#open blog.

A multimedia blog project centering non-monogamy, polyamory, and non-traditional relationships.

  • Polyamorists Deserve Same Rental Protections As Monogamous Couples, Says NYC Judge In Controversial Housing Case

    Polyamorists Deserve Same Rental Protections As Monogamous Couples, Says NYC Judge In Controversial Housing Case

    “What was ‘normal’ or ‘nontraditional’ in 1989 is not a barometer for what is normal or nontraditional now.”


  • How to Find A Third And Avoid Being a Unicorn Hunter

    How to Find A Third And Avoid Being a Unicorn Hunter

    There are ways to instigate and participate in a three-way relationship without being a unicorn hunter! Here’s the diff.


  • Here’s The Secret To Feeling Secure In Non-Monogamy

    Here’s The Secret To Feeling Secure In Non-Monogamy

    The ways attachment styles apply to non-monogamy has been really unclear. Author Jessica Fern adds some clarity.


  • What The &#*@ Is Ethical Non-Monogamy?

    What The &#*@ Is Ethical Non-Monogamy?

    Demystifying ethical non-monogamy, all its beautiful sub-categories, and the reasons why people practice it.


  • We Spent 3 Fun Days At A Hotel Takeover For Swingers –– Here’s What It Was Like!

    We Spent 3 Fun Days At A Hotel Takeover For Swingers –– Here’s What It Was Like!

    As official sponsors of the event, #open came to connect meaningfully with other members of the swinging community.


  • Even More People Are Talking About Non-Monogamy

    Even More People Are Talking About Non-Monogamy

    Consensual non-monogamy continues to make headlines in global media articles!


  • Ask Amy Schooled This Mom Who Wanted Her Son To Stop Being Polyamorous

    Ask Amy Schooled This Mom Who Wanted Her Son To Stop Being Polyamorous

    We’re constantly scanning the news for polyamorous content, and we hope you are too. And while polyamory is slowly gaining acceptance and traction in mainstream media, the reality of the situation is that there is still a lot of negative commentary (or no commentary at all) around the subject. 


  • We Got Attacked By A Bat! How My First Full Swap Swinging Experience Got Spooky

    We Got Attacked By A Bat! How My First Full Swap Swinging Experience Got Spooky

    When my first-ever full swap experience turned a bit frightful, I knew I had to save this odd story for October.


  • These Are The Best Clubs For Swingers, According To #open Users

    These Are The Best Clubs For Swingers, According To #open Users

    During our recent SWINGING 101 workshop, a number of our #open community members asked for a list of swing club recommendations — so we’ve created one!