“Love, Retold” by Tikva Wolf

Louisa Leontiades Books, Reviews

It seems like only yesterday I was reviewing Tikva Wolf’s Ask me About Polyamory! and quite frankly in this time of massive uncertainty, revealed oppression and polarized opinion I wondered whether reading and reviewing their second book was the most constructive use of my time. If you too are dealing with emotional upheaval on a horrifically divisive global scale, choosing where to spend your time …

A look at “The Polyamorous Home”

Louisa Leontiades Books, Reviews

In a polyamorous household especially those with children, there must be a disproportionate number of families which include individuals who may understandably be less invested in creating a well functioning community than say, the biological parents. In those situations and for other communities comprising differing beliefs (including religion) Jess Mahler’s discussion framework–using concepts of hard boundaries and soft boundaries from the kink world–comes in handy.

Are you a Burning Woman?

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Burning Women–as an archetype in our psyche, not a prescribed gender–are rising in the form of intersectional feminists, queer activists and angry people of colour. We are the rule breakers and we demand that our voices be heard. And as we get stronger, so the forces which suppressed us wage an ever more fierce war. But they cannot stop us.

Purple Prose ushers in a new era of Bisexual Visibility

Louisa Leontiades Books, Reviews

Who can forget Little Britain‘s introduction to homosexuality? It was clever comedy on so many levels; dealing with stereotypical perception that Bacardi and coke was clearly the drink of choice for ‘all gays’–god forbid they should drink a masculine pint of stout–that they should only dress in latex and tank tops, that Matt Lucas’ character felt so isolated and misunderstood …

Ask Me About Polyamory by Kimchi Cuddles

Louisa Leontiades Books, Reviews

Today’s comic books are no longer the quiet solace and expression of an alternative community. The mainstreaming of high fantasy and Marvel’s recent success in bringing their comic universe to the cinema gives mainstream credibility to those seeking to make their minority voices heard through pictorial form.