This week’s Poly Weekly #203: Poly History 201 with Oberon Zell.
0:00 Introduction and host chat
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Topic: Natural Sexuality
Natural Sexuality, a hysterical blog post detailing the meeting of the Animal Association of Family Values. Our discussion features NotThat’Nilla as Lion and other animals!
Topic: Poly History 201, Oberon Zell
Oberon Zell Ravenhart speaks at the Occult Bookstore in Chicago on founding polyamory and the Church of All Worlds
1:30 Minx shares a blog post from BlagHag called “natural sexuality.” NotThatNilla and Minx read to us from the blog article.
6:00 Oberon Zell and Poly 201
Oberon talks about another scifi book, “Courtship Ritual” and how it sets examples for starting a poly family and talks further about the poly conference.
10:00 Oberon talks about how him and his family’s involvement with the poly movement started becoming less and less.
11:57 Oberon talks about a break up in his family’s relationship which led to the coming together of another one, the ravenheart clan.
13:50 He then talks about his family writing a FAQ on polyamory and how that brought media attention.
16:10 Oberon talks about how easy poly was for him and his family.
19:20 What is polyamory?
(man, i can turn it -sex i mean- into something nasty and dirty! -fs)
23:15 some of the benefits for polyamory.
33:30 Listener Feedback
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Our intro and outro music is courtesy of Pacemaker Jane, “Good Suspicions”