Monthly Archives: January 2016
We had the pleasure of attending a new workshop series lead by Shana, an amazingly talented Priestess. She wowed us all with her philosophical awakenings and very boisterous personality. She is full of energy, vibrant, and incredibly kind. I deeply enjoyed her presentation on awakening your authentic self. Shana used a great deal of scientific fact mixed with spiritual experiences to share her points of view and it had almost everyone in the room searching their own values and beliefs.
Many people are constantly questioning human existence, creation or evolution, and it`s important to remember that many people also KNOW in themselves their own truths. We have to be respectful of others beliefs and ideas even if we
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January 15-17 the ALCC/CCVA was at the Salon de l’amour et de la seduction in the “Kink Corner.” We provided information, education, demonstrations, and educational stage presentations. The Vac-bed’s were unbelievably popular, as well as the violet wand! So many people were volunteering to try out different activities at our different play stations!!! All our communities were represented (Poly, Trans*, Bi/Pansexual, Swingers, and Asexuals)! Thank you to all those who volunteered to help make this such a success and to all who stopped by!
ADDENDUM by Alura:
A LONG OVERDUE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THIS YEARS (2016) SALON DE L’AMOUR. John, Mikey, the amazing sound staff,
the wonderful set-up crew, of course our main coordinators Vanessa and Sabine, all the amazing ALCC volunteers (Martine, Empress Mystique, Sir Mad, Zeffen, Maitre Corbeau, Mermagirl, Sara-jay, Paul, Steph, Brain, Danyboy, Koneko, Dungeon Lord, Annie, Eric Cote, Josianne, Lady Arsenique, the huge number of volunteers for our Poly table that Eric Cote organized Read the rest of this entry
The polyamory group started the year with a large meeting attended by 33 people. We touched on various topics like insecurity, jealousy, and how to bring up the fact that you are polyamorous to someone you just met. Halfway through the meeting, we split up the group in 5 small groups spread throughout the room – and even the hallway. It was way more engaging to share in those smaller groups.
See you at the “Salon de l’Amour et de la Séduction” next week. The polyamory table Read the rest of this entry
Sunday January 11th, after the English polyamory group, Prince hosted the Bisexuals Group where a dozen participants shared their opinions about the “Bi-dar”, classic dating techniques, success and failure stories, explored the subject of a possible correlation between gender-bending and bisexuality, then some nuances between romantic orientation versus sexual orientation and finished with a rich brainstorm on how to increase the visibility of the bisexuals community in Montreal by ways of initiating some movement. Prince took all ideas in note and will make some happen shortly.
Join us at the Salon de l’Amour et de la Séduction!!! Jan 15 to the 17 the ALCC will be creating a fabulous and fun kinky area with all our awesome volunteers and ALCC reps.
Are you experienced in BDSM? Would you like the opportunity to share your knowledge and skills with folks who are new or curious? We are still accepting volunteers to help out in the kink area. Please fill out the following form SDLVolunteerSchedule2016 and send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to participate.
We ask that you be available a minimum of four hours and provide your own transportation. In exchange for your time you get to enrich the lives and experiences of others AND check out the Salon de l’Amour for FREE! Read the rest of this entry
On Sunday January 3rd we had our Alternative Lifestyles/Members Orientation workshop, followed by 2 trans related workshops, ALL well attended! Thank you to all! Read the rest of this entry
Sunday the 20th of December saw some great workshops and a group! Read the rest of this entry