Episode 52: The Places You Will Go

Jennifer and Angela are joined by Carise Rotach-Beard (you may remember her from Episode 38) to discuss the concept of evolving relationships and the future of Poly In The Cities.

 

You can direct any questions or comments by leaving a voicemail or text message at (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

 

Other Resources discussed on the show:

 

More Than Two

Inside50Shades.com

Mating In Captivity

 

 

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From The Archives: Buddhism and Polyamory

For this episode, we are joined by scottie hall, creator and facilitator of Dharma Core, a Minneapolis based Queer Meditation Community group that is a part of the Common Ground Meditation Center.  They came to the Poly In The Cities lab to share how the philosophies of Buddhism can compliment polyamory.  It was a very insight dialogue.

Also — LISTENER MAIL!!!

 

You can direct any questions or comments by leaving a voicemail or text message at (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

 

Other resources mentioned on the show:

Redefining Our Relationships: Guidelines for Responsible Open Relationships by Wendy-O Matik

Rewriting The Rules: An Integrative Guide to Love, Sex, and Relationships by Meg Barker

Rilke on Love and Other Difficulties: Translations and Considerations

Against The Stream Meditation Society

Spirit Rock Meditation Center

 

 

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From The Archives: Fidelity

In this episode, we are joined by local performer and Dominatrix Sweet Lilly Bee to talk about the concept of fidelity, self care, and how it can apply to ethical non-monogamy.  She came armed with a massive dictionary, folks — no lie!  See for yourself:

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Other links mentioned on the show:

“Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)”

 

 

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From The Archives: Abuse In Kink

** CONTENT WARNING TO OUR LISTENERS: This topic may create strong emotional reactions and we want to strongly encourage everyone to listen (or not listen) to your own comfort levels.  Please exercise self care when listening to this episode.***

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO POLY IN THE CITIES!!!!  We’ve made to our first year!  Hooray!

Today, we are joined by Emily and Shawny, local sex educators in the twin cities who have gracious agreed to join us in the celebration of “Sextember” by talking about how abuse can happen in the kink community, how to recognize it, and how you can support others who are experiencing it.

You can direct any questions or comments by leaving a voicemail or text message at (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

 

Resources mentioned on the show:

Kink Friendly Professionals

The difference between S/M and Abuse

BDSM vs Abuse

Consent Violations Survey

The Dirty Normal

Healing Sex

 

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Episode 51: Male Bisexuality with Cooper Beckett

For this episode, we are joined by Cooper Beckett, podcaster of the Life on the Swingset Podcast and author of My Life on the Swingset as well as A Life Less Monogamous.

Cooper joins us via Skype to discuss the topic of male bisexuality as well as his thoughts about human sexuality, polyamory, and the influence that politics plays.  He even contributes his own #smellslikesoup story!

If you’d like to purchase one of his books, listen to this episode find out how you can use a special code just for Poly In The Cities listeners to get 10% off from his website!

You can direct any questions or comments by leaving a voicemail or text message at (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

 

 

Other resources mentioned on this show:

Swingset.fm

Full Disclosure Podcast with Eric Barry (Episode 123 with Cooper Beckett)

Life on The Swingset Podcast: Episode 241 — “Men, We Need To Talk”

 

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Episode 50: #ItTakesASexyVillage

WE MADE IT!!  This is Episode 50!!

To join us for the close of “Sextember” is Mistress Mara, a local Dominatrix, who you may remember from Episode 24 (Kink and Non-Monogamy).  She has graciously come back to the Poly In The Cities studio to share with us the latest happenings regarding her work with the local kink community as well as discussing a topic that is near and dear to her heart: the importance of community to thrive as your true and authentic self.  Mara is an amazing supporter of our show and we are always grateful for her wisdom.

We are also using episode 50 to launch two new features for our show: #smellslikesoup and “Poly In Your City”, where we will showcase a non-profit community organization dedicated to supporting the non-monogamy community anywhere in the world.  Our first group to kick off this new segment is Triangle Polyamory based in North Carolina.

You can direct any questions or comments by leaving a voicemail or text message at (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

 

Other resources mentioned on the show:

Ground Zero Nightclub in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Kinky Friday’s at the Gay 90’s in Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

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Episode 46: Living In A Triad with Jeff Leavell

For this episode, we are joined by author Jeff Leavell who you may recall we discussed in Episode 23 last season with his article in Vice Magazine about the challenges of living in a triad relationship.  He has graciously agreed to join us via Skype to share with our listeners his perspectives on what it takes to make triad relationships work, his view on polyamory, and the latest developments on his relationships.

Jeff was brutally honest, vulnerable and most importantly, unapologetic about who he is and how he lives his life.  We want to thank him for such an amazing conversation.

 

Here’s where you can follow Jeff to keep up on his daily life with his triad:

@jeffleavell on Twitter

@leavelljeff on Instagram

 

Other information mentioned on the show:

 

Polyamory study from University of Central Oklahoma (Anonymous Survey)

 

You can direct any questions or comments by leaving a voicemail or text message at (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

 

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