Re: Remaining Relevant
From: Bitner/Stevenson (
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 17:44:26 -0600 (MDT)
>> So could we please avoid stating our personal sexuality or personal
>> responses to others' as the main point of this discussion?  The better
>> question would be: how does a cohousing community transcend problems that
>> arise if one member disapproves of another member's sex life (or non-sexual
>> relationships for that matter.
> I agree completely. I'm ready to unsubscribe if this topic doesn't become
> more relevant to cohousing. I can join a million lists on sexual
> preferences. This is the only one on cohousing.
> On a recent Biography of a flamboyantly gay man' s behavior in the
> 1920s-1930s, a very proper English Lord was asked how this man's family and
> friends reacted. He said very kindly, "Well,  we all knew of course, but in
> those days sexual behavior was considered to be a private matter. As long as
> one wasn't predatory or rude, it was no one's business to react one way or
> another. Certainly, no one excluded him. And after all, what do we know
> about what other people are or are not doing?"
> Could we get on with it?
> Sharon.
> --
> Sharon Villines
> MacGuffin Guide to Detective Fiction
> Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington, DC

Does it occur to anyone that those of you who keep asking that we stop the
poly discussion are having the opposite effect?

Liz Stevenson
Southside Park Cohousing
Sacramento, California

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