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The two Canadian teenagers didn't yet have the language for what it is they wanted."This was pre-Internet forum, pre-all of that stuff. All that she and her then-boyfriend knew was that they liked each other a lot, and they didn't feel the need to be exclusive."We had a conversation where we both realized, ' I don't care if you flirt with other people,'" she says about the beginning of their relationship. I love that side of you." She and her boyfriend were both extroverted, social people, and flirting with other people just felt natural.
Inside the Sex Party That Lets Straight Women Be Gay for a Night Skirt Club was created to give women a place to comfortably explore their sexuality – but what happens when a queer party plays into hetero norms?According to a 2014 article from Psychology Today, at least 9.8 million Americans are in some kind of non-monogamous relationship."Twenty years ago, I used to get calls from show producers all the time, and the call would go, ' Can you point me towards a poly family that's not either old hippies or screaming geeks? "I would say no, because A, that's most of my rolodex, and B, that's who was doing poly back then.But these days, when I speak to poly audiences, they're young professionals, all shiny and new. Hardy, was bedridden for a month with a bad flu that had evolved into bronchitis.She was, as she recalls, "high off my ass on Codeine cough syrup" when she caught a showing of Indecent Proposal on TV."A million dollars and Robert Redford, and they have a problem with this? I really got it at that point, how distant I had become from mainstream sexual ethics."Hardy reached out to her friend and sometimes collaborator, the psychotherapist Dossie Easton to work on a book about non-monogamy.
The pair had already coauthored two books on kink which were read in BDSM circles, but not much elsewhere.
"I was sitting there going, ' What's going on here?
'" she tells Rolling Stone from her home in Oregon.
In 1997, under Hardy's own indie sex-ed publishing house Greenery Press, they published The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities. The the first usage of the word polyamory is credited to pagan priestess Morning Glory Ravenheart Zell in 1990.
Though different forms of non-monogamy have presented themselves in various cultures for millennia, in Western culture in the early 1990s it was still seen as an alternative practice, the kind favored by, well, pagan priestesses.
Both Easton and Hardy identified as queer and polyamorous, and Easton wanted to reclaim the word slut.