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Growing Up in a Group Marriage

One day in the summer of 1971, my parents held hands, closed their eyes and jumped out of their conventional marriage into something strange and new. I was 9 years old at the time, and we were camping at Betsy Lake in the High Unitas Wilderness with another family of five. We were halfway into …

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Is Marriage The Union We Want?

Marriage is a hot topic these days, from gay activists fighting for equality to the conservative right insisting marriage is the very foundation of civilization and allowing gay marriage is a sign of the destruction of society. Then there is the slippery slope argument that if we allow same sex marriage it will lead to …

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Canadian Law and Polyamory: A Showdown in Court

With its appearance before the British Columbia Supreme Court approaching, the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association presented a workshop titled “The Canadian Charter Rights Case and Criminalization of Polyamorous Households” in October at Loving More’s Poly Living conference in Seattle. CPAA, with members across Canada, formed to advocate before the court as an “intervener” (interested party) …

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What’s Sex Got To Do With It?

Polyamory sends visions of orgies and free love to most people who first hear the term and definition. Even after careful explanation to the uninitiated, they still walk away thinking polyamory equals f***ing anything that moves. This belief that polyamory is about sex is what send people into a frenzy about morality, commitment and family …

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Tiger Woods Media Frenzy

When I first heard the Tiger Woods hoopla, I ignored it as just another gossip fest about someone famous.  A few days later, I was personally dismayed when I saw Tiger Woods leading the headlines in USA Today while a story about four police officers being killed in Washington State was not as important.  The …

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French Television Polyamory and The Butterfly Effect

The French show Effet Papillon(The Butterfly Effect) Canal Plus films did a show on polyamory partly filmed at the Loving More Retreat in September.  The show is in French but looks fairly positive.   It has been posted to You Tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCjghdk_pE8 . I personally enjoyed working with the French Film crew and I appreciate their …

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