137 - Intersectionality and Polyamorous Communities (with therapist Ruby Bouie Johnson)

137 - Intersectionality and Polyamorous Communities (with therapist Ruby Bouie Johnson)

We're very pleased to speak with Ruby Bouie Johnson, sex therapist and founder of PolyDallas Millennium, an annual symposium of presentations and workshops on polyamory with a focus on centering people of color, queer, and gender fluid voices. Ruby shares with us her thoughts on the need for an intersectional focus in poly communities, handling tokenism, and the value that a polyamory- and kink-friendly therapist can bring to a client who may be monogamous or vanilla.

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89 - Make Poly Great Again

89 - Make Poly Great Again

This week, the Multiamory crew is pissed off. The current political climate has inspired us to vent about a number of topical things that get under our skin: toxic masculinity, sexual harassment, the alt right, and more. In particular, we examine how the polyamorous community is not immune to these things, as well as addressing what steps everyone can take to turn things around.

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69 - How to Find Polyamorous Partners Offline

69 - How to Find Polyamorous Partners Offline

The Multiamory crew have often discussed strategies for finding dating partners through online dating. But what about finding partners in real-life? Can you find poly-friendly partners out at a bar? How do you flirt while also conveying important information about your lifestyle?

We give you a collection of our favorite tips for flirting while out and about, including the best ways to make connections at poly meetups and making agreements for wingman/wingwoman-ing for your partner. And exclusive for our Multiamory podcast listeners, we explain our individually patented flirting techniques: Jase's Conversational Gambit, Emily's Direct Declaration, and Dedeker Throws the Book at You.

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58 - Cross-poly-nation: Dating Within Your Inner Circle

58 - Cross-poly-nation: Dating Within Your Inner Circle

There are a lot of unspoken rules for who you can or cannot date. Traditionally, your friends, your friend's exes, your ex's friends, roommates, etc etc are off the table. But with it so hard to find polyamorous or non-monogamous dating partners, sometimes your options are limited. Is it okay to date within your poly community? What about dating your partner's friends, exes, or even current partners?

The Multiamory crew has extensive experience with dating within our community of poly friends. Believe it or not, it is possible to do without causing major drama or stepping on toes. In this episode, we go over the main things that you need to know in order to navigate overlapping relationships with grace and ease.

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