The Body is Not An Apology | 7 Things You Learn Raising in Kids in an Open Relationship

In Published Articles by Louisa Leontiades

A polyamorous relationship changes the environment your kids grow up in. Those who live and love inside polyamorous relationships know this, because polyamory isn’t something you do like badminton on a Thursday night. It’s a philosophy, some say an inclination, a way of living which opens the world up to potential–both positive and negative. New risks, new love, and new influences, not only for you but for the people you love.

The Body is Not An Apology | Dear White Women: Why We Need to Stop Crying When POC Call Us Out

In Published Articles by Louisa Leontiades

Are you crying because you’ve discovered our present world is far shittier and more abusive than you thought? Are you crying because YOU are far shittier and more abusive than you thought? Ouch, that’s gotta hurt. So cry away but not in the company of people of colour–they know the truth already. Don’t beg them for forgiveness, after all you have albeit unwittingly, been part of a system which abused them.

The Body is Not An Apology | How Anti-Immigrant Sentiment Created the Manchester Attacks

In Published Articles by Louisa Leontiades

Britain has never taken responsibility for the bloodshed and exploitation which built the empire. This is evidenced by Theresa May’s hardline on Brexit. We want to take without giving anything in return. We make no apologies for our xenophobic attitudes; our comedy ridicules ‘those bloody foreigners’, our narrow-minded and disrespectful behaviour often shames us in the countries we visit.

The Body is Not An Apology | The Cowardice of the White Woman

In Published Articles by Louisa Leontiades

Yet when you have learned that the best, and almost exclusively only way to survive is by diminishing yourself in order to support those in power–mainly white men–it is paralysing and seemingly impossible to enter into the fray against them. This is the inadmissable and often unconscious conundrum that many white women face deep in their core.

Huffington Post | When I Say I Hate Monogamy, What I Really Mean Is…

In Published Articles by Louisa Leontiades

Monogamy is not a person. Monogamy is a relationship configuration and is as such, impossible for me to hate. It’s neutral. Monogamists are simply people who adhere to monogamy. Polyamory is also a configuration. So what I really mean is that I dislike some of the actions performed by people who happen to have chosen monogamy. I also dislike some of the actions by people who have chosen polyamory.