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7 Signs You Are Not ‘Bad At Relationships’ – You’re Polyamorous

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Thought Catalog

This post was brought to you by Thought Catalog and Quote Catalog. By Valentina Rayas For years before discovering polyamory, I assumed that I was jus...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Dream A Little 'Ghetto Gold Dream' with Polly A

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It seems like the word "buzz" gets name-dropped more times than "fresh" did in the '80s. The difference is "fresh" will always be cool. I'll still ref...

Q&A: Bisexual Activist Robyn Ochs on Bi-visibility, Erasure, and the Future of the Bi+ Movement

Zachary Zane | Posted 07.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Zachary Zane

When I first met Robyn Ochs at a Bisexual Resource Center fundraising event in Cambridge, MA, I was star struck. As a fellow bi+ advocate and writer, ...

The New 'Sex Snobbery' That's Showing Up Everywhere

Pamela Madsen | Posted 04.13.2017 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

think that there is a new snobbery a foot. It's 'sex snobbery.' It's showing up everywhere and in the most subtle ways. I listen to sex educators and friends talk about 'other people's' sexual expression with a tone of judgement and superiority which is frankly tone deaf.

These Polyamorous People Want You To Know What Their Lives Are Really Like

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.06.2016 | Queer Voices

A new campaign aims to break down stigma, educate the public about and fight for the acceptance of polyamorous relationships. From the website OpenMin...

Peeling Back the Label: 5 Bisexuals Open Up About Polyamory

Kevin Hogan | Posted 01.14.2017 | Queer Voices
Kevin Hogan

"Poly has made me grow as a person. It's expanded my boundaries and possibilities of love, relationships and family. I'm more aware of my own emotions and more in tune with others."

This Is the Opposite of Jealousy

Renato Barucco | Posted 11.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Renato Barucco

Psychologist Bram Buunk studied the fascinating emotion we call jealousy over the course of four decades. The focus and the critical questions of his ...

'Marriage Equality' and the Politics of Love

Tim Ward | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Tim Ward

Polyamorous partners do not have the privilege of legal marriage. I interviewed author and poly advocate Dr. Anya Trahan about the Supreme Court Decision, and what she sees as the way forward for those who embrace ethical loving with multiple partners.

Single White Female Meets Polygamous West African Shaman

Tim Ward | Posted 05.21.2016 | Arts
Tim Ward

In her sexy, stormy, spiritual memoir, Honey in the River, Marsha Scarbrough explores the contemporary relevance of ancient African wisdom teachings, wrapped around a love affair with a married African shaman.

My Husband's Attraction To Other Women Turns Me On

Gracie X | Posted 05.30.2015 | Weddings
Gracie X

The seductive glow that a stranger can elicit is thrilling. Polyamorous people call it 'new relationship energy.' The sudden affirmation that a newcomer finds you desirable is a real high.

Polyamorous Relationship Lasts 46 Years (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

2015-01-31-20150130BobLanningvid.jpgThe idea of a polyamorous relationship is probably shocking to a lot of people, but for Bob Lanning and his partner Don, who was often away for his job as an airline pilot, it was just the right thing to do.

Polyamorous Community Bunks Up In New Apartment Complex

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new apartment complex in Brooklyn is celebrating all things non-monogamous. Leon Feingold, co-president of Open Love NY, spoke with HuffPost Liv...

How I Met Your Mother... and All My Polyamorous Friends

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Different people are important to you in different ways, and by cutting yourself off from everyone and putting all your eggs in one basket you're only setting yourself up for disappointment. It's very hard for one person to fill all your needs.

This Couple Has An Open Marriage So Complicated, It's Hard To Keep Track

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.10.2014 | Divorce

Michael loves his wife, Kamala. Michael also likes his 27-year-old girlfriend, Rachel. So six months ago, Kamala decided to do what most wives would n...

WATCH: What It's Like To Come Out As Polyamorous

Posted 09.10.2013 | Women

How do you reveal to your family and friends that you're polyamorous? In a September 9th HuffPost Live segment, host Alex Berg spoke with people wh...

Oops, I Slept With Your Boyfriend

Charlie Nox | Posted 10.26.2013 | Women
Charlie Nox

While I don't go searching for men in relationships, I also don't pretend I feel nothing when it's not the case. I won't try to sleep with your boyfriend, and it's extremely unlikely, but I can't promise it won't ever happen.

WATCH: 11-Year-Old Girl Raised By Polyamorous Family

Posted 03.05.2013 | OWN

Colleen is a seemingly typical 11-year-old girl. She loves horseback riding, her new phone, and her friends. But Colleen's family is anything but typi...

My Sister Is in a Three-Person Relationship; What Should I Do?

John Shore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Shore

Dear John, First, I want to thank you for doing what you do. I've been reading your books, blogs, facebook, etc. for a while now. I've had friends wh...

Polyamorous Couple: 'Jealousy Is Really Code For Other Things'

Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Ian Danskin and Aida Manduley joined HuffPost Live to share how they deal with jealousy in their polyamorous relationship. One important step that Ma...

WATCH: How I Came Out As Polyamorous To My Family

Posted 12.11.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Explaining polyamory to her family wasn't easy, but Aida Manduley wanted to be straight-forward with them. "Last year I came out to my mom and my ...

You're Bringing Who Home for the Holidays?!?!

Sierra Black | Posted 01.20.2013 | Women
Sierra Black

One year, several years ago, I asked my mom if I could bring my then-boyfriend home for Thanksgiving. "I think that would make me and your stepfather very uncomfortable," she said. It's not that she didn't like my boyfriend. It's just that I'm happily married to someone else.

In a Word: Defining 'Poly' and 'Non-Monogamy'

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

While discussing what "poly" is with a commenter on my last blog, I realized that there really isn't a reason to place a definition on it. However, there is a need for open-mindedness about other people's relationship dynamics.

Juggling Poly Needs: Different Folks, Strokes, and Needs

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

One thing about polyamory and non-monogamy that's both a blessing and a curse is that working through feelings and needs becomes an art form. It is not a scientific discovery that everyone has different needs.

Sometimes It Takes Three to Tango

John Shore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Shore

In the comments on a recent piece of mine, a woman wrote that she is polyamorous -- she is living with, in love with, deeply committed to, and basically in all ways but legally married to a man and a woman. I asked if she would be willing to let me interview her.

Transcending Boundaries: What Happens Beyond the Binary

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

A trip to transcending boundaries, something that rarely happens in a heterosexual-based society, is a way to push the envelope. Built on a growing community, there is something for everyone who has ever been viewed as "different."