219 - Labels By Any Other Name

219 - Labels By Any Other Name

Millennials don’t do labels these days or do they? Some folks despise labels while others live and die by them. Today we describe labeling the holy trinity - Sexuality, Gender and Relationship Styles. We describe our experiences and difficulties with labeling our own individual selves and how those labels have changed or even evolved over time. 

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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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119 - Asexual Polyamory

119 - Asexual Polyamory

This week the Multiamory crew is happy to talk with The One True Will, former facilitator of the Gracefully Poly Facebook group. Will has identified as both asexual and polyamorous for a number of years, and on this episode he answers all of our n00b questions about the asexuality spectrum, demisexuality, gender dynamics, and...dragons?!?

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114 - Privilege and Polyamory

114 - Privilege and Polyamory

This week, we are discussing privilege and polyamory -- the different advantages and disadvantages that we often forget about when approaching non-traditional relationships. This is a hot-button topic that often sparks emotions and defensiveness, but we wanted to open up the conversation, daunting as it is. In this episode, we discuss many different factors that affect privilege -- race, class, skin color, gender identity, disability, just to name a few in a very long list. 

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105 - The Smart Girl's Guide to Polyamory

105 - The Smart Girl's Guide to Polyamory

Our own Dedeker Winston's book, The Smart Girl's Guide to Polyamory comes out internationally today and we are so excited to be able to interview her about the book and share our own experiences with reading it. Dedeker talks to us about the importance of creating a book that empowers women to have agency in their relationships and shares some of the insights she gained and experiences she had during the two-year process of writing this comprehensive guide to Polyamory for the modern world. Though the book may be aimed toward women, it's inviting and accessible to anybody regardless of gender.  10/10 Would Recommend!

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101 - Gender Non-Conformity 101

101 - Gender Non-Conformity 101

This week on Multiamory, Jase and Emily get all Gender Non-Specific
with our special guest, professional cuddliest and dominatrix, Tate
Ashley!  Tate helps us explore queer theory, gender "extremes" vs.
gender "middle ground", and language and its inefficiency when
referring to gender non-conformity. The three of us also reveal the
childhood experiences that helped shape our own personal gender
identity and sexuality.

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95 - All About Consent with Sex Nerd Sandra

95 - All About Consent with Sex Nerd Sandra

This week the Multiamory crew is very excited to intereview sex educator and podcast host for The Nerdist, Sex Nerd Sandra! Sandra takes us through the complex world of consent within relationships and sexual encounters. We discuss the education about consent, the ways that men and women both respect and violate consent differently, and also about how delicious FRIES are.

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78 - Gender, Bisexuality, and Fairness

78 - Gender, Bisexuality, and Fairness

Sexual orientation and gender identity are currently hot-button topics. The non-monogamous community attracts many people who are exploring alternative identities, but many of the challenges in dating, acceptance, and personal discovery remain the same. How do you operate with grace and confidence iIn a culture that isn't necessarily fair to everyone? 

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