Long Distance Relationships in Polyamory: A Webcast
Did you miss this Global Live Event on the topic: Long Distance Relationships in Polyamory? Poly Pages is now offering a digital download of the 90 minute event.
Long distance relationships give us challenges, benefits and opportunities that traditional geographically close relationships may not. At distance, individuals learn a new way to love - without the physical or day to day. A chance to rework our expectations, agreements and narratives around relationships. As such, polyamory has a lot to teach those who are in LDRs, and can be introduced as a coping mechanism for distance. So how can you make that transition easier? When is this the right decision? How can you approach long distance and polyamory from a place of love?
About the panelists:
Jhenelle Monique (she/her)): aka Jhen from Monogamish Pod. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Jhen is a pansexual and polyamorous Black woman who hosts the Monogamish Pod, a podcast exploring non-monogamy and polyamory through a Black Caribbean lens using pop culture and interviews. Engaged in polyamorous practice for the past 10 years, Jhen is sharing stories and creating a deeper understanding of the different facets of non-monogamy and polyamory that BIPOC experience.
Evita Sawyers (she/her): Non-monogamy coach, speaker, and educator. Creator of “Today’s Polyamory Reminder”, she is also the subject of the groundbreaking polyamorous documentary “Poly-Love”." Her approach is both frank yet empathetic and she is appreciated for her vulnerable openness about her own challenges in non-monogamy and helping others to grow.
Claire Louise Travers (she/her): Claire is a professional researcher and writer, and the host of the Poly Pages podcast - reading the texts which have shaped polyamorous community and culture. She writes for essays on non-monogamy for Medium.com. Claire is a queer, polyamorous, femme dedicated to the discourse around polyamory. Given her job as a humanitarian evaluator, Claire has only ever had relationships that include an element of distance. She tweets @claireltravers
About the Facilitator:
All of El (he/they): El is a Trans, Non-Binary, Brown creative, documenting the journeys and identities of himself and others through video and written word. They provide education and insight on various stigmatized topics through humor and non-academic language, while encouraging shameless dialogue. He is also Polyamorous, Bi, an LGBTQ advocate, and a daddy to both his partner and pup.
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To cite this discussion an MLA citation is below:
Monique, Jhen; Sawyers, Evita; Travers, Claire. "Long Distance Relationships in Polyamory" Poly Pages. Online, 30 Jan 2022. Panel.
This event originally ran on the 30th January 2022. The original attendees can receive this product for free using the coupon code provided.