“Do Polyamorous Relationships Work?”: Why Not Rip Out the Questioner’s Tongue?

Written by Redfern on 25/03/2013

This article was originally published at ‘The Lor of Rose’, 16th October 2012. To sign a petition for poly rights, please click here.

“Do Polyamorous Relationships Work?”

When the media focuses on polyamory, this is the central question. But the question itself makes no sense. It makes no sense because polyamorous is something I am,not something I do. Instead of asking ‘Do polyamorous relationships work?’ they would have to ask ‘Do polyamorous people work?’ – a question which is impossible to answer. We simply exist.

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THE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE COLLAPSE OF CIVILISATION CHECKLIST

Written by Redfern on 20/03/2013

Now, as you might be aware, I’m not the world’s biggest fan of marriage – sure, wearing a big fluffy gown and having people cry at you is  nice, but there’s always the sneaking suspicion that marriage was invented to enslave women – all that transferring the bride from father to deadbeat husband, the name-changing, the talk of obedience. Now, of course not all marriages mean that these days (THIS IS MY ONE CONCESSION TO NORMALITY, TREASURE IT) – but it’s not …

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Review: CyberStorm by Matthew Mather

Written by Redfern on 13/03/2013

 

As my legions of dedicated stalkers will be aware, I have previously written a review of Mather’s other work, The Complete Atopia Chronicles, for Scifi Methods. As I wrote back in October, Mather’s strengths lie in his technical background and ability to envisage horrifying abuses of computer technology, whereas his weaknesses lie in character development: in short, it was a fascinating world populated by less-fascinating people. So when Mather contacted me offering an advanced copy of his new novel CyberStorm, …

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REDFERN ENTERPRISES’ TOTALLY ACCEPTABLE QUESTIONNAIRE

Written by Redfern on 06/03/2013
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