The Good The Bad and The Poly

BDSM Writers Con, Polyamory, TCSPC, Charley FerrerPolyamory is a very misunderstood lifestyle.

Polyamory is an incredible lifestyle, but not always an easy one. It has a lot of rewards, but there are also a lot of pitfalls and potential disasters.

Join Allena who’s had over 30+ years in the Poly lifestyle as she provide you with her
“20 Relationship Principles” to help you get started and avoid the pitfalls. Find out tips on making it easier to live within your “polycule”.

This will be an open and honest discussion about Polyamory in all its forms. Come prepared to be part of this dialogue and share your  poly experiences.

This is a great workshops for authors who are writing menage and wanting to learn the various issues that can crop up in a relationship, and pitfalls to avoid which will help with plot and story ideas. It’s also a wonderful workshop for everyone who’s interested, curious, or dabbling in the poly realm.

Allena Gabosch, Executive Director of both the Center For Sex Positive Culture and BDSM Writers Con, Polyamory, kink, Charley FerrerFoundation for Sex Positive Culture from their creation until retiring January 1, 2015, has been active in the sex positive movement practically from its inception; producing educational and social events for the sex-positive community since 1990.  She is currently the Development Director for the Center and on the Foundation board, as she can’t quite let herself leave either organization. She is a frequent speaker on many sexuality related subjects at colleges and conferences around the US and Canada, with an emphasis on Sexuality, Relationships,  BDSM and Polyamory.  She is a frequent guest on local and national radio and television as an expert on sexuality and has been in numerous documentaries. She has been quoted in many articles on-line and even once in People Magazine, thanks to the popularity of the 50 Shades of Grey.

She was a former Producer of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival. She is a past board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and a former commissioner with the Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities. She is currently working on several books, including one for parents on raising children without sexual shame.   She also coaches in various areas of relationships, focusing primarily on polyamory.

She is a kinky sapiosexual, polyamorous switch and considers herself extremely blessed as she has a rich and full poly life, with many amazing and loving people in her “polycule”.

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