Category Archives: inspiration

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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Jealousy-Inducing Beliefs

Here is a great excerpt from the article I’m reading today. Authors McCullough and Hall discuss how jealousy is not inevitable, natural, or something that cannot be eventually overcome or understood. They write: “Our culture seems addicted to three core … Continue reading

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Short & Not-So-Sweet

All of the poly people I know that are in the closet as poly (at least partially) work for corporate America. The ones that are “out” work in academia, are unemployed, or are freelance artists or own their own business. … Continue reading

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“Polyamory Across the Disciplines”: A Transcript

I am very excited and grateful to be presenting some of my dissertation research this weekend at a graduate student conference, hosted by The English Department at the University of Cincinnati. The theme of the conference is “Being Undisciplined“–which fits … Continue reading

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An Overview of Poly in the Popular Media; and, A Gift of Sources

I’ve been a busy little bee, lately, drafting Chapter 2. In two full weeks of crazy, hermetic work (where I holed myself up in my office with my lovely books and sometimes forgot to eat, forgot what day of the … Continue reading

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A thank you note

A most-massive thank you goes out to sexualities scholar Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, editor of  Plural Loves and author of Gaia and the New Politics of Love. Her tremendously insightful encouragement, advice, and general support has been invaluable as I make my … Continue reading

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Coming out of the closet to my family…

Through a very unique and unexpected set of circumstances, I was motivated to finally “come out” as both poly and queer to some key members of my family. (If you want to know more about those specific details, please email … Continue reading

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