Man Says Letting His Wife Sleep Around Helped Him ‘Get’ Feminism

Open marriage can teach its participants about a lot of things—trust, communication, attraction, the limits of our own possessive and jealous hearts—and now we’ve got one more to add to the list, with this one man who says that agreeing to sleep with other people has helped him finally get feminism. Readers, however,… »7/21/15 2:30pm7/21/15 2:30pm

Mom, I Have Two Boyfriends: How I Discovered I Was Polyamorous at 27

Almost every girl has a movie that breaks her. It's usually something intended for children, like Cinderella. The girl watches it and gets hooked on this idea that if she has an impossibly tiny waist and can talk to birds, eventually she'll stumble upon the man of her dreams. He'll put her in a carriage, and for some… »3/16/15 12:20pm3/16/15 12:20pm

What If Katniss Didn't Have to Choose Between Peeta and Gale?

NPR's Linda Holmes wrote a great article about the gender dynamics in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and concluded, "…you could argue that Katniss' conflict between Peeta and Gale is effectively a choice between a traditional Movie Girlfriend and a traditional Movie Boyfriend." I do love the way Holmes puts this. … »12/03/13 6:00pm12/03/13 6:00pm

"A Jealousy That Is Not Warranted": The Pros And Cons Of Polyamory

Polyamory is becoming more mainstream lately — mainstream enough, that is, to be the subject of a lifestyle piece by Alex Williams in the Times »10/06/08 1:00pm10/06/08 1:00pm yesterday. It's still fringe enough, though, that the could only get two polyamorists to go on the record about it, and that Williams treats the whole practice as sort of…

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