjj_59IR

It’s actually my favorite poly web series so far.  There are certainly painful moments in it, but they are painful to me specifically because they so accurately reflect the transition into polyamory.  And the acting is great, and the cinematography is good.  It’s a winner and great exposure for us.

I’m writing because they’re holding a fundraiser for the second season, and it’s a real one.  No funds means no second season.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/compersion-let-s-make-season-2-drama/

We’ve seen a number of web series go down due to lack of funding: Family and The Ethical Slut come to mind.  I’d prefer not to have that happen again.

While this series hasn’t seen a lot of exposure in the mainstream poly community, it’s all over the black and poly communities.  I’m in contact with the producer, Jackie Stone, and she also has a close relationship with Ron Young, as you can see in the videos.  She’s getting input from poly folks and looking to do a really positive piece for the community.

I’ve just contributed.  If y’all can either give money or spread this around, you’re helping with a poly media win, and really helping out black and poly people.  Please and thank you!

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