A parenting magazine presents polyamory as a logical alternative. TV news goes all awkward covering a Loving More convention. Dan Savage as America’s most important sex ethicist. New poly books. More on campus. And, how to frame the emergence of polyamory as the natural outcome of the last several centuries of human development.
“Changing Families: from Traditional to Whatever Works?” A mainstream parenting magazine looks at the poly alternative. “ ‘A lot of people outside of the polyamory community think these relationships are all about sex. It’s not. It’s about family,’ says Robyn Trask, managing director of Loving More... who estimates that between 150,000 – 200,000 Americans live in polyamorous relationships....”
A TV station covering Loving More’s Poly Living conference stumbles over backward trying to distance itself from what it’s covering yet still the story got through.
More about slippery slopes. “If you accept this framing you've lost the debate before you open your mouth. Slipping on a slope is a painful accident that leads down. Reframe it as a stairway up — in which each step is a deliberately chosen advance toward a better, kinder, freer, more humane world.”
I've done 503 of these reports in the last six years, covering roughly 1,000 items in news media of all kinds. They’re tagged by topic, date, and sometimes location and language. I hope you have as much fun browsing them as I do creating them!