Did you ever wonder about all the things the poly-identified must deal with that the monogamous don’t? Cory and Kate did. And Cory made a list!
Introduction and host chat
Topic: Monogamous Privilege
Cory and Kate on the aggregated content: list of privileges that the monogamous-identified often take for granted. Roughly grouped by these themes:
- Poly configurations are not represented in mainstream and therefore considered other
- Monogamy is not considered a choice but poly is
- People make assumptions regarding sexuality or abuse and anyone identifying as poly is asked to represent the entire group socially
- Monogamy had inferred support for children and family
The East Portland blog’s post on Cory’s monogamous privilege checklist.
- Alan and Anna from The Ordinary Extraordinary give props to Alan’s fantastic interview. from Atlanta Poly Weekend
- Grace in Virginia comments on a seemingly jealous or insecure partner working on it and the hopeful message that initial hesitation doesn’t always mean a lack of desire to be poly.
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