Poly Talks & Wry Relationships
at Stockroom in Silverlake,CA
Featuring Glen Olson, Erin Tillman, and Dr. Leanna Wolfe.
“PolyTalks and Wry Relationships” are guided open forums in a Q&A format. We explore Consensual Non-monogamy, Mono-Amory, Polyamory, Relationship Anarchy, DADT, swingers, BDSM, casual sex, non-exclusive dating, threesomes,and anything outside the realms of traditional monogamous heteronormativity.
♥ What do these lifestyles look like?
♥ How do you practice them in the most ethical way?
♥ What are the pitfalls, pros, and cons?
♥ What are you personally struggling with right now?
Under the umbrella of Relationship Positivity, we celebrate, validate, and discuss a full spectrum of options and love styles.
Participation in the conversation is highly encouraged in this Q&A format.
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Special guest: Erin Tillman
The Dating Advice Girl,
is a Dating Empowerment Coach, Certified NLP Practitioner, Author, Speaker, and Radio/TV Host based in Los Angeles, California.
For almost 10 years she has helped singles successfully navigate through the early stages of dating through her book, The Dating Guidebook (www.TheDatingGuidebook.com), over 100 articles for various lifestyle and dating sites, radio and TV segments and through her weekly radio show, The Dating Advice Girl Radio Show on 99.3 KCLA FM. Erin hosts and participates in dating, self-help, consent workshops on college campuses and beyond and has been featured on Lifetime Network, ABC7 Los Angeles, and mentioned in Men’s Health Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, and interviewed on WGN 720 AM Chicago just to name a few media outlets.
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Dr. Leanna Wolfe integrates sexology and anthropology in her research, teaching, and writing. A professor of anthropology for upwards of 30 years, she most recently taught: “Gender, Sex & Culture”, “Magic, Religion, & Witchcraft”, “Cultural/Visual Anthropology”, and “Physical Anthropology”. She has recently retired as a professor.
She has conducted field research examining traditional polygamy in East Africa and Papua New Guinea, arranged marriage vs love marriage in India, the gender divide in Morocco, spirituality in Brazil, as well as swinging and polyamory in the Western world.
Dr. Wolfe has been featured widely on TV, radio, and in print. She is the author of numerous articles on polyamory, including: “Adding a Co-Wife”, “On Kittens and the Very Invented Culture of Polyamory”, “America’s Fidelity Crisis: Politics, Hypocrisy, and Family Values”. “When One Love is Not Enough” as well as the critically acclaiming book “Women Who May Never Marry.” Her most recent publication is “The Oral Sex Void: When There’s Not Enough at Home.”
Special Guest: Glen Olson
With an uncanny penchant for being in the right place at the right time during culturally significant moments, Glen Olson is an author currently working on a “History of Polyamory.” He is a participant and small group leader at poly events and has attended events at Family Synergy, Sandstone, Kerista, Morehouse, SPLA (Sex Positive Los Angeles) among others. He spent three years studying sexual communication at Morehouse University. He has had the privilege of interviewing such people as Pat Lafollette (Family Synergy), Jud (Kerista) and Vic Baranco (Morehouse). He has a background in public health, disaster prevention, and is a paramedic and a midwife.