Under-18 warning and redirection to Scarleteen
1:00 News and host chat
- Quick review of OpenSF:
- Meeting Cooper Life on the Swingset podcast from and Shana and Gavin Katz from the Pedestrian Polyamory podcast
- Negotiating Non-Monogamy
- Inclusion in the community
- Dossie Easton’s Pansexual Poly Sluts in Leather
- So Many Honeys, So Little Money with Heina
- Tristan Taormino has a new radio show, Sex Out Loud, every Friday at 5:00 PM Pacfic! Twitter: SexOutLoudRadio
12:00 Topic: Poly families with Sierra Black
a.blogspot.com/2012/04/on-abcs-2020-polyfamily-network-shows.html”>20/20 episode on polyamory and parenting.
Parenting questions she is asked:
- How do you find the time to be poly with a 4-year-old, a 7-year-old and an 18-year-old? Answer: this isn’t a one-way street; everyone pitches in so others can have date time.
- What do you tell the kids? Answer: Be open about who everyone is with age-appropriate information.
- What do you do when relationships end? Answer: deal with them just as you would with step-parents and keep them in the kids’ lives whenever possible.
- What advice do you have about coming out to older kids? Answer: we’re lucky because everyone in the community is open and poly and the kids have a support network.
- How are you out to the other adults in your kids’ life? School administrators, grandparents, doctors? Answer: anything you radiate normal, healthy vibes about, people will take in stride. Be comfortable, confident and open, and it’s easy to be out.
Conclusion: kids are very What’s In It for Me? They want to know that they are loved and that mommy, daddy and everyone else loves and cares about them, too.
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