Category Archives: Observations

  1. Reblogged: On outing yourself and doing the heavy lifting

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    August 1, 2013 by aggiesez

    Originally posted on Research to be Done:
    So, feminism. I’ve been doing a fair amount of thinking and talking, lately, about whether or…

  2. Dan Savage: Being out is doing the heavy lifting


    June 14, 2013 by aggiesez

    One complaint I often hear during Pride Month is: “What’s so important about being out? Why do gay/bi/trans people have …
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  3. Dan Savage on why you don’t hear about successful open relationships


    June 14, 2013 by aggiesez

    It’s Pride Month — and this weekend in particular, many cities are holding large Pride Parades and other celebrations of …
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  4. Why vulnerability doesn’t really suck (from a confessed sore loser)


    May 23, 2013 by aggiesez

    Personally, I loathe feeling vulnerable, which often happens when I have to do something difficult in a relationship. Like I …
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  5. Monogamy, polyamory, whatever: It’s about choice!


    May 8, 2013 by aggiesez

    Knowledge is power — especially, the power to choose. Default settings often annoy me because I prefer knowing what my …
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  6. Civil unions are cool, even though they only solve part of the couple privilege problem


    May 1, 2013 by aggiesez

    Here in Colorado last night I accompanied two friends to the local County Clerk’s office at midnight to celebrate them …
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  7. I’m giving up on solo polyamory, it’s just too hard


    April 1, 2013 by aggiesez

    I feel like such a hypocrite admitting this, after all I’ve written over the last several months. But the truth …
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  8. Under the influence of lovers, friends, and myself


    March 20, 2013 by aggiesez

    One reason I treasure relationships — everything from lighter friendships and casual lovers to deep abiding romances and partnerships — …
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  9. Clueing in poly newbies about solo poly people


    January 8, 2013 by aggiesez

    I regularly attend the weekly meetups of my local poly community. Here, the first meetup of the month is always …
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  10. What’s wonderful about being polyamorous, solo and single, part 2


    December 17, 2012 by aggiesez

    This cracks me up: When I mention to someone who’s not polyamorous that I am poly, they often say something …
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