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Old 04-09-2009, 07:21 PM
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Why might an international or national "coming out day" be useful to the polyamory community?
Global recognition that it exists, with many people currently in the unknown about the concept having an epiphany.
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What are the advantages of "coming out of the closet"?
Showing others that it's ok to do so + get in touch with fellow polyamorists.
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What are some legitimate fears or concerns "coming out of the closet" may trigger?
Many questions, comments and possible negativity by people who do not understand or do not want to understand out of fear for what it might do to their relationship. You might loose some friends, but will probably tighten other friendships.
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Why might it be easier to "come out" on a day when potentially millions of others are coming out?
Because you will have the full support of the others, which will give you enough confidence to move forward. I also suggest we promote forming local groups of polyamorous people so they can support eachother in the process.
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Will Oprah Winfrey and other major media shows cover this?
Probably, the question is - HOW will they cover it? Positive, negative,...? I've seen coverage thats good and coverage that's really biased. We need to make sure we provide ample information with positive reports from polyamourous people. This includes making this site come up high on search engines and having enough info on it that promotes posivity around the whole concept.
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What advantages might come of a major media event?
Same as question #1, it will probably reach others that are not reachable with #1
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What problems may come of it?
Biased and people not understanding creating negativity. That's why it's very important to create the right information on the internet.
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