Tag Archives: Ethical Nonmonogamy

Episode 068: Poly Land

Episode the sixty-eighth; Wherein the Pageist tells the story of meeting her Ultimate Hero and also shares some good news. The book reviewed is Poly Land: My Brutally Honest Adventures in Polyamory by Page Turner. .44 Intro and Announcements: New listeners in the Faroe Islands, which was a brand new place to me and was […]

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Jealousy Survival Guide by Kitty Chambliss

[This is the text of the book review from episode 67.] A couple episodes ago I interviewed the author of this week’s book—Kitty Chambliss. The interview was informative and a thoroughly enjoyable the experience. We covered some information from the book I won’t be discussing in this review (since it’s been covered on the show), […]

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Episode 065: Kitty Chambliss

Episode the sixty-fifth; Wherein the Pageist has an utterly delightful chat with the unspeakably exuberant Kitty Chambliss about jealousy in non-monogamous relationships and how to deal with it. .44 Intro and Announcements: Still no announcements because this intro was recorded very early in preparation for my husband’s brain tumour surgery. 4.11 Interview: In this episode, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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