Archive of the Victoria, BC, Canada, discussion group.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Vancouver Poly Panel: April 11, 2011
In conjunction with the closing arguments of the British Columbia Supreme Court hearing on the Constitutionality of Polygamy in Canada, as it relates to Section 293 of the Criminal Code, the Vancouver Polyamory Society and the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association will be hosting a Panel Discussion on the aspects and realities of Polyamory . The Panel Forum will take place at The Junction Pub, 1138 Davie Street, 7pm. Vancouver, BC, on April 11th, 2011, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.* With this court hearing generating a significant amount of discussion regarding the validity and constitutionality of the lifestyle choice of Polyamory within Canada’s 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 lifestyle approach to consensual conjugal unions. 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, politician, an erotic arts enthusiast, and the controversial author of a book called The Politics of Lust. He founded The Erosha School of Erotic Massage and The Art of Loving, a sexuality center in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is also the leader of a political party, the Sex Party (British Columbia). *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. Contact: R.Billard,firstname.lastname@example.org,604-619-0529