104 - Polyamory in Movies and TV (Live Show)

104 - Polyamory in Movies and TV (Live Show)

This is a very special live presentation by the Multiamory crew that took place in Santa Monica on January 20th, 2017. In this episode we are discussing the various ways polyamory and non-monogamous relationships are portrayed in fictional movies, TV, and webseries. From hilarious to touching to bizarre, we explore what stories are currently being told in our mainstream media, including clips from House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Futurama, and many more.

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96 - Poly Storytelling and Diversity with Director Jackie Stone

96 - Poly Storytelling and Diversity with Director Jackie Stone

This week we are excited to speak with Jackie Stone, director of the poly-themed web series, Compersion. Jackie shares with us her inspiration to tell the story of a monogamous couple opening up their marriage, and her commitment to bringing gritty realism to her storytelling. We also open up the discussion surrounding race, diversity, and representation of people of color within the media and within the poly community itself.

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65 - Romance and Polyamory

65 - Romance and Polyamory

Our culture is steeped in notions of traditional romance. In so many love songs we hear, "You're the only one for me." Our movies, TV shows, and dozens of other art forms idolize the couple, the soulmates, the star-crossed lovers. Our notions of "romance" are still heavily tied up to sexual exclusivity. If you have multiple partners, how do you get all mushy and romantic when you can't fall back on the usual monogamous phrases? In this episode, we examine the ways that art and media shape our views of romance, as well as ways to make your partners feel special and cared for outside of the language of exclusivity.

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