Show Notes for Polyamory Weekly #31: October 25, 2005

The new Polyamory Weekly #31 is up!

Coming up on this week’s show: poly living arrangements, Big Love, and by the way, Dr. Ruth says there’s no such thing as bisexuals.

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. Thanks for listening!

0:00-2:10 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to And welcome to our all-too-infrequent co-host, my dearest lover, , host of the Rope Weekly podcast.

2:10-3:15 Announcements: Yahoo and sluts
Yahoo’s podcast directory, at, censors minx’s show descriptions!

3:15-14:10 Listener mail: poly living arrangements, religion and Heinlein
writes in to ask about poly living arrangements; corrects minx’s previous comment about being “fully-clothed” during the scene with Janet Hardy; Brent N. writes in about poly ethics, religion and control and minx comments on personalized religions; an Australian listener discovers the term “polyamory” and frightens by mentioning Heinlein.

14:10-16:50 Announcements: PW sponsorship
OK, folks, let’s give it a shot. Wanna hear your name on the air and send minx to upcoming poly conferences to speak? Now offering sponsorships at $25 per episode (downloaded on average nearly 1,500 times) in exchange for up to a one-minute promo of you, your business, your favorite rant, whatever! For more info, email minx at Thanks!

16:50-26:50 Topic: Dr. Ruth says there are no bisexuals!
Graydancer and minx discuss bisexuality, dualism and labels in some interesting (read: bad!) fake accents. Thanks to for bringing this to my attention and for writing such a delightfully snarky response to her “you’re either straight or gay” proclamation. Graydancer tells a military story and brings up resentment for by-choice bisexuals from some gay folks.

26:50-31:45 Topic: Poly in the media: HBO’s “Big Love”
What do we think of the upcoming 2006 sitcom, Big Love on HBO about a polygamous Mormon family? Here’s the article, and the CNN article on the upcoming show. Graydancer, being raised Mormon, throws in a few thoughts about the foundations of polygamy.

31:45-33:40 Announcements: Interview, sponsorships
minx’s interview is up on Polyamory Percolations site, and BTW, any sponsorship $$ goes to minx’s poly travel fund.

33:40-34:50 Wrap-up
Stay tuned for upcoming interviews with poly-friendly authors, and Graydancer and minx run off to have sex. :-)

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. And hey, why not attach an audio comment to that email? :-) Thanks for listening!

If you like the intro/outro music, check out Pacemaker Jane, a cool band out of Ohio.

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