poly mailing lists and other networking resources
This page is devoted to poly resources open to people in any location. It has two parts:
There is also a page of local resources.
Many polyamory groups are listed on Yahoo! Groups -- try this
search on polyamory.
Email list for polyamorous Jews. Open to anyone who (1) self-identifies
as Jewish and polyamorous, or (2) is Jewish and interested in (and
respectful of) polyamory, or (3) is polyamorous and thinking about
making Judaism part of their life path. To subscribe, go to the web
Mailing list of the
Alternatives to Marriage Project. ATMP is a U.S. organization
offering support, advocacy, and resources to people who choose not to
marry, are unable to marry, or are in the process of deciding whether
marriage is for them. To subscribe, see the web site.
Mailing list to discuss relationship issues, and other interesting
stuff, with other deliberately childFREE polyamorous adults. All
genders/sexes/relationship configurations are welcome. Not for people
who want children and don't have them, people whose children have left
home, or people who are parenting someone else's children.
For those involved in polyamorous D/s BDSM and Master/slave
relationship or those seeking a poly relationship. Over 21 only. Open
to all orientations/roles.
Support community for those involved in, or contemplating involvement in
non-vanilla multi-person relationship(s).
Loving More Love List
Mailing list sponsored by the membership organization Loving More.
For supporters of the Polyamory Awareness and Acceptance Ribbon
Campaign. (See also their
Poly is a high-volume, friendly mailing list for polyamorous folks of
all types. Poly has members from all over the US and some other
countries. To subscribe, see the web site.
Dedicated to discussion of polyamory: its side effects, psychological
and physical, methods of dealing with issues. All groups are welcome
(BDSMers [true lifestylers, please, no newbie players], vanillas,
construction workers, desk jockeys, straight, bi, gay, anybody). Please
post a short intro upon joining the list.
- Discussion and planning group for polyamorous folks interested in
building a Theme Camp and community at the Burning Man Festival. See also
their web site.
Mailing list open to women only, a safe space for women to discuss the
problems, joys and general issues that arise in the practice of
non-exclusive relationships between women. For the purposes of this
list, "dyke" refers to any woman who has sexual/romantic relationshps
with other women, and therefore includes both lesbians and bisexual
women. For more information, send email to:
in the body of the message.
Group for adults who are in, have been in, or wish to be in a polyamorous
family of three or more adults (with or without children).
A mailing list for poly people and members of other non-traditional family
formations interested in organizing within the Green Party and influencing the
content of the national Green Party platform in 2006/8, as well as promoting
and engendering support for "poly rights" and influencing public policy as it
impacts our families and households.
Poly Pagan Personals
Personals list for poly pagans all over the world to meet with the
intention of making romantic, sexual, and/or platonic connections. Not
necessarily intended for teacher/student connections, but anything
goes. Chat is welcome, how else are we going to get to know each other?
- Poly Partners with Disabilities
- For poly families who have a member who has been diagnosed with a long or
short term disability. Open to disabled partners, caregivers, family members,
extended family members and friends. Use this group as a place to share your
experience, strenth and hope with each other through internet conversation.
Feel free to ask questions, vent frustrations or share stories of hope.
For secondaries and "added persons" in poly relationships, for support
with issues about joining established relationships.
Support and social group for polyamorous folk around the world.
Welcomes couples, singles, triads, quads, networks, tribes, bi, gay, and
transgendered folk -- whatever works for you, as long as it's not based
on lying and cheating. Includes a variey of folk with different levels
of poly experience -- from those in long-term poly relationships to the
poly curious and polyfriendly. Goals include networking, support,
socializing, and fun.
"A polyamory list for people who aren't emotionally fragile, whiney,
new-age witch-wannabe collectivist wusses....(GRIN) Oh, no topic nazis,
either. List members should be interested in polyamory, but can talk
about whatever the heck they please. Are you an individualist, a
Heinleiner, politically incorrect, unafraid of offending or being
offended? Then join the list."
For people practicing, beliving in, or supporting polyamory and
polyfidelity. All positive spiritual paths welcome. People looking for
relationships are welcome. People living in Kentucky or surrounding
areas are especially welcome.
SCA Infinite Hearts
- Infinite Hearts is like a tavern, for Polyamorous SCA folk. To join,
see the web site.
- For people who are interested in integrating spirituality and polyamory.
Affiliated with SpiritualPolyamory.com, a web
site selling the book Spiritual Polyamory by Mystic Life.
- Temple of Love
- Site promoting poly community. Offers several mailing lists - general,
erotic, spiritual, and business ventures.
Forum for couples or singles interested in the 'Triad' or threesome
relationship arrangement. Anything goes, as long as you are over 18,
preferably over 21. Arrange RT meetings, discuss options, BDSM, and
positive and negative aspects of being 1/3 of a Triad. Non-judgmental
only, no flames. Update Mar 08: Info page has no description
Unitarian Universalists for Polyamory Awareness
An organization for promoting awareness and acceptance of polyamory
within the Unitarian Universalist Church. Sponsors a mailing list,
UUPoly - for more information, see the
UUPoly FAQ. There are several
regional chapters (info on the main web site).
- World Polyamory Association
- Organization offering seminars, conferences, coaching, personals, and so on.
There are many networking/dating sites out there, such as tribe.net,
facebook, and friendster. Many have forums about polyamory or have a method for
specifying in your profile that you are poly. This list includes sites that
were submitted or that we have personal experience with. If you are active on
such a site and have comments about its useful to poly folks, feel free to
submit your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Alt X Nation
Altxnation.com is a message board for those enjoying the pleasures of an
alternative lifestyle.. It focuses on polyamory and bdsm.
has chat and message boards.
LiveJournal is a blogging/journaling site with privacy features. Free and
fee-based accounts. It has several polyamory communities, including:
- Dating and networking site. Free and fee-based accounts. Profiles are
open-ended and you can include search terms, so you can specify that you're
polyamorous and search for other poly folks. There are hundreds of questions
you can answer, some of which have a clue about polyamory. Answering questions
allows OKCupid to rate your compatibility with other users.
- Pagan Paths IRC Network
The person submitting this site said "I realize that not all 'pagans' are poly,
but that a lot of poly folk are pagan."
- Web forum for polyamory, in the German language
- Polyamory Weekly podcast
- Tales from the front of responsible non-monogamy from a pansexual,
kink-friendly point of view. Each podcast is about 30 minutes and can be
played off any software that will play an MP3 file.
Resource and personals site, includes chat rooms, message boards,
and articles. Free and fee-based services.
Community board for Polyamory and Polyfidelity.
List your resource
We will list your list, chat area, or networking web site on our web
page if it is poly-friendly and has poly content. Tantric
sex, group sex, and swinging don't count as poly content per se.
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