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Poly Pocket: Building Intentional Community and Relationship Anarchy

Carolyn Yates (@c_yates) interviews Josie Kearns, a 33 year-old queer, poly, white, trans woman about opening up her relationship, identifying as a relationship anarchist and living in an intentional community.  Read Poly Pocket: Building Intentional Community and Relationship Anarchy

The Difference Between Relationship Anarchy and Non-Hierarchical Polyamory

The Difference Between Relationship Anarchy and Non-Hierarchical Polyamory

Hi, I’m Kale. Today I want to talk about the differences between relationship anarchy and non-hierarchical polyamory. First, I should give a quick explanation of what hierarchical polyamory is. Hierarchical Polyamory Polyamory (or poly for short) is the practice of having multiple, simultaneous, consensual relationships. Hierarchical poly is when there is a ranking system among…

What is Polyamory?

What is Polyamory?

Full Transcript: Hi, I’m Kale! This is my second video. In my first video, I covered some forms of Nonmonogamy. Today I’m going to cover one of more complex forms, Polyamory. Polyamory is an umbrella term and it means a lot of different things to different people, so this is going to be just a…

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Seven Forms of Non-Monogamy

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

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Infinite Relationships: Relationships Without Bounds or Boundaries, Love Without Limits

The author writes about his experience redefining romantic relationships & friends vs. lovers. He spent time touring with his band, and notice the close bonds that were formed. His friendships were allowed to evolve in an unlimited number of ways, and they also had very few demands placed on the people in the relationship. This…

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The Mass Exodus of Polyamorous People Toward Relationship Anarchy

Louisa Leontiades (@AskLouloria) looks at how the mainstream media equates polyamory with sex, and how that has impacted people’s perception of the word polyamory. The author explains this is one of her reasons adopting the term relationship anarchy. Read The Mass Exodus of Polyamorous People Toward Relationship Anarchy

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The Appropriation of Relationship Anarchy by Non-Anarchists

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

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Podcast: The Rise of Relationship Anarchy

Ian MacKenzie (@ianmack) interviews Mel Mariposa (@PolySingleish) to discuss relationship anarchy, developing community, and having authentic relationships. They get into some interesting stuff that you rarely read about in RA posts. There is also a transcript posted if you’re unable to listen. Listen to the podcast or read the transcript The Rise of Relationship Anarchy