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Irish people reveal what it's like to be in an open relationship

on Tuesday, 03 July 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

RSVP Live

"I recognised in myself that having a desire to see someone other than my partner didn't negate my love for them, and I want to try to unlearn the feeling in myself of insecurity that I think we are socialised to feel when someone we are in a relationship with is interested in someone else," they said.

Study Says People In Open And Poly Relationships Are As Happy As Monogamous Ones

on Monday, 02 July 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Gay Pop Buzz

“We found people in consensual, non-monogamous relationships experience the same levels of relationship satisfaction, psychological well-being and sexual satisfaction as those in monogamous relationships,” said Jessica Wood, a PhD student in applied social psychology and lead author of the study.

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Patreon Is Suspending Adult Content Creators Because of Its Payment Partners

on Sunday, 01 July 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Motherboard

“This is bigger than us & Patreon. It’s a world wide crack down on freedom of expression, on women, on marginalised people, on sex and sex work, on non conventional forms of labour that counter the status quo: the domination of corporations and patriarchy. On dissent,” Ashley wrote. “Just to be clear what is at stake, this is my whole income, my livelihood.”

EFF sues to kill FOSTA, calling it “unconstitutional Internet censorship law”

on Friday, 29 June 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Sex work law prohibits speech that's protected by First Amendment, lawsuit says.

Ars Technica

"In our lawsuit, two human rights organizations, an individual advocate for sex workers, a certified non-sexual massage therapist, and the Internet Archive, are challenging the law as an unconstitutional violation of the First and Fifth Amendments," EFF Civil Liberties Director David Greene wrote. "Although the law was passed by Congress for the worthy purpose of fighting sex trafficking, its broad language makes criminals of those who advocate for and provide resources to adult, consensual sex workers and actually hinders efforts to prosecute sex traffickers and aid victims."

Leather Resistance: Kink communities & political activism

on Thursday, 28 June 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Bay Area Reporter

by Race Bannon

My own forms of resistance come in many forms and I feel resistance must be daily and ongoing. However, I'm focused like a laser on the November elections and I hope you are too.

Please register and vote. If you're already registered, make sure your registration is still active and accurate. Get everyone you know to vote. I feel voting in every election is the duty of every American. I know it's technically optional, but I don't think it's morally or ethically optional.

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Is An Open Relationship Right For You? Here Are 5 Reasons You Might Consider One

on Thursday, 28 June 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Elite Daily

"Individuals [realize] they are ready to try a different way of being in a relationship," Ellington says. "Perhaps they found themselves in a box when they were monogamous. Or, perhaps they experienced a sense of losing themselves in a monogamous relationship. These people [are] hungry for a new experience where they can be 100 [percent] who they are without editing themselves for the sake of another’s feelings."

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All in the family

on Saturday, 23 June 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Meet 3 parents who won a historic legal victory for polyamorous families

CBC News

"We live in a culture where everyone's born to think if someone loves one person and has sex with one person, then that means that’s it," said J.M. "But when you open your mind to that concept, you realize there can be more than one person that someone has feelings for."

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Let’s Dissect Queer Men’s Longstanding Connection to Leather and BDSM

on Monday, 18 June 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Hornet

Saynt also notes that leather helps to tap into a unique childhood experience specific to gay men. “For many men, growing up gay or bi brought a lot of ridicule,” he says. “We were constantly bullied. But when you put on some leather, that all disappears. You take control.”

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