Poly in South Africa
I just got alerted (via health-worker friends recently returned from southern Africa) to this item that appeared in a major South African newspaper three months ago (June 18, 2007):
Cliches barred and convention challenged
Rebecca Pointer’s four-year-old daughter raised some eyebrows when she recently drew her family tree at playschool.
Pointer and her husband are polyamorous — and have for the past two years shared their home in the Cape seaside suburb of Muizenberg with another man, the father of Pointer’s eight-month-old son.
Pointer, 37, who was raised in Krugersdorp and studied journalism at Rhodes University, is not averse to challenging convention.
In fact, this is what she set out to do with Bitchpress, a small publishing house she co-founded with Pierre Norton, and which was launched at the Cape Town Book Fair yesterday....
Read the whole article (short).
South Africa, in some ways a very liberal place post-apartheid, has an organized poly scene. Here are some other positive local articles listed on the South African Polyamory site:
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