Comics, love and life
NON MONOGAMOUSLY

Letting It Out

THE BACKSTORY: There’s a misconception that being non monogamous or polyamorous means someone is dating with frequency (and sometimes that stereotype causes people to judge non monogamous people negatively), but being open to date or fall in love with multiple people doesn’t mean it’s always happening! In writing this week’s comic, we felt it was […]

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Sharing Is Hard

THE BACKSTORY: Recently one of my friends of a few years asked me out, and a few dates later, she was sleeping over. This is a pretty big deal for me, first person giving me serious butterflies in my belly since I popped a baby out of it, but it’s also a big deal for […]

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My Community Refills Me

THE BACKSTORY: I am more than a cup, despite being a vessel of creation, and that give and take of feeling drained and feeling rejuvenated definitely finds balance with my close community.  I am so thankful for that balance.

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Our Queer Little Village: Part 1

THE BACKSTORY: This is such a long comic and we are publishing it online in 2 parts because it was made for a full page in The Portland Mercury! We were invited to be in The Portland Mercury‘s Queer Issue and this is also why Matt did a special, lavender wash for this story. For this […]

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Nanny Mommy

THE BACKSTORY: I have been called nanny by many children, I have been pretty amused that Ember’s version of mommy has turned out to be “naaani.” In a weird way, it’s kind of grounding, it reminds me that I have a lot of experience guiding me in my vulnerable moments.

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Mama Dysmorphia

    THE BACKSTORY: I have been spending a lot of time processing all the feels of the last year and a half, trying to heal both my post surgery body and my post trauma brain. Navigating postpartum everything while having chronic PTSD severely rekindled, a lot of my survival and coping has looked like […]

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Mama Loves Ember And Ember Loves Mama.

THE BACKSTORY: Nothing quite describes the feeling you get when your child understands for the first time you request for a hug.  Love and appreciation comes so naturally to children, sometimes its hard to believe that there are people who lose that capacity or bury it underneath so much resentment, fear, and hate.  Children have […]

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Talking Non Monogamy at ECCC!

In this sixth episode, we are featuring interviews about non monogamy at Emerald City Comic Con! We tabled there this year and had a great time, especially sharing our comic about polyamory and talking with people about non monogamy. Check out photos of the mini audio booth that Blue made… It started with a box […]

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Feeling Neglected? + Emerald City Comic Con

THE BACKSTORY: Transitioning into parenthood is intense and any kind of big identity transition can complicate the intimacy between people (not to mention other life complicating circumstances swirling about, like dealing with the fallout from trauma). Things can get away from you, you can take certain comforts for granted, especially when you’re vulnerable and struggling to […]

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Gender Assignment VS Autonomy + Polyshipping

This episode we dig into child rearing without gender assigning and what creating space for gender autonomy has meant to us as a non monogamous family. And we kind of implore you to consider trying it. We also share a submission to our polyshipping game… Spoiler alert: It’s a Star Wars one! Do you want […]

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