The new Polyamory Weekly #45 is up! Direct download is here.

0:00-3:40 Introduction, audio tech woes, and thanks to generous listeners
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to

Announcement: PW HAS MOVED ITS FEED!
Poly Weekly’s new site is at, and the new feed is iTunes will be updated soon, but to update by hand, just go into iTunes, click on the “Advanced” tab and then “Subscribe to podcast” and type “” into the box provided. Voila! Archives of 2005’s shows 1-40 will remain on

3:40-17:10 Listener mail
Tammi writes in about becoming instantly poly and about coming-out experiences; 7:00 Brent shares thoughts on the slippery slope argument around gay marriage rights and its effects on poly marriage; 9:15 Nod to PhantomMan; 9:30 Chenille asks for advice on maintaining long-distance relationships; minx mentions, an online calendar program; 15:50 Bad comments on Laurell K. Hamilton and shares links on poly and romance:
Romancing the blog

17:10-19:05 My First Experience with Two Bi Men
The full essay is available here.

19:05-26:55 Interview: Allison and Graydancer
interviews poly-friendly friend Allison, who discusses talking about poly with people who aren’t.

26:55-28:30 Sponsor: Heather’s Valentine’s Day pod shoutout

28:30-36:55 Poly in the Media
The Cuddle Puddle of Stuyvesant High School from the New York Metro section; minx comments on the fluidity of sexuality in today’s teens; 31:40 Mormons want HBO’s Big Love to Put Disclaimer at Beginning of Each Episode in the Huffington Post; minx informs Mormons that TV isn’t real, so no disclaimer is necessary; 34:15 Brent in North Carolina sent in this arcticle, “A big, big love: an outsider’s guide to polyamory” from Mountain Express, a local NC paper, a perfectly reasonable exploration and report on poly.

Like the music? It’s “Lullaby” by Jeremy Kushnier.

36:55-43:20 Listener mail: poly vs. open?
An anonymous listener asks a philosophical questions about poly vs. open relationships–is he poly because his relationship is open?

43:20-44:15 Thrown in: all about the sex

44:15-end Wrap-up
Thanks again to generous listeners for hard drive donations!
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If you like the intro/outro music, check out Pacemaker Jane, a cool band out of Ohio.


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