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 →
For several months now I have been a member of Franklin Veaux's accountability pod, designated to help Franklin through the process of dealing with the allegations of abuse. As part of my service to the pod, I analyzed the three narratives written by some of Franklin's ex-partners and posted online. That analysis appears below. It... Continue Reading →
Lexi Sylver at Seek Discover Create interviewed me for her podcast -- you can find our chat here https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/voice-america/sdc-presents-seek-discover-create-with-lexi-sylver/e/59121662 Image is of a split frame with a person who appears to be a smiling white woman with dark curly hair wearing black and red (on the right side of the frame) and an abstract heart... 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 →
One of my very favorite sex cons in Atlanta (and there are some FABULOUS sex cons in ATL, so it has some serious competition 🙂 ) is the truly inspirational Sex Down South. The con starts today, and I will be there presenting the Non-Monogamy Mismatch, as well as hanging out with some fantastic sex... Continue Reading →
My most recent blog on Psychology Today explores the differences between these two relationship forms when it comes to gender, history, social integration, and more! You can check it out at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201807/what-is-the-difference-between-polyamory-and-polygamy Image is of red hearts with golden outlines floating against a black background with colored circles.
My most recent blog on Psychology Today looks at six common myths about polyamorous relationships. You can find it at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-polyamorists-next-door/201806/myths-about-polyamory Image is photo of two large dragons facing each other, reared on their hind legs and passing an egg between them with their forelegs, wings furled against their backs. There be dragons -- really?
Doctoral candidate and Principle Investigator of the Hear My Voice Study, De'Shay Tomas at Arizona State University is seeking women who identify as Black/African American and LGBTQ+ and have experienced mental distress to participate in research. If you participate, you get a $25 gift card for the 1 to 2 hour interview via Skype, telephone,... Continue Reading →