Although this piece by Briallen Hopper (@briallenhopper) on @TheCut doesn’t mention relationship anarchy at all, it is a really well written and thoughtful piece about the way society values couples over friendships. As someone who has always put a ton of energy into my friendships, this article really spoke to me. Read Relying on Friendship…
A very nice, short post by Cristina on TCRN (The Conscious Resistance Network @TheConsciousRN) about freedom as the ultimate expression of love. She writes about freedom from rules and expectations as the ultimate expression of love. Read Anarchy is for lovers.
An article on Psychology Today (@PsychToday), written by Dr. Elisabeth Sheff (@drelisheff1), who is a global expert on polyamory and also the author of The Polyamorists Next Door. In this article, she explore the spectrum of non-monogamy, from cheating (unethical, non-consensual non-monogamy) through polygamy, swinging and RA. Read Seven Forms of Non-Monogamy
Full Transcript: Hi! I’m Kale. I’m going to talk about relationship anarchy today. Relationship anarchy (or RA for short) is a a way of practicing relationships. The idea was developed in Sweden in the early 2000s, and the term relationship anarchy is credited to Andie Nordgren. RA is similar to polyamory, and some may say…
Susan Song writes about how ‘queer theory denaturalizes hierarchies of gender, sexuality, and political influence, and is a valuable tool for anarchist practice.’ Read Polyamory and Queer Anarchism
After Louisa Leontiades (@AskLouloria) wrote The Mass Exodus of Polyamorous People Toward Relationship Anarchy, some people felt as though the term relationship anarchy was being appropriated. This article reflects on that, and explains what relationship anarchy means to her. Read The Appropriation of Relationship Anarchy by Non-Anarchists