May 2016 Polyamory News – Polyamory @College

Photo Source: David Morris

Polyamory In the Headlines

Polyamory on College Campuses
Polyamory is becoming mainstream on campuses across the country with universities “encouraging students to be more ‘affirming’ of non-monogamous relationships and instructing them to view polyamorous relationships as an acceptable lifestyle choice.” Some of these universities and colleges include:

  • Vanderbilt University
  • Portland State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Pace University in New York
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Albany-SUNY
  • Columbia University
  • UC Berkley
  • University of Wisconsin

Featured College Polyamory Resources
Portland State Polyamory Alliance
A Portland State University student run group that advocates, educates, and provides support and community to those who are polyamorous or those who identify as monogamous but would like to show support to the polyamorous person in their life. People are welcome and encouraged to come to weekly meetings and events who are questioning, curious,or interested in learning about polyamory and other forms of non-monogamy.

Polyamorous Talk
This University at Albany monthly talk talk is open to all who wish to talk about the practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved.

Love Your Own Way
Student organization whose mission is to enrich the Kalamazoo College community through creating discussion on campus with a wide diversity of students about kink, BDSM, and polyamory, encouraging a more holistic view of sexuality and engaging the larger community for resources and support.

Featured May Polyamory Resources

Franklin Veaux’s Polyamory FAQ
Polyamory FAQ hosted on the website. Downloadable PDFs include “Polyamory 101,” “Practical Jealousy Management,” “Making Relationships Suck,” and “What is Polyamory?”

Glossary of Relationship Terminology

Loving More
An organization which publishes Loving More magazine and sponsors annual conferences on the subject of polyamory.

Polyamory Society Compersion Index
Essays on compersion. Compersion is “the feeling of taking joy in the joy that others you love share among themselves, especially taking joy in the knowledge that your beloveds are expressing their love for one another.”

SwingTowns – Poly · Swingers · Fetish
Social networking and polyamorous dating site.

Featured Florida Polyamory Resources

Web site for PolyTampa, Tampa-based support group for polyamory

Pensacola Polyamory
This Polyamory site is based on the Celtic Druidism philosophy and beliefs. Alabama/Florida Panhandle Events and Information.

South Florida Polyamory
This group is for polyamorous people in South Florida to meet and discuss topics relevant to us, to socialize and network, and to create long-lasting friendships with others living a poly lifestyle.