Archive for 'Media Reactions'

A Multiplicity of Valentine Hearts

A Multiplicity of Valentine Hearts

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love. Kids scrawl out valentines to exchange at school. Stores are packed with cards, flowers and chocolates of every kind. Red and pink satin and lace lingerie litter the shopping malls. A day focused on couples, or at least coupling, makes it easy to forget that Love doesn’t have to be limited to only one person or that ...

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End of Summer Loving More Update

End of Summer Loving More Update

Just one week until we leave for New York and the Loving More Polyamory Retreat. There is still room and we would love to have more people join us.

We have been working hard for the last six weeks as we pull everything back together after the fire, both personally and for Loving More Nonprofit. We are gearing up for the Loving More Polyamory Retreat next week, ...

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Real Polyamorous Families

The concept of polyamory is often misunderstood by the general public and the media. Tell someone you are polyamorous and it conjures images for the average person of swing parties and clubs with people getting it on in dark corners or polygamous families with men controlling unhappy sister wives and lots of children. These images perpetuated by Hollywood are not polyamory, nor do they even represent ...

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Doing a Media Interview? Tempted? Make sure it’s not Poly in, Garbage Out

Whether you are going on Jerry Springer or just want to explain poly to your best friend, these me dia tips should help you get your message across clearly.

by John Ullman, 2002, revised 2009

Originally published in Loving More Magazine issue #30

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Polyamory interview on Radio Netherlands International English Program The State We’re In

The State We’re In, is an English language international show on world affairs.  We had the pleasure of doing an interview with them last week which is available currently at http://www.rnw.nl/english/radioprogramme/state-were.  This week’s show features my partners Jesus, Ben and I talking about our relationship with each other and how polyamory works for each of us.  It is very positive and in my opinion well done.  I was struck by them asking Ben a question about what he ...

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The Marginalizing of Polyamory by Mainstream Media and Academia

On Wednesday April 7, 2010 at the Conference on World Affairs a panel presentation was being presented From Monogamy to Polyamory and Everything in Between.  Wow this is great that polyamory is being included in the Conference on World Affairs held annually at the University of Colorado in Boulder.  Just one problem, on the panel of “experts” there was not one person who really knew or understood polyamory.  The local polyamory group in Boulder caught wind of this via Amy ...

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MomLogic.com on Polyamory and Raising Kids

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Robyn Trask of Loving More interviewed, along with several other awesome poly’s, for an article on raising kids in poly families by  Mom Logic.  The article is actually nice.  As is typical many of the comments are scathing.

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For some, being polyamorous provides more love and support for the kids than does being in a monogamous household.

Ronda Kaysen: Most nights, Matt Bullen’s 7-year-old ...

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Polyamory Makes the Daily Show

daily-show-334x350Well polyamory of a sort.  I was watching the Daily Show last evening when they did a story on gays wanting not only marriage rights but the right to get divorced.  In their true comedic style, they were doing an exaggerated story about a minister who opposes gays getting divorced  “No Gay Out – Jason Jones believes that God Intended man and woman to be stuck in a loveless union, not gays” ...

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Robyn Trask guest on Defy the Box Radio Tonight

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Robyn Trask, Director of Loving More, will be a guest on Defy the Box Radio tonight January 12, 9:00pm eastern time.  You can tun in if you wish at defytheboxradio.com.

Here is the information from their website;  Loving More : Living a Polyamorous Life Robyn Trask from Loving More will be here to discuss what this life choice is really all about.

If ...

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Poly people needed for Media interviews and TV

heart-peopleMedia interest in polyamory is increasing and we have need currently for poly people willing to talk to the press.  In the past few days I have been contacted by five different media people for stories on polyamory.  We are looking for the following, poly people in the bay area of California, 20 and 30 something poly men are two very specific needs.  One of these is for NBC ...

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