Heather Has Two Mommies, One Daddy, and Several Matriarchal Women in the Community Who She Thinks of as Moms–Article on Polycamp by Dan Savage from The Stranger

True stories from a local woman who grew up in a poly household. Great article from Dan Savage!

“When I was little, my mother had a talk with me about having a ‘public face,’ because not everyone would understand our family,” says Koe Sozuteki, a 20-year-old woman who grew up in a large poly household in Seattle. “That was a hard conversation to have in elementary school.”

Sozuteki has a bio mom, a bio dad, a stepmom, three other poly moms, “several other matriarchal women in the community who I think of as moms,” and an uncle. She also has a brother and half a dozen poly siblings—children she grew up with but is not related to by blood.

Read the rest of the article here:

http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/heather-has-two-mommies-one-daddy-and-several-matriarchal-women-in-the-community-who-she-thinks-of-as-moms/Content?oid=4596055

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