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AlterNet
Website
Online news magazine and community featuring original journalism as well as material from many other independent media sources. AlterNet's aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, hum...
Banned Love: Trump, Pocahantas and the Lovings
Rosen, David
Article
2017
The author looks at the history of interracial relationships, from thier legalization 50 years ago, to their future during the Trump administration.
Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out
Hutchins, Loraine, Kaahumanu, Lani (ed.)
Book
1991
A collection of essays by 75 authors on bisexual identity.
Calling All Radicals: How Grassroots Organizers Can Help Save Our Democracy
Thompson, Gabriel
Book
2007
Thompson argues that we can reclaim our democracy through grassroots organizing.
Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair
Schulman, Sarah
Book
From intimate relationships to global politics, Sarah Schulman observes a continuum: that inflated accusations of harm are used to avoid accountability. Illuminating the difference between Conflict an...
Defend the Ties That Bind
Article
1998
Revolution is a conservative act as well as a radical one. It is the only way to defend those precious relationships which are the bases of human life and society, and which form the core of human val...
Eating Fire: Family Life, on the Queer Side
Riordon, Michael
Book
2001
An inside look at a rainbow of relationships, sexual and otherwise, that gay, lesbian, and transgendered people create to animate their lives: lovers, partners, parents/kids, quick tricks, torrid affa...
Helping Teens Stop Violence: A Practical Guide for Parents, Counselors and Educators
Creighton, Paul; Kivel, Paul
Book
Practical workshops to show teens how to stop the violence in their lives.
Intimate Friendships
Ramey, James
Book
1976
Examines various forms of intimate relationship, from monogamy, to monogamy with adultery, to polygyny, polyandry and group relationships.
Jealousy, Friendship, and Bisexual Chopped Liver
Christina, Greta
Article
2008
According to this theory, bisexuals could never, ever have any friends at all. We couldn't be friends with gay men, straight men, straight women, lesbians. And we definitely couldn't be friends with o...
Loving More
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
A newsletter published by PEP (Polyfidelitious Educational Productions), a group marriage journal and network. Previous title was PEPTALK; name was changed to Loving More starting with the Spring 1991...
Michael Riordon in conversation with Barbara Goslawski
Riordon, Michael; Goslawski, Barbara
Article
"People are not specimens or statistics," says Michael Riordon, author of Eating Fire: Family Life on the Queer Side.
Organizer Renny Cushing Tapped the Power of Community to Pull the Plug on Nuke Plants: Clamshell Alliance Drew a Line in the Sand That the Nuclear Energy Industry Has Not Crossed to This Day
Clarke, Feliticy
Article
2013
As one of the key figures in the Clamshell Alliance in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Cushing was effective in organizing a movement that played a major role in freezing the construction of new nucle...
The Politics of the Family: The 1968 Massey Lectures
Laing, R.D.
Book
1968
Laing makes the case that we tend to invalidate the subjective and experiential, and instead accept the proper societal view of what should occur within the family.
Working for Peace: A Handbook of Practical Psychology and Other Tools
Wollman, Neil (ed.)
Book
1985
A survey of the attitudes and tools that can be used in working for peace.

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Greenery Press
Publishes books for the sexually adventurous. Greenery Press has built an international reputation for publishing the best in responsible, sexy information about all kinds of consensual non-mainstrea...
Loving More
A place to explore polyamory, to connect with others of like mind, to explore the possibilities of honest multi-partnered relationships and to learn how to make polyamorous relating work. We are a na...
Polyamory
Discussion of polyamorous relationships.
Polyamory Society
Promotes and supports the interest of individuals of multipartner relationships and families.

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Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem, M.Ed.
Assisting clients to create and maintain the personal and professional relationships they desire is the focus of Marilyn's work. Her direct approach to identifying problems, teaching life skills, and implementing solutions has mad...
Family Service Toronto
FST is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of counselling and support programs in 13 locations across the City of Toronto. Since 1914, FST has been assisting individuals, families and communities through couns...
Loving More
A place to explore polyamory, to connect with others of like mind, to explore the possibilities of honest multi-partnered relationships and to learn how to make polyamorous relating work. We are a national organization and resour...

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Bundling (tradition)
Bundling, or tarrying, was the traditional practice of wrapping one person in a bed accompanied by another, usually as a part of courting behaviour. The tradition is thought to have originated either ...
Divinity In Divorce
The Power in Gratitude and Love
Churchill, Dena
2009
It's All About Power and Control
Why Marriages Fall Apart and What it Takes to Put them Back Together Again
Quantz, Norm
2010
It#s All About Power And Control shows how couples develop deep, fulfilling, and close relationships. Quantz shows the reader how to recognize abuse, and just as important, how to change the dynamic i...
Touching
The Human Significance of the Skin
Montagu, Ashley
1972
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.

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Loving More
New Models for Relationships
Website
Organization and resource for people who who wish to move beyond traditional monogamy.