Breakthroughs have been happening in public notice and recognition of the polyamory alternative. Newsweek, CNN, ABC’s Nightline, MTV, bigtime evangelical media if you haven’t kept up with Polyamory in the News in the last four months (or signed up for the nice LJ friends feed or other syndication service), here’s some of what you’ve missed:
According to Newsweek online, polyamory is “America's next romantic revolution.” “It's enough to make any monogamist's head spin. But the traditionalists had better get used to it.” The magazine claims the U.S. now has more than half a million poly households, though it doesn’t give any clear source for this number.
The Newsweek author, a few days later, also mused on the Feminist Roots of Polyamory. “The key to poly relationships is gender equality, and women have been central to the creation of the practice.... The way these families make their relationships work is perhaps the most feminine of all: by good old-fashioned talking....”
The president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary gives a big swath of the evangelical world an accurate, level-headed description of who we are and what we're about. Of course he's opposed. But with opponents like this, who needs allies?