#open blog.

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

  • 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.


  • Why Should Dating App Users Pay For Safety Features That Don’t Actually Work?

    Why Should Dating App Users Pay For Safety Features That Don’t Actually Work?

    While companies profit off of women’s very real fears of assault, little is being done to actually reduce violence against women.


  • Here’s Why Background Checks On Dating Apps Promote A False Sense Of Safety

    Here’s Why Background Checks On Dating Apps Promote A False Sense Of Safety

    While background checks on dating apps seem like a way to protect users, experts claim they will negatively impact privacy and security.


  • Worried About Access To Abortion Care? Here’s 4 Outstanding Orgs You Can Donate To

    Worried About Access To Abortion Care? Here’s 4 Outstanding Orgs You Can Donate To

    As a sex-positive company, the team at #open firmly believes that abortion is basic healthcare and a human right.


  • 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!


  • 17 Sex Positive Educators To Follow This Black History Month

    17 Sex Positive Educators To Follow This Black History Month

    In honor of Black History Month in the United States, we’ve put together a list of our favorite Black non-monogamy educators, sex educators, and kink educators!


  • Joycelyn Elders Is The Black Woman Who Inspired Masturbation May

    Joycelyn Elders Is The Black Woman Who Inspired Masturbation May

    You may be surprised to find out that May is National Masturbation Month! If you’re curious how this self pleasure month came (pun intended) into existance, read on to learn more.


  • Your Fave Polyamorous Dating App Celebrates One Year Of Open Relationship & Sexuality Education!

    Your Fave Polyamorous Dating App Celebrates One Year Of Open Relationship & Sexuality Education!

    The polyamorous and #open community didn’t just need a polyamorous dating app, they wanted a community, they wanted a place to learn and share.


  • 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.