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Nonmonogamy

Who Are 'The Polyamorists Next Door'?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Elisabeth Sheff's interest in polyamory isn't strictly academic. Or it wasn't, anyway. "When I was 22 I met a man who wanted to be non-monogamous a...

Are Gay Men Scared of Monogamy?

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

It seems to me that if we want our relationships and marriages to be accepted by our straight counterparts, then maybe it's time to keep a lid on what exactly it is that we do behind closed doors. Maybe it's just no one's business.

Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Irene Monroe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

We have to ask ourselves whether monogamy is a natural instinct in us or a social construct devised to protect and regulate the institution of heterosexual marriage.

We're Here, We're Queer, We're Monogamish

Matthew Lewis | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Matthew Lewis

There's nothing like my first-date dinner companion telling me he hopes I can someday play with him and his partner together. I don't know what happened to first-date etiquette, but this information might have been useful before wooing me into thinking you're a man I could settle for.

Monogamish

Gregory Cason, Ph.D. | Posted 05.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Gregory Cason, Ph.D.

Dan Savage coined the term "monogamish" to describe his relationship and others that do not exactly conform to the rigid construct of monogamy. As someone who believes that rigidity is at the heart of most, if not all, psychopathology, I was intrigued. It spoke to me.

Your Boyfriend Lives With His Husband?

David Duran | Posted 12.05.2012 | Gay Voices
David Duran

Having lived all over the country in several metropolitan cities, I have experienced and learned a lot about queer culture and diversity within our community, but nothing has shocked me more than what I learned in San Francisco. Gay men here mostly play by different rules.

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

Amy Shiner | Posted 12.03.2012 | Gay 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.

Poly-Baiting: Why We Need A More Inclusive LGBT Movement

Vivienne Chen | Posted 05.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Vivienne Chen

If LGBTQ activists continue to say that relationships are really about committing to the people we love regardless of gender, race, creed, etc., then maybe society should allow us to commit to the people (plural) we love.