I don’t want to cause unnecessary awkwardness, but I also want people to love and accept me for who I am.
I feel like this is an issue that activism isn’t addressing, and while polyamory seems to be more common today than in the past, I don’t see anyone who is publicly “out” as is the case with most of the queer community.
(A quick note to my fellow faggots: What’s in fighting sexism and misogyny for us?
If POLY is ready for that level of effort, poly may work for him so well that he’ll want to tell the world.” —Dan In the wake of the killings at Isla Vista, and all the #Yes All Women and #Not All Men hashtag campaigns, I want a change in the dialogue.
I want to hear the story of the man who warned a woman after he found out a friend was planning on drugging her, the story of the man who dropped a friend when he found out that his friend had assaulted his girlfriend, the story of the man who blamed the vindictive ex for posting private naked photos and not his female partner who was being victimized. Can you ask your readers to send in stories that will give us women hope that the men who say they are on our side understand and are standing up for us in their everyday lives —One Sad Woman The #Yes All Women and #Not All Men were not concurrent, complementary Twitter hashtag campaigns, OSW.
I’m also not too deeply involved with that community, so maybe I just don’t see the activism happening.
, and you’re not paying attention to poly activists who are out—like Diana Adams, an attorney (dianaadamslaw.net) who specializes in nontraditional family relationships.
Well, homophobes hate us because they perceive us to be like women—we’re effeminate, we’re cocksuckers, we’re penetrated.