How did the polyamory movement change in 2015?
1:00 Host chat
- We’ll be at InfinityCon in Atlanta in February!
- Curious about polyamory? Start with the reading selections in our Amazon store
3:30 Poly in the News
- Ask Amy returns with sensible advice
- Poly for the holidays: issues, advice and strategies for navigating the holidays with your families of choice and blood
7:00 Topic: Top five poly trends of 2015
- More nonfiction books gave us more poly voices to relate to.
- Stories from the Polycule by Elisabeth Sheff
- The Game Changer by Franklin Veaux
- The Husband Swap by Louisa Leontiades
- Wide Open by Gracie X
- Polly: Sex Culture Revolutionary by Polly Whitaker
- More poly news snuck into the mainstream, including being satirized in The Onion.
- Political pundits gave us air space in the wake of the same-sex marriage legalization announcement over the summer and dissenting Supreme Court judges, political pundits wondered whether the polyamorists would want marriage rights next, which brought polyamory as a topic to the dinner table.
- The poly movement saw more diversification, including gay polyamorists, over-60 polyamorists and trans folks. Additionally, the issue of emotional abuse inside our community was brought to light, and relationship anarchy gained momentum.
- Poly Weekly kicked butt! OK, maybe this is only #1 for me, but LustyGuy and I spoke at more events than ever before; we exceeded 50,000 downloads a month; we launched an email newsletter, and we even made the Buzzfeed list of top 40 places to learn everything you never learned in sex ed class!
16:45 Wrap Up
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