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No-Nonsense Non-Monogamy: Long-term couples need to be careful when opening things up

Long-Term Partners Need to Be Careful When Opening Their Relationships  I’ve noticed that couples who started dating when they were teens, tend to have more ownership mindset over their partner as adults. In ENM (ethical non-monogamy), this can show up as more severe or restrictive forms of hierarchy and unexamined couple’s privilege. Practicing polyamory, even for just a few years, can help improve the way you...

Shrimp Teeth: When it comes to other people’s actions, be okay with not understanding

You don't need to understand We hurt ourselves by latching on to the notion that we need to understand other people’s actions - or by hoping they will behave differently. Sometimes we simply don’t get the satisfaction of understanding other people and how their choices impact our relationship.The unfortunate truth is that many relationships throughout our lives will end. Lots of unexpected things will continuously...

Gayish: Let’s talk about furries, because you may have got this all wrong

  When you think of furries, what comes to mind?   There are plenty of stereotypes about furries, ranging from presumed sexual proclivities...

Shrimp Teeth: Exploring links between art, creativity and eroticism

Author: Shrimp Teeth Exploring queerness, polyamory, and sexuality. Creativity, Art and Eroticism There’s a key link between creativity and eroticism: wanting to hold the unobtainable.  The act of painting/creating or...

No-Nonsense Non-Monogamy: Seeking authentic queer representation in media

Author: Shrimp Teeth Exploring queerness, polyamory, and sexuality.   Queerness.   Queerness - especially in media - is so often anchored to heteronormativity. Most of...

​​5 straight-up gay ways to… dump someone

Author: Mark Bittlestone  Mark Bittlestone is a stand-up comedian and a very gay man, doing a lot of straight-up gay stuff.   So...

No-Nonsense Non-Monogamy: Don’t dismiss consent requests!

Author: Shrimp TeethExploring queerness, polyamory, and sexuality Don’t Dismiss Consent Requests! I’ve noticed (mostly) women have a tendency to reply, “you don’t have to ask” when (usually) men actually...