"Open SF has been an incredible experience," says Pepper Mint, one of the team of nine core organizers who worked with a team more than 12 people to pull the conference together over six months of planning.
"The success of this event shows the growth of this community in the Bay Area, and the need for new ways to connect."Invisible Ink, an Oakland-based organizer, told Oakland Local that the conference had made a commitment to diversity early on.
He arrived in Cameroon without any financial support and without any prospects, after having lived in Morocco for so many years. Activism Advertising Advice columns Agreements Anthropology Art Autobiographies Bisexual Books Book reviews by me Buddhist Celebrities Children College Comics Coming out Conferences Critics of poly Dating Feminism Gay GLBT Heinlein History Humor Jealousy Jewelry/Pins/Clothing Jewish Kids Leftist/Anarchist Legal Lesbian Marriage Merch Metamours Millennials Movies/plays Music Open marriage Plays Politics Poly 101 Polys of color Polygamy Radio Relationship anarchy Religion/spirituality Research Science Fiction Showtime Season 1 Showtime Season 2 Songs Spaceflight Speeches by me STDs Supreme Court: Obergefell Supreme Court: Windsor Swinging The Next Generation Theory Therapists TV More news stories are out about the record-setting Open SF conference on ethical nonmonogamy that happened in San Francisco June 810 (see my original post and the earlier San Francisco Bay Guardian story).Here's one in the nonprofit Oakland Local, "serving Oakland’s low-income communities of color through education": First Open SF Polyamory conference brings many Oaklanders to San Francisco By Susan Mernit Last weekend's conference Open SF was...The accused were not given an opportunity of defending themselves in court, they were only given time to introduce themselves.They were denied access to a lawyer under the pretext that they were in an “irregular situation”.