Polyamory Weekly #52 Show Notes

The new Polyamory Weekly #52 is up! Direct download is here.

0:00-1:40 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to www.scarleteen.com.

1:40 Housekeeping
PW schedule; is there a lawyer in the house?; minx gets nekkid photos back

4:30 Announcement: minx gives talk on jealousy at GD2
If you’re local to Chicago, check out minx’s (and ’s talk on jealousy this Saturday, April 8th, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at GD2

5:40 Topic: labels primary and secondary
What I wish I’d said when questioned about whether or not I’m actually “secondary” to Graydancer:

11:15 Topic: Tokens
How important are tokens and play rules with respect to primary/secondary? Tokens can be meaningful, but they can also be taken away. What do you think?

15:20 Listener mail
Brent comments on stealing and hiding the joy in polyamory; 17:20 Jason in VA comments on stealing; 19:15 JP comments that poly is loving, not “sexy;” 21:45 Jim used PW to stay awake when driving cross-country and wrote a glowing review of the show![blush]; 23:25Erik sent in this unofficial LDS site; 23:40 Elfin wrote in about a successful poly/BDSM and monogamous/vamilla pairing; 26:00 B wrote in that being poly helps with his wife’s DID; 27:35 J provides link to Stephen Colbert’s riff on polyamory; 28:00 Jason in Virginia describes a “polysensual”

28:45 Article: How to Share a Lover
This great article recommends leavingsyour expectations at the gate; not tolerating secrecy or lies; and clarifying your own values and goals in life.

30:15 Resource: Kinky podcast
minx recommends Kinky Sex Radio for anyone into BDSM, whether newbie or experienced.

32:10 Poly in the media
This article from the Village Voice compares Big Love with The Girls Next Door makes a call for getting polyamory on the air. Any volunteers for a poly reality TV show? Anyone? 36:00 This article by Dale Carpenter argues against the gay/polygamy slippery-slope fear; 38:05 One Many, Many Wives, Big Problems from the National Review fears that polygamy would make marriage a zero-sum game and the social ramifications thereof; Agnoster posted this reply; 43:40 The Reality of Polygamy, an article written by a lawyer, seems to think that polygamy isn’t economically viable; minx comments on welfare/public assistance catching up with new family structures; 47:30 Hers, Hers, His and Hers, the Chicago Sun-Times article on polyamory, is reasonably fair in spite of the fact that minx is reportedly a man now!

51:00-end Wrap-up
Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-202-POLY. 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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