The Year in Black & Poly

Merry Christmas! What a year it's been for Black & Poly. Here's a roundup of what we've seen from black and polyamorous family this year.

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Black & Poly on the Web

Black & Poly relaunched its blog with a new editor. We've had wonderful contributions and inspired conversations around the country. You can contribute your experiences here.

Research Published by Chris Smith

PhD researcher Chris Smith published an article in the Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships. Now he's working on an anthology of black polyamorous experiences. Check out our post about his work.

Books by Black and Poly Members

Kevin Patterson of Poly Role Models wrote a book! Support his book tour here. He was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer as well.

Alicia Bunyan-Sampson also announced her book called No Filter: Diary of a Polyamorous Black Girl. Watch this space for a preview coming in 2018.

Peter Mack published new books including Sarah's Dream. See a review of one of his novels.

Polyamory in the Spotlight

The New York Times Magazine published a lengthy piece about non-monogamy that many members felt misrepresented the community. See our B&P members' responses here and here.

Spike Lee relaunched She's Gotta Have it on Netflix. Have you seen it? Do you think it accurately reflects the black and poly lovestyle? Join the conversation in our Facebook group.

Here's to the New Year!

Did I miss anything? What do you hope to see from the community next year? Add your thoughts in the comments below!

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