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Encyclopedia > The Ethical Slut
The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities
Author Dossie Easton, Catherine A. Liszt
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Greenery Press
Publication date ?, 1997
Pages 288
ISBN ISBN 1-890159-01-8
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The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities (ISBN 1-890159-01-8), is an English language non-fiction narrative written by Dossie Easton and Catherine A. Liszt (a pseudonym of Janet Hardy). It is credited with raising awareness of the possibility of consensual non-monogamy as a lifestyle, and providing practical guidance on how such long term relationships work and are put into practice. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... In political geography and international politics, a country is a political division of a geographical entity, a sovereign territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation and government. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. ... ISBN-13 represented as EAN-13 bar code (in this case ISBN 978-3-16-148410-0) The International Standard Book Number, ISBN, is a unique[1] commercial book identifier barcode. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Wikiquote is a sister project of Wikipedia, using the same MediaWiki software. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as fact. ... Book cover for The New Topping Book Dossie Easton is a San Francisco, California based family therapist. ... A pseudonym (Greek pseudo + -onym: false name) is an artificial, fictitious name, also known as an alias, used by an individual as an alternative to a persons true name. ... Categories: Stub | BDSM | Writers ... Start of polyamory contingent at San Francisco Pride 2004. ... Long term relationship is a common, contemporary term for intimate interpersonal relationships that may be lifelong and may or may not consist in marriage. ...


In the context of the authors' writing, the term slut is reclaimed from its usual use as a pejorative and as a simple label for a promiscuous person. Instead, it is used to signify a person who is accepting of their enjoyment of sex and the pleasure of intimacy with others, and chooses to engage and accept these in an ethical and open way — rather than as cheating. The book's viewpoint is thus one that is culturally frowned upon by many religious and moral perspectives. Look up slut in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... To reclaim is to bring a word back to a more acceptable course. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with pejoration. ... Promiscuity is the practice of making relatively unselective, casual and indiscriminate choices. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Look up Pleasure in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Definition Intimacy is complex in that its meaning varies from relationship to relationship, and within a given relationship over time. ... Cheating is defined as an act of lying, deception, fraud, trickery, imposture, or imposition. ... Various Religious symbols, including (first row) Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Bahai, (second row) Islamic, tribal, Taoist, Shinto (third row) Buddhist, Sikh, Hindu, Jain, (fourth row) Ayyavazhi, Triple Goddess, Maltese cross, pre-Christian Slavonic Religion is the adherence to codified beliefs and rituals that generally involve a faith in a spiritual... -1...


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The Ethical Slut discusses how to live an active life with multiple concurrent sexual relationships in a fair and honest way. Discussion topics include how to deal with the practical difficulties and opportunities in finding and keeping partners, maintaining relationships with others, and strategies for personal growth.


Although the term used most frequently in the book, other than slut, is "consensual nonmonogamy", many practitioners of polyamory, swinging, open marriages, and other forms of open relationships consider The Ethical Slut to be a crucial guidebook to putting their lifestyle into practice. It contains chapters discussing how consensual nonmonogamy is handled in different subcultures such as the gay and lesbian communities, information on handling scheduling, jealousy, communication, conflict in relationships, and etiquette for group sexual encounters. Nonmonogamy is a blanket term covering several different types of interpersonal relationship in which some or all participants have multiple marital, sexual, and/or romantic partners. ... Start of polyamory contingent at San Francisco Pride 2004. ... Swinging, sometimes referred to as the swinging lifestyle, is non-monogamous sexual activity, treated much like any other social activity, that can be experienced as a couple. ... Open marriage typically refers to a marriage in which the partners agree that each is free to engage in extramarital sexual relationships, without regarding this as sexual infidelity. ... Nonmonogamy is a blanket term covering several different types of interpersonal relationship in which some or all participants have multiple marital, sexual, and/or romantic partners. ... In biology, a subculture in a population of a microorganism is when one microbe colony in such a population is transferred onto blank growth medium and allowed to freely reproduce. ... GAY can mean: Gay, a term referring to homosexual men or women The IATA code for Gaya Airport Category: ... A lesbian is a woman who is romantically and sexually attracted only to other women. ... Jealousy typically refers to the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur when a person believes a valued relationship is being threatened by a rival. ... It has been suggested that Office etiquette be merged into this article or section. ... ‹ The template below (Taginfo) is being considered for deletion. ...


The Ethical Slut was first published in 1997 by Greenery Press. Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Categories: BDSM | Book publishers | Stub ...


An article in the January 31, 2007 issue of The East Bay Express reports that Moses Ma will be producing a movie adaptation of The Ethical Slut.[1] is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The East Bay Express (founded 1978) is an Emeryville-based weekly newspaper serving the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. ...


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The authors define the term slut as "a person of any gender who has the courage to lead life according to the radical proposition that sex is nice and pleasure is good for you." Gender in common usage refers to the sexual distinction between male and female. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Look up Pleasure in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


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