0:00 Introduction and host chat
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1:00 Introduction: Alan, Poly Weekly’s new Poly in the New correspondent
Meet Alan, creator and writer for the Polyamorous Percolations blog, Poly in the News. He has
3:00 Topics: Poly in the Media
Alan and Minx discuss three of the hottest poly in the media news stories:
- Dear Margo (Ann Lander’s daughter) gives advice to a poly family asking for advice on avoiding buttinskis to their lifestyle
- 8:15 Overseas Man or Guy at Home? Betty and Eddie, dual advice columnists, mention polyamory appropriately and quickly (and also appropriately) dismiss it as an inappropriate lifestyle choice for the woman who is asking for advice
- 11:30 Sandra Day O’Connor Retired Supreme Court Justice finds herself in a vee as her husband, suffering from Alzheimer’s, falls in love with a woman in his care facility; Alan mentions Ken Haslam’s founding of the PolyGeezers Yahoo! group and the idea that this is OK because our society tends to see older people as harmless sexually, why polyamory threatens people in general
Other articles covered in the Polyamory in the Media blog:
Mistress Matisse’ latest article in The Stranger on possible poly rules
Trans/queer triad goes public
Religion and poly
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