Bennett could barely feel the flogger’s tails on their back. It was all muffled, hitting the energetic wall that felt like concrete, not actually feeling it make contact with their skin. By the time Reina fell into a pattern, Bennett was starting to soften. The dense thud was working the concrete into clay, clay into sand, and Bennett was starting to feel again.
We released a list of books to read at the end of March for those interested in getting started with polyamory and non-monogamy. These resources go beyond books to blogs, podcasts, movies… so here are eight podcast episodes to get you started on polyamory and non-monogamy during this lockdown!
Paige slowly took Bennett’s fingers back out of her mouth, but didn’t let go of them. “What about … “ She brought their hand down between her legs, under her slip, where she parted her thighs and led Bennett to touch her there.
Search polyamory and you’ll see the term partnered with words like “sexual revolution” and “on the rise” in several news pieces on the subject. Surely, there’s more to non-monogamy than sex, or the rebellion of joining a fad? What could it take to make being open/ polyamorous/ non-monogamous work? Eleven books and the internet’s idea of a “sexual revolution” bookshelf later, I present to you a list of some major titles relevant to queer women.
Which one do you want to be your girlfriend: mini moon, thicc moon, or mommi earth?
“Right off the top, it’s crucial for me to say this: being monogamous and being bisexual are not mutually exclusive. This is a really problematic stereotype that has to go, like yesterday.”
A how-to guide to your first polyamorous adventure, from someone who made all the mistakes so you don’t have to.
The first statement of the Relationship Anarchy Manifesto is that “Love is abundant,” so why don’t we start there? Love is abundant. What kind of love do you want to create in your life?
8 great queer women-focused poly SF/F books coming right up!
Always a side piece and never a main piece? We’ve got you covered.
“When her body shook I was filled with a fullness that almost made me cry. For me, in that moment, Dan wasn’t even in the room.”
“If y’all are close friends, you might want to make this sacrifice/compromise to preserve the friendship. Generally speaking, friends are more important than lovers, depending on how close of a friend they are.”
“Polyamory and queerness are pretty much inseparable for me in practice.”
Everyone gets jealous. It’s how you handle it that counts.
It’s kinda wild that we haven’t talked about “You Me Her” yet but listen, it’s never too late ’cause YMH is back for Season Three, and Emma has left her poly throuple and, consequently, her husband and her girlfriend Izzy, for a “dream lesbian life” in Seattle. OR HAS SHE.
Here’s how to fly your consensually non-monogamous, polyamorous, consensually open relationship or whatever else flag in your dating profile so you get the best possible interactions from it.
Here’s what to get yourself, your girlfriend, the married couple you’re sleeping with, and everyone else at the play party — all for up to 50% off!
More people than ever are in non-monogamous relationships, and new research sheds light on what factors make people — and specifically queer people — more likely to be into them.
Here’s how a 23 year old polyam queer femme living in Long Beach, CA, in a long-term relationship does poly.
How a single 31-year old pansexual non-monogamous Black woman living in Los Angeles is starting to explore poly.