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RADICAL LOVE WORKSHOP

Date:
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author:
Wendy-O Matik
Location Details:
Gilman Street Project
924 Gilman St. Berkeley, CA 94710

Radical Love & Relationship Workshop
Thurs. Aug. 26th at 7:30pm
Gilman Street Project
924 Gilman St. Berkeley, CA 94710
$5-10 sliding scale, Everyone welcome!

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 whom 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 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" workshops internationally, helping to reshape 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 Mon, Aug 2, 2010 10:21AM
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