Author Archives: Anya Light

About Anya Light

Anya Light, PhD, is an author, intuitive guide, spiritual teacher, Reiki master, sacred companion, and poet.

Farewell Post

Greetings! This is the final post in this blog. A bittersweet moment indeed. Yesterday, I gave a public defense of my dissertation, and my work was approved by my faculty committee. My project is complete! Hooray! I know that some … Continue reading

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My project’s purpose: A Bridge

When I try to summarize my project in my own mind, the image of a bridge arises. I think of this dissertation, Relationship Literacy and Polyamory: A Queer Approach, as being a bridge, a transition to a new place. The … Continue reading

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Hearts on Fire: Together in Ecosexual Love

One of the major poly activists of our time, Professor Serena Anderlini D’Onofrio, is co-creating a documentary about ecosexuality and polyamory. The documentary, titled “Hearts on Fire,” is still in the planning phase…and, she needs the public’s input! Please spread … Continue reading

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Draft of Thanks!

Today I decided to take a brief detour from working on Chapter five, and I got together a draft of my acknowledgements page. Here it is! Maybe you will see your name here and feel warm fuzzies. *** Acknowledgements   … Continue reading

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Honest Monogamy

Something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately, as I work on the final chapter of dissertation, is the difference between compulsory monogamy and what I like to call honest monogamy. Compulsory monogamy is when two people get together and just … Continue reading

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Chapter 5….and life

I’ve begun to write chapter five, the final chapter of this dissertation. And, I find myself feeling melancholy. Some life challenges have presented themselves, and I haven’t had the energy to work lately as hard as I usually do. I … Continue reading

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Categories & Binaries?

My vision of the queer–poly blend goes beyond just promoting, celebrating, or exposing additional identities or additional categories. Though this is a noble goal, eventually we may find that we are exhausted at adding one more letter in long acronyms … Continue reading

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