The new Polyamory Weekly #61 is up! Direct download is here.

0:00 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to Thanks to (a professional voiceover guy!) for the voiceover warning.

, host of Rope Weekly podcast sits in to co-host this week; appeal to help out last week’s guest, Monk, who just had a fire in his workshop. Visit his lover, Mistress Matisse‘s site for donations

2:50 Polyamorous songs
Ohpun sent in this link to culture FAQ’s, including a list of poly songs, 4:50 Katie suggested poly song from Cabaret; click here for full lyrics

5:40 Resource: Poly Jewelry
Thanks for this week’s donation; check out Abzu Designs poly jewelry gallery for poly jewelry

6:15 Listener mail
Andy wrote in commenting that the show is a bit heavy on BDSM content for his tastes; minx encourages listeners to take PW Listener Poll #1 and PW Listener Poll #2 so you can have a voice in show content; 7:50 minx and discuss the Contract of Wifely Expectations that came to light a while back; 12:45 discussion of conservative-bashing and whether poly is a lifestyle platform; 17:00 Merrick Monroe commented to show blog about a poly-friendly song by Snake River Conspiracy album Sonic Jihad; 17:50 & comment about having multiples to beat people up; 19:40 listener writes in with advice: don’t tell your lover more than he/she wants to know, but find out WHY the comfort level exists; shares a story

27:20 Conversation with Sheva
discusses her concept of the “skin suit” and sense of self, plus a bit of therapy for the minx and sheva’s advice on how to reconcile being a strong, independent woman with truly being present in a relationship

54:50 Poly in the Media
Hijacking the Civil Rights Legacy is an unsurprisingly narrow-minded article ganked from the Weekly Standard; 57:15 This sovo article makes a relevant point about separating the gay marriage rights fight and the poly marriage rights one; 59:35 This Telegraph article from the UK argues for keeping the state out of bedrooms–which works fine, if you don’t want any civil rights accorded married couples

1:02:40 Wrap-up
Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at or call the listener comment line at 206-202-POLY. 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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