Vancouver Polyamory Panel Forum – April 11th

Press Release: March 21, 2011

For immediate Release

Vancouver, B.C. – In conjunction with the closing arguments of the British Columbia Supreme Court hearing on the constitutionality of Canada’s anti-polygamy law (Section 293 of the Criminal Code), the Vancouver Polyamory Group (Vanpoly) – in support of the efforts of the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association (CPPA) in that litigation – will be hosting a Panel Discussion on the aspects and realities of Polyamory.

Polyamorists practice a new form of ethical and principled non-monogamy which embraces gender equality. Polyamorous relationships can include a variety of gender combinations and sexual orientations.

The Panel Forum will take place at The Junction House Pub, 1138 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC

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With this court hearing generating a significant amount of discussion regarding Polyamory within Canadian society, this forum will allow present practitioners of Polyamory and those interested in learning more, an opportunity to discuss the benefits and pitfalls of this growing approach to consensual multiple person relationships.

Presenters from North America have been gathered to speak at this informative forum:

Janet W. Hardy is a writer and sex educator, and founder of Greenery Press, living in Oregon, USA. She has also been published as Catherine A. Liszt and Lady Green. She is the author or co-author of ten books, including what is commonly referred to as the Polyamory Bible: The Ethical Slut. She frequently collaborates with Dossie Easton.

Terisa Greenan has a sharp wit and impeccable comedic timing. Based in Seattle, she is a writer, having penned numerous short stories and two adapted screenplays with much original content. In addition, Terisa has directed and produced for both stage and screen. She formed Petal Films in 2007. In the fall of 2008 Terisa launched 3 Dog Pictures to showcase her new episodic web series “Family”, a series depicting a Polyamorous Triad.

John Ince is a lawyer, writer and sex educator. He is the author of The Politics of Lust, a study of social attitudes towards sexuality. He is legal counsel for the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association and co-owner of The Art of Loving, a sexuality store in Vancouver .

Kiki Christie is the founder and facilitator of Victoria Poly 101, a polyamory discussion group in Victoria, British Columbia of over 150 members. She’s been a bi/kinky/poly educator and activist for over 6 years and has given workshops for various poly groups in British Columbia as well as in Washington state and Austin, Texas. She is a member of the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association and she is currently the Director for Vancouver Island Polycamp.

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