This week I had the pleasure of presenting at the Lavender Law Conference in Philadelphia. As one of the few non-lawyers at the conference, I felt welcomed with open arms and learned a lot. The panels were incredibly useful and educational, and I learned very interesting things about sex workers, birth certificates, assisted reproductive technology,... Continue Reading →
Founders of Jujumama Love Academy and long-time polyamorous leaders Carl and Kenya Stevens gave me a great interview about the African roots of multiple partner relationships and how African Americans are doing polyamory today. Interview with Kenya and Carl Stevens K= Kenya C= Carl E= Eli E: How did you get involved in polyamory? K:... Continue Reading →
Once again I have the privilege of presenting with Curious Fox in Brooklyn, NY. Saturday August 10 at the New Women Space I will present current research on polyamorous parenting and best parenting practices for resilient families from 1 to 3:30 pm -- and childcare is available! Hope to see you there. Click here for... Continue Reading →
Image: Marriage & Martinis written in white against a purple background next to a martini glass with a pair of wedding rings. Recently Adam and Danielle at Marriage and Martinis interviewed me from a monogamous perspective to understand what polyamory might have to teach monogamous folks. #marriage #polyamory #love #podcast https://www.marriageandmartinis.com/podcast/episode/d525482e/conversation-with-polyamory-expert-dr-elisabeth-sheff
My most recent book, When Someone You Love is Polyamorous, has just been translated into Spanish and is available online here. http://contintametienes.com/producto/apuntes-sobre-poliamor-una-guia-para-entender-a-las-personas-poliamorosas/ Feliz leyendo 🙂 polyamory #book #Spanish #Espanol #love #family #comingout The image is of a greenish book cover with what looks like a reddish sun surrounded by seven smaller orbiting bodies with circular... Continue Reading →
Review of Is Monogamy Dead? By Rosie Wilby I loved this book far more than I expected to. When I saw the number of chapters I cringed inside, thinking that I was really screwed if this book sucked and I had to slog through that many pages. To my absolute delight, instead I found myself... Continue Reading →
Remy Rippon at Australian Vogue interviewed me and other experts for an interesting story on polyamory, check it out here. Image is of four white mannequin heads wearing hats and neck scarves poking out of a gray tent with a building and blue sky in the background. https://www.vogue.com.au/culture/lifestyle/what-is-polyamory-this-is-what-its-really-like-to-have-multiple-partners/news-story/848f3c987c589a9ec656462d9836a66b?fbclid=IwAR2Fr8kUgW2pQBZ8h0wFiKHr19NhL6DO0_2qncYKhP9EldGgt4JNkCJw8g4
I have two new blogs on Psychology Today, the first on Relationship Anarchy, Polyaffectivity, and Chosen Families and the second on Cultivating Compersion.
Arti Patel, Senior National Online Reporter for the Global News, recently interviewed me about chosen families and wrote a very nice piece with the information Choosing Your Own Family. https://globalnews.ca/news/4510154/chosen-families-canada/ Image is of five male-appearing muscular people seated around a large wooden dining room table.