PW #92: Three Legal Parents!

The new Polyamory Weekly #92: Three Legal Parents! is up! Direct download is here.

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0:00 Introduction and host chat
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to www.scarleteen.com How fun was it to meet Marc and Fausto from the Feast of Fools podcast? minx tells an embarrassing story about meeting Fausto!

4:15 Listener Mail
Deb calls in to comments on the needs vs. wants discussion; minx comments on being addicted to sugar

7:50 Poly in the Media
sent in an advice columnist giving uninformed advice to a poly question in the Peoria Morning Star; minx argues that most people don’t “choose” monogamy–they’re not aware of other options, so monogamy is the unquestioned default; minx comments on the biological nature of monogamy based on studies discussed in The Myth of Monogamy; minx also chuckles off the columnist’s “survey” giving choices of monogamy or serial monogamy;

16:50 Topic: Canada Declares Three Legal Parents
Val provided this link to a CBC audio program on this story; RatBastid pointed out this article on Yahoo! explains the logic of the court decision being in the best interest of the child; the Alliance for Marriage and Family (no surprise) opposes this as outside the “realm of nature” and asks why we should stop at three parents, why not more–she’s onto something here!!; not suprisingly, no reasons for limiting the number of loving parents are given

22:55 Poly in the Media
Amy Gahran sent in this article on an alternative radio station in Bloomington that adresses not just GLBT issues but also related issues like polyamory.

25:25 Wrap-Up
Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-202-POLY. And hey, why not attach an audio comment to that email? :-) Check out PolyWeekly at polyweekly.libsyn.com. Thanks for listening!

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

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