Polyamory’s #metoo

There is no shortage of corroboration for Franklin’s harmful behaviours. I have taken the testimony of five women, and the supporting testimony of others.

#Metoo Motivations

I didn’t want to believe her.  What I wanted to believe was that the harm Franklin caused was not intentional or conscious. That it was a one-off. That Franklin was a nice guy who had made a few wrong steps. I hoped against hope that it wasn’t as bad as it sounded.

The Credibility of Polyamory’s #MeToo Research

Clearly I am subjective, but then every single individual is. My research is mainly qualitative, and it supports conclusions derived from interpretation and context. How then, might it be considered credible? Here are some points to debate.

Response to Dr. Elisabeth Sheff

I believe we are working towards the same goal, which is to make sure our community is safe and one where abuse cannot flourish.

Franklin Veaux

Today Franklin Veaux is a leader and advocate in the polyamorous community; but over ten years ago Franklin Veaux was not a man whose word was respected.

Romantic Friendship in the Modern Era

I don’t know Eve and one of her significant partners, Peter. But I do know how courageous it is to openly discuss your sex life in the public eye, knowing how harshly many might judge.