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Radical Love Workshop
Date Thursday June 04
Time 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
The Ugly Mug Cafe
4640 Soquel Dr.
Soquel, CA 95073

Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorWendy-O Matik
Radical Love & Relationship Workshop
Thurs., June 4th at 6:30PM
The Ugly Mug Cafe
4640 Soquel Dr., Soquel, CA
Tel: 831.477.1341
$20-10, sliding scale, Everyone welcome
http://www.cafeugly.com/

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:
Building on her feminist critique of love and relationships, Wendy presents the major concepts and challenges that we face trying to re-invent our relationships outside the dominant social paradigm. Radical love is the freedom to love who you want, how you want, and as many as you want, so long a personal integrity, respect, honesty, and consent are at the core of any and all relationships. Radical love primarily focuses on love and intimacy, not sex and sexual conquest. At the heart of this work are three components: feminism, social activism, and revolution. The workshop is followed by a discussion and intended to create a non-judgmental support group.

Wendy-O Matik is the author of Redefining Our Relationships: Guidelines for Responsible Open Relationships, a feminist critique of love and relationships outside the status quo. As an educator, role model, and spokesperson for the polyamory community, Wendy has become a revolutionary activist of the heart. Since the release of her book, she has taught over a hundred "Radical Love & Relationship" classes globally, excavating important social trends and reshaping the future of alternative relationship models for the 21st century. As an activist for social change, Wendy is pushing the boundaries on firmly rooted notions in mainstream society on relationships, love, gender, sexual equality, and sexual politics. She is available for educational and motivational discussions on the topic of alternative relationship models and responsible non-monogamy. Visit her at http://www.wendyomatik.com

Added to the calendar on Monday May 4th, 2009 6:23 PM
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