Emma Goldman is considered one of the most important figures in the history of anarchism. She was a well known lecturer, and traveled all over America and Europe speaking about anarchism and women’s rights. in 1906 started her own publication Mother Earth, in which she wrote about anarchism, politics, labor issues, atheism, sexuality, and feminism. She believed in free love and access to birth control, not the most popular opinions in the early 1900s. She also served several stints in jail, and was disparaged by the press who once called her the ‘high priestess of anarchy’, which actually sounds pretty badass.
Janani Balasubramanian writes for Black Girl Dangerous (@BGDblog) about power dynamics in poly relationships. All of these are good to keep in mind, #8 especially applies to RA: Recognize that your non-romantic and non-sexual relationships are also real and valid! Keep your understanding of love broad and political accordingly. Read 9 Strategies for Non-Oppressive Polyamory
Hi, I’m Kale. Today I’m going to talk about the problems with unicorn hunting. I’ll start with What the heck is unicorn hunting? Generally speaking, here is what it looks like: A couple, who are progressive and open minded, have typically been together a while and have decided to open their relationship and try polyamory….
Sometimes kinky, poly Christian pirates write about Relationship Anarchy too. This is a short blog post by by Patrik Olterman (@olterman) writes about infinite love and life without labels. Read Relationship Anarchy
Full Transcript: Hi, I’m Kale. Today I want to talk about the Anarchy in Relationship Anarchy. People have a lot of funny ideas about anarchy in general, so let’s talk about that. Most of us probably have had very little exposure to anarchistic principles. It might make you think of grade school, and the time…
The Thinking Asexual has a lot of good blog posts, and much of what is written about how asexuals experience relationships is relevant to RA, particularly in regards to not elevating one type of relationship above another. This blog post offers an overview, lots of definitions and examples, and an explanation of how RA applies…
As a relationship anarchist, you are constantly bumping up against the status quo. Dr. Joni Meenagh (@JoniMeenagh) wrote this post for the Dangerous Women Project (@DangerousWomen_) about ways we might value relationship structures beyond the couple. Read Challenging Marital Status