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Polyamory and Non-monogamy


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Stories of polyamory and non-monogamy consistently appear among the most-read content on Archer’s website. Is this a sign of a growing community? Or are people just curious? 

To be polyamorous is to have multiple intimate relationships – with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved. This discussion explores the nuances involved in shunning the assumed path of monogamy, and how to navigate the emotional demands of relationships where sharing can indeed be caring.

So – what are the ethics and complexities of poly relationships? What are the misconceptions, and what’s true? Join Archer’s founding publisher Amy Middleton, along with Liz Duck-Chong, Anne Hunter and Dani Weber, for a conversation about polyamory – and how to fully exist in relationships defined by openness and communication.

Presented in partnership with Archer Magazine.


Amy Middleton

Amy Middleton is a Melbourne-based journalist and writer, who founded Archer Magazine, Australia’s first journal of sexual diversity, in 2013.  Archer is published twice-yearly by Amy and a small team, and its readership is growing at breakneck speed. Amy has written and edited for some of Austr... Read more

Liz Duck-Chong

Liz Duck-Chong is a writer, sexual health advocate, filmmaker and transgender bon vivant who writes about reproductive health, rape politics, girldick, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, and far more besides. She can be found on Twitter at @lizduckchong, in your ears at @letsdoitpodcast, and has not for... Read more

Anne Hunter

Anne Hunter is a passionate relationships coach and is one of Australia’s most experienced polyamory educators. She has been poly for over two decades and with her partner Pete, she co-founded PolyVic, Melbourne’s thriving polyamorous community, in 2004. Anne has coached many people through the ... Read more

Dani Boi

Dani Boi is a genderfluid dragtivist. Dani began performing and speaking out on LGBTQIA+ rights while living in San Francisco, and since returning to Melbourne has performed at a variety of queer club nights and community events, including Midsumma Horizon, Honcho Disko, Macquarie University’s Sex... Read more


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