So you’ve figured out that you’re polyamorous. Awesome! But you’re also currently in a monogamous relationship. Uh-oh. Entering into a polyamorous relationship from a previously monogamous one can take work – but not only is it not impossible. It also can lead to healthier, more fulfilling relationships! Check out this comic to learn how to talk to your partner about your polyamory.
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She’s got a great message about monogamy, too. Does this change or support anything you already knew or thought about polyamory?
“Why isn’t one person enough?” People have a lot of questions about polyamory. In this video, polyamorous people share some answers, breaking down misconceptions and giving advice on starting and sustaining non-monogamous relationships. So if you’re a polyamorous person or you wonder what it’s like to be one, enjoy this light-hearted clip on being true to who you are.
Know anyone so fed up with the lack of ethics in non-monogamy that they’ve given it up? This author’s tempted to be one of them. Let’s unpack the assumptions that can make this community an unethical place to be.
Do you know about the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope? When this sexist idea shows up in polyamorous relationships, the result can be toxic, and here’s how.
So you’ve been reading about polyamory and have decided it’s something you want to try. Or maybe you’re still thinking about it, but don’t have a clear sense of where you’d even begin. It can take some time to figure out how polyamory works best in your life. Here are a few tips, guidelines, and things to consider for people just starting out in the poly world.
You’re not imagining it. When people suggest that racism is over, they’re ignoring a lot of undeniable truths. Here’s a comic that brings reality back into the conversation about race.
We laughed, and then we wondered: What does this say about how we understand leadership?
Ever feel like people treat you the way they wouldn’t want to be treated? Here a chance to recognize that. Some of our cultural norms reveal that many people operate by some pretty messed up double standards. This comic puts those standards side-by-side so we can understand exactly what’s wrong here and do something to make sure we all get the respect we deserve.
Street harassment, and the expectation that women exist to be objectified, can make one little smile into a much bigger deal. Can you relate?
In a world that values youth and beauty way more than it should, how can you “age well” as a feminist? Try these affirming strategies!
What’s the real reason why these dudes can’t handle a conversation about sexism without saying “not all men?” This comic nails it.
“What about sexism in Muslim countries?” Let’s talk about what derailing “first world” feminism for “more important issues” really means – this comic tells it like it is.
“You can’t go out like that!” Do you have to wear a bra? Here are some of the body-shaming reasons people would say so – with some empowering alternative ideas.
“Because stretched skin isn’t a ‘failure.’” If common ideas about stretch marks (even some of the “positive” ones) make you feel ashamed, here’s a kinder view.
They’re just shoes – but these judgments reveal a lot about society’s attitudes about women. Can you relate to any of these people?
Have you come across any confusing ideas about what ‘counts’ as rape? This guide clears up so many common questions – here’s what everyone needs to know about what rape means.
Women smile for a lot of reasons. So why is it that harassers always want to make it about them?
Women’s clothing choices are constantly under attack; this comic shows how. Can you relate?
Ahhh, movie magic romance. So daring, so swoon-worthy, so… stalkerish. The media has an interesting way of presenting love to the masses. Namely, it takes blatantly abusive behavior and manipulates the audience into thinking it’s romantic. And that can be really dangerous. Check out this comic to see examples of how those popular cinematic moments should have gone.