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Lecture: Defining Polyamory

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
Rainbow Center; Student Union 403

The Out to Lunch Gender, Sexuality, and Community is a weekly academic lecture and discussion series with guest scholars and community activists from various disciplines examining a variety of topics related to gender identity, gender expression, and sexuality. Each semester offers a broad sampling of the areas.

Today's lecture is entitled, "Defining Polyamory" and will be presented by Hailey Greenhalgh.

Synopsis: This lecture will seek to introduce some general information about polyamory and similar identities such as ethical non-monogamy and anarchic relationships. There will also be an overview of terms, disproving some myths surrounding polyamory, and how polyamorus relationships "work." Biography: Hailey B. Greenhalgh is a Ph.D. student in the Dept. of Political Science and a graduate teaching assistant in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at UConn. Their research focuses around human rights for transgender individuals in an international sense. They present a series of workshops at LGBTQ+ conferences focusing on human rights, polyamory, and long distance relationships.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches.


Rainbow Center (primary), Political Science, UConn Master Calendar, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

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