Dan Savage on the very interesting topics of swinging and nonmonogamy, sharing ideas about how having an open relationship doesn’t have to mean that you or your partner have sex with everyone in sight. People get to create the relationships that work for them whether that means total monogamy or the kind of nonmonogamy that lets you occasionally make out with others and/or have sex with others.
About Dr. Debby Herbenick
Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.
For the final post in this series (here are links to Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3) we’ll examine the final 3 characteristics of minority groups based on a sociological list of 5 traits that minority groups tend to [...]
- Does Being Gay Make You A Minority? Part 3
- Does Being Gay Make You A Minority? Part 2
On January 1, I sent out my first newsletter. Over the past few years, I’ve dedicated more of my research to understanding how sex, intimacy, and affection fit together, so it seemed fitting to share this with subscribers. If you’d [...]
- Activist Pick-Up Lines
- Stereotypes About Kink And Alternative Sexualities
Perhaps I should clarify: compulsory monogamy is already mainstream. It’s already the norm, and a largely unexamined one at that. What I mean to discuss here is how the idea of compulsory monogamy is now under discussion in the mainstream, thanks [...]
- Amelia Earhart... Was Non-Monogamous?
- Book Review: What Does Polyamory Look Like? By Mim Chapman
I was lucky enough to attend a lecture at the Kinsey Institute recently, titled “The Tyranny of Two: Are Love and Non-Monogamy Incompatible?” by Curtis R. Bergstrand. What follows is a summary of my hastily-penned notes, which I think are [...]
- MSP Sex Q&A: What are polyamorous relationships like? Can they work?