Tag Archive: Ethical Nonmonogamy

Jan 17 2017

Opening Up by Tristan Taormino

[This is the text of the book review from episode thirty eight.] This week’s book is Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino. Though the title is about open relationships, the book covers anything that isn’t monogamy. Opening Up is geared both towards people new to non-monogamy and people …

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Jan 12 2017

Episode 038: Opening Up

Episode the thirty-eighth; wherein the Pageist (briefly) returns to her roots, explains why your neurotransmitters LIE and shares some exciting news about the site. The book reviewed is Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino. .48 Intro & Announcements: A new Facebook follow: Welcome to Richard! And a new …

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Nov 15 2016

My Life on the Swingset

  [This is the book review from episode 30 of the podcast] The book this episode is My Life on the Swingset: Adventures in Swinging and Polyamory by Cooper S. Beckett, which I received for free, but I’m incapable of lying about … pretty much anything but certainly how I feel about books. I talk …

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Sep 17 2016

The Evolution of Friendships and Polyamory

There was an excellent post on Medium recently about polyamory entitled The Bigger Picture of Polyamory by Jasna. There were several things that spoke to me, one is that I agree that being poly is a personality trait and not necessarily a relationship choice. She also put into words something I hadn’t been able to, …

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Aug 30 2016

The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy

[This is the text of the book review from episode 22 of the podcast.] The book reviewed in this episode is The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships and Other Adventures by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy. Other books I’ve reviewed by the authors are Spanking for Lovers by Janet W. …

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Aug 25 2016

Episode 022 The Ethical Slut

Episode the Twenty-Second; Wherein the Pageist tries a new app designed for kinksters, discovers a podcast for sexy thinkers and learns to be ethically slutty. The book reviewed this episode is The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships and Other Adventures by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy. .50 Intro & Announcements: …

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Mar 12 2016

Being Brutally Polyamorous with Ferrett Steinmetz

Ferrett Steinmetz (TheFerrett to people on Fetlife) is hilarious and honest about the highs and lows of polyamory. In this week’s mentor post, he offers some advice to someone considering ‘taking it easy’ on the poly for the sake of their new monogamous partner. Be Brutally Polyamorous “I’m polyamorous, but my partner’s new to this. …

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Mar 01 2016

A Life Less Monogamous by Cooper S. Beckett

This is the text version of the book review from Episode 5 of The Pageist podcast. [I received this book for free, but book reviewer’s honor, I’ll tell you what I really think. Listen to episode four of the podcast for my philosophy on free books and the responsibility of the reviewer.] Jennifer and Ryan …

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Feb 21 2016

Episode 005 A Life Less Monogamous

Episode the Fifth; in which The Pageist discovers monogamy is neither for the characters in the novel she reads this week nor herself! She also discovers some fun sex toys and receives her first feedback. 00.55 Intro & Announcements: I mentioned the gloriousness that is Power Exchange Summit (if you’re into power exchange) and pondered …

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Feb 13 2016

Poly Isn’t Hard with Stephanie Stevens

Poly (short for ‘polyamory’, meaning loving many) is generally known as being just the hardest thing to do without starting World War III. Stephanie Stevens (HisDesdemona on Fetlife) is here to explain why that phrase isn’t entirely accurate. For the purposes of this writing, I’m strictly discussing consensual, ethical non-monogamy/Polyamory that does not involve sexual …

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Feb 12 2016

Gaspar Noe’s Love

I wasn’t looking at the screen when Gaspar Noe’s Love started—I was looking at my laptop—and the first thing I hear is Bean saying, ‘Well, dang.’ I look up and, on my Netflix-showing screen is a woman stroking a very erect dick with her face right next to it while a dude is enthusiastically fingering …

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