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With every stride forward for marriage equality, I can count on turning on the TV to find conservative talking heads lumping families like mine in with pedophilia and bestiality.
But liberals, for the most part, don’t treat us much better.
Last weekend, we went on a camping trip and sat around the campfire making s’mores, the grown-ups enjoying a few beers while my 9-year-old daughter challenged us with endless rounds of “would you rather?
I’m in a relationship with my husband of nearly 17 years, and my boyfriend, with whom I celebrated my second anniversary in May.
In the darkness of the sprawling spaces, the women, often vastly outnumbered, can be difficult to spot among the sea of suits.
But there they are, dressed in formfitting, easy-off cocktail attire, most looking like they belonged to a sorority as recently as last semester.
My ex-husband's girlfriend stared at us in bafflement. "That sounds like a made-up word for slutty.""Polyamorous" is a made-up word (it was first used in the early '90s), but it's not a made-up concept.
She was from Nebraska, and had never heard of such a thing. People across cultures have been loving more than one person at a time, engaging in multiple-partner relationships, and having open and varied sexual play for thousands of years.
Our friend was originally from San Francisco and conversation turned to talk of polyamory, that multiple-partner non-monogamy the Bay Area is rife with. Even "venue" is misleading—SVT has no fixed address and occupies a constantly shifting roster of vacant Manhattan clubs and restaurants. According to its site, a marvel of late-90s web design that still links to a My Space page, Saint Venus Theater "is an art, music, and performance inspired erotic venue." I have attended SVT just often enough to know that the only accurate piece of that statement is the word "erotic." Saint Venus is where your i Banking buddy takes you to get touchy-feely lap dances from women who do not identify as strippers.I was already in a relationship, and though my then-partner had previously been non-monogamous, I didn't think it was a good fit for me: I panic about people keeping secrets and choosing others over me.But on our first lunch together, I was as taken with Jairus's long eyelashes as with his willingness to talk about childhood challenges.