Here’s all the cool, interactive stuff we have available on Freak Nation. Aside from the currently available sections, we’ll be expanding this area soon to include surveys, quizzes, and even software available for download. We may also host software that runs on the server.
You can’t really ask “Dear Abby” for advice on what to do about that loose cannon in your coven, and Miss Manners would choke on her canapés if you asked her about the proper etiquette for a BDSM sex party. You need Ms. Alternative, the advice columnist who can cope with your kinds of problems.
- posted 05/19/2006Where to Send It
When sending wedding invitations to poly families, it helps if they all live together. But what do you do if they’re spread out over two or three houses? And another poly friend of yours is trying to advise you on the internal details of their relationship(s)? It’s enough to confuse even another poly person, but Ms. Alternative makes sense of the confusion.
- posted 03/05/2006The Bride Wore Black Leather
Drew Campbell is better known as the author of the Miss Abernathy series of slave training manuals. In The Bride Wore Black Leather (And He Looked Fabulous!), Campbell turns his talents toward an “etiquette guide for the rest of us”. Ms. Alternative reviews, and finds Campbell’s work up to her exacting standards.
- posted 03/02/2004...And (Whoever) Makes Three
How many people can you politely bring as guests to a friend’s handfasting? And how can you find out if a prospective partner has an STD?
- posted 02/21/2004Trans-What?
In her first advice column on Freak Nation, Ms. Alternative helps sort out the confusion between “transsexual”, “transgender” and “transvestite”, and explains why it’s worth it to be polite to people who aren’t.
From polyamorous goths to computer geeks to gaming groups, Freak Nation hosts a variety of mailing lists serving a variety of communities. This page gives you a guide to all of them.
A list for SF Bay Area polyamorous people in the gothic/industrial, fetish/BDSM, and related scenes. Lightly moderated, open for event announcements, debate, and general chit-chat.
For any and all discussion of computers, networking, the IT industry, programming, and related topics. Not for beginners, but flames strongly discouraged.
Freak Nation runs a new poll every week. Here’s an archive of the most recent polls we’ve run since the site started, including the current one. They’re listed from current to oldest.