The Surprisingly Long History of Polyamorous & Non-Monogamous Films in Hollywood

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Today’s piece is a guest blog post from KC James. One half of that kick-ass wedding Page wrote about recently, KC studied filmmaking and is an avid collector of analog film media. His regular online haunt is Popcorn Logic: Film & Television where he writes about film and TV trivia.

And check out what he wrote for Poly Land today:

The Surprisingly Long History of Non-Monogamous Films in Hollywood

Since their introduction in 1895,  » Read more

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“I Was Slapped in the Face During Sex Without My Consent. Was I Raped?”

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Bit of a personal one, but here goes.

I was in a relationship with a guy who was kinky and poly. I was definitely curious to the kink side of things. I’d also had some abuse in my background. My “friend” and I talked about all of this. I don’t know if me being curious and interested amounts to consent,  » Read more

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Everything I’ve Ever Learned About Non-Monogamy My Puppy Taught Me All Over Again

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Today’s piece is a guest blog post from Fluffy, an academic in-training, who is studying organizational behavior in hopes of making the world a better place.

They previously contributed four articles to Poly.Land:

  1. Is There a Right Time or Way to Break Up a Relationship?
  2. I Was Treated as a Disease Vector: Why There Are So Few Gay Men in Pansexual Polyamory
  3. Being Single Sucks,
  4.   » Read more

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Consent Culture Is Hard, Yo.

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Today’s piece is a guest blog post from Fluffy, an academic in-training, who is studying organizational behavior in hopes of making the world a better place.

They previously contributed three articles to Poly.Land:

  1. “Is There a Right Time or Way to Break Up a Relationship?” 
  2. “I Was Treated as a Disease Vector: Why There Are So Few Gay Men in Pansexual Polyamory”
  3. “Being Single Sucks,
  4.   » Read more

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Happy Valentine’s Day to All of You — Especially Our Guest Contributors!

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Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!

I just wanted to take a moment and thank the guest writers who have contributed to Poly Land over the past 2 years. I do my best to deliver quality content, but I am only one person.  Part of what I envisioned when I started to publish articles on Poly Land every day was the opportunity to bring OTHER voices into the conversation and help to provide a more rich mix of perspectives.  » Read more

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Is There a Right Time or Way to Break Up a Relationship?

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Today’s piece is a guest blog post from Fluffy, an academic in-training, who is studying organizational behavior in hopes of making the world a better place.

They previously contributed two articles to Poly.Land:

  1.  “I Was Treated as a Disease Vector: Why There Are So Few Gay Men in Pansexual Polyamory”
  2. “Being Single Sucks,
  3.   » Read more

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Who Shouldn’t Be Polyamorous?

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Today’s article is a guest blog post by Matthew Shadrake.

Matt is a polyamorous switch and a big ole softie. He has previously contributed 3 posts to Poly.Land:

  1. Twin Demons: How I Learned About Toxic Masculinity and Toxic Monogamy
  2. The Difference Between Having Preferences and Being a Prejudiced Asshole in Online Dating
  3. Firing a Gun Into a Dark Room: Strip Clubs,
  4.   » Read more

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Proximity, Social Pressure, and Same Sex Erasure in Polyamorous Relationships

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Today’s guest post is from LH, a poly, kinky, queer lady, who identifies as a lesbian. She feels lucky to have found a primary partner who is sweet and loving and makes her feel valued, and a secondary partner whose steady support is a foundation for her. She has been challenged and grown a lot safely,  » Read more

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