The new Polyamory Weekly #47 is up! Direct download is here.

0:00-2:25 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to

2:25-3:40 Announcement: Shadowdance podcast
Michelle Belanger is coming out with a podcast dedicated to the vampire community!

3:40-21:45 Listener mail
S writes in about dealing with herpes and HPV transmission in a poly triad; 11:55 M wrote in about jealousy and about dealing with Asperger’s syndrome in a poly relationship; 17:20 R, a Mormon, wrote in with commentary on Mormons getting pissy about Big Love; minx comments on media coverage like this at least serving to further the conversation about polygamy, polyamory and polyfidelity

21:45-25:40 Topic: bisexuality
Assisi sent in this article from an Australian paper, Labelling compels sexual switch hitters to pick a closet, about celebrities being labeled as straight or gay but never bi.

And thanks to RainbowSprite for giving permission to read her LJ essay on celebrating her own bisexuality.

25:40-36:50 Poly in the Media
Playboy Advisor advises against an “open” relationship; 27:00 This article from the San Francisco Chronicle, Marriage Proposal: Why Not Privatize? is written by a lawyer about making marriage an entirely separate area of contract law. Makes sense to me!; 30:45 A poly life: monogamy with more partners in this week’s Chicago Tribune, undoubtedly spurred by HBO’s upcoming show, Big Love, is nicely researched and well-interviewed; 35:00 And to cap it off, someone finally married a goat! A Sudanese man has been forced to take a goat as his “wife”, after he was caught having sex with the animal

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

Announcement: March 14 is the PW anniversary!
If you have audio comments, anecdotes, etc., please email them in now!

36:50-end Wrap-up
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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