Tag Archives: society

  1. Polyamory does not equal hierarchy (and why it’s a problem to talk as if it does)


    October 31, 2014 by aggiesez

    It’s still pretty common to hear people habitually use hierarchical terms such as “primary/secondary” when discussing any polyamorous or otherwise …
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  2. How to be an everyday poly (and solo) ally


    October 11, 2013 by aggiesez

    Hey folks, it’s National Coming Out Day! Congrats to everyone who’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer — you’re wonderful, …
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  3. What’s wonderful about being solo, polyamorous, and single, part 1


    December 17, 2012 by aggiesez

    Taking stock at the end of 2012, I’ve realized there are many things wonderful about being solo, and polyamorous, and …
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  4. Couple privilege: Your thoughts?


    December 3, 2012 by aggiesez

    No matter how egalitarian you are, privilege exists. We’re all soaking in it — even in the polyamorous/open relationship community. …
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  5. Why I say “non-primary,” not “secondary”


    November 30, 2012 by aggiesez

    I’m a writer and editor by profession, so I choose words carefully. In this blog I deliberately refer to “non-primary” …
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  6. Riding the relationship escalator (or not)


    November 29, 2012 by aggiesez

    UPDATE FEBRUARY 2017: I’ve just published a new book based on this unexpectedly popular post. Stepping Off the Relationship Escalator: …
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  7. Non-primary partners tell: How to treat us well


    November 27, 2012 by aggiesez

    SPECIAL NOTE: This blog post touches on one of many themes I’ll be covering in my forthcoming crowdsourced book on …
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  8. Trentonian columnist Jeff Edelstein cracks the poly closet door

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    August 29, 2012 by aggiesez

    Today I have a little more faith in humanity — and it came, from all places, a newspaper. Go figure. …
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