"triad." (167) Moreover, many asexuals share with polyamorists
I HAD NO IDEA WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS GATHERING OF SWINGERS, POLYAMORISTS
, SADO' MASOCHISTS, TRANSSEXUALS, AND OTHER NONTRADITIONAL TYPES OF FOLKS ...
She considers how these norms inform polyamorists
' experiences of jealousy, how and to what extent they resist the regulation of emotion and sexuality and create alternatives to meet their needs, and to what extent these re-imagined emotional rules translate into compersion or instead reproduce the dominant model in society.
Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families considers the phenomenon of polyamoris families, in which people hold emotional and sexual relationships with multiple people at the same time with the support of their partners, and is a fine discussion of how these relationships work.
One of the arguments used by both swingers and polys (as polyamorists
are known) is that the prevalence of cheating among married couples is high and that this element of cheating is absent with swinging and polyamory.
He also rejected arguments by intervening organizations representing polyamorists
and civil libertarians, who argued that Section 293 of the Criminal Code is overly broad and criminalizes consenting adults.
may engage in long-term relationships in triads, quads or networks.
I 'googled' "Daphne Bramham polyamory" recently and her excellent article, "Polyamorists
want court to declare group love legal," as well as other information, came up.
(25) In the literature of sexual liberationism, a standard complaint of polyamorists
and others is that self-styled "conservative" gay and lesbian activists are throwing other sexual minorities overboard by promoting the acceptance of homosexual relations by depicting such relations as governed by conventional norms of monogamy and sexual exclusivity.
(7) Examples include, but are not limited to, pansexuals, asexuals, swingers, sado-masochist subjects, polyamorists
, fetishists, cross-dressers, drag performers, two-spirited, intersexes, and those who simply refuse to have their sexuality defined.
Here we meet lots of polyamorists
- all from the US.
Jealousy and ownership is less likely, and polyamorists
" even have a word for the opposite feeling they experience, called "compersion".