Kitty
Chambliss

Relationship
Coach

Author

Speaker

Activist

Kitty’s Professional Journey

Background

Kitty Chambliss is a polyamorous, sex-positive author, educator, relationship coach, speaker and activist who has been the founder and creator of this website and revolution, Loving Without Boundaries since December of 2012 with over 200 blog posts to date – including many personal interviews. Kink-friendly Kitty founded the blog and website originally as an outlet and one-stop toolkit for everything that she was learning on her own polyamorous journey. But she quickly realized that what she was creating was a resource for the poly and poly-curious – to form a community, share experiences, and help guide each other on their respective journeys of poly-relationship exploration. It became clear that even more was needed to support this under-served community. And Kitty’s passion to serve others lead her to become a dual certified relationship coach, with a specialty in unconventional relationships.

Screen Shot 2016-07-20 at 7.54.03 PMLoving Without Boundaries has received accolades and interest from the likes of bloggers such as Multiamory, SoloPoly.net, Postmodern Woman, Seattle Poly Chick, Professor Polyamory, A Poly Heart, Mental Illness and Non-Monogamy, Poly Aphrodite, A Wry Perspective, Lifestyle Gambler, Threesomes and Variations and Poly In Columbus; groups such as Polyamory Network, Swingtowns and Beyond The Love; and media agencies such as NYC’s Barcroft Media, and UK’s Mercury Press and Caters News and many more. She was thrilled to be nominated for the Bad Girl Bloggers Award from SukieJones at Clean Cut, All American.

Kitty has also spoken on the topic of ethical non-monogamy / polyamory / open relationships at seminars and talk shows, and welcomes the opportunity to present at your next event. She is available to speak on the following topics or will create a customized presentation based on your suggestions:

– Polyamory In Practice: How consensual non-monogamy can be a healthy relationship choice
– The Effects of “The Poly Closet” on Metamours, Ex-metamours, and Pivot Partners
– The Effects of Breakups on Metamours, Ex-metamours, and Pivot Partners
– Polyamory vs. Cheating: Lessons from a former serial monogamist
– Creative Collaboration Workshop

APPEARANCES TO DATE

Consider This: A Day of Challenging the Status Quo in Sex and Relationships, Guest Panelist with Effy Blue, Tikva Wolf, and Dr. Elisabeth Sheff – (September 16th, 2017, House of YES, Brooklyn, New York)

Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit 2017, Workshop Assistant to Myisha Battle and Conference Reviewer – (August 5, 2017, Arlington, Virginia)

WDS Meetup: Thriving in Alternative Relationships and Sexualities, Presenter, Co-Host with Rick Clemons & Organizer – (July 15, 2017, McMenamins Ringlers Pub, Portland, Oregon)

RelateCon: Empowering Relationship Diversity, Workshop Presenter and REF Outreach Rep – (March 31–April 2, 2017, Boise, Idaho)

Sex Week, University of North Florida, Workshop Presenter and REF Outreach Rep – (March 8, 2017, Jacksonville, Florida)

The 4th Beyond The Love Conference, Workshop Presenter and REF Outreach Rep – (November 11–13, 2016, Columbus, Ohio)

Poly Talks and Wry Relationships: The Ethical Slut, Guest Panelist with Janet Hardy – co-author of The Ethical Slut – (September 10, 2016, Hacienda Villa, Brooklyn, New York)

WDS Meetup: Polyamory Social & Luncheon, Presenter, Host & Organizer – (August 14th, 2016, Raven & Rose Restaurant, Portland, Oregon)

The 3rd Beyond The Love Conference, Special Press Person and Conference Reviewer – (November 13–15, 2015, Columbus, Ohio)

“I Can Relate To That” Internet Radio Show by TeeRenee’ Curtis, Special Guest Panelist – Monogamy and Polyamory, (February 24, 2015)

The 4th International Conference on the Future of Monogamy and Nonmonogamy by Dave Doleshal, Presenter (February 14, 2015, Berkeley, California)

EDUCATION

ipecIPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching) ICF Accredited Program – Relationship Coaching Track 2016. Accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), this comprehensive training program offers dual certification, hands-on education with industry-leading coaches and thought-leaders to become a Certified Professional Coach as well as an Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner. Ms. Chambliss is now officially CPC and ELI-MP certified. actp

Living Brave Semester – Course Study of Brené Brown’s work in her acclaimed books Daring Greatly and Rising Strong

Woodhull’s Sexual Freedom Summit 2016 and 2017, RelateCon 2017, Beyond The Love 2015 & 2016, The International Conference on the Future of Monogamy and Non-monogamy 2014 – Full Weekend Conference Attendee

ADDITIONAL WRITING CONTRIBUTIONS

Multiamory

Multiamory by Dedeker Winston and Friends –
“The Polyamory Guide to Community Building” – (July 24, 2017)
“Emotional Responsibility: Owning Your Side of the Fence” – (September 4, 2017)

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Coming Out Poly by Tamara Pincus and Rebecca Hiles –
Contributing Author (March 2017 Release)

Upcoming book designed to provide support and encouragement for people in the process of coming out as poly or in a non-monogamous relationship and the people who love them. This book will be a collection of stories about a wide variety of situations from a diverse group in regards to religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, age and economic status.

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Stories From The Polycule by Dr. Elisabeth Sheff –
Contributing Author (October 15, 2015 Release)

The first of its kind, this anthology brings together stories, poems, drawings and essays created by real people living in polycules. Kitty Chambliss is proud to be one of the contributing authors to this wonderful addition to your ethical non-monogamy library!

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The Youshare Project by Nick and Ashlee Blewett –
My Adventures Becoming A Polyamorous Woman (December 5, 2014)

Kitty is proud to be one of the contributing authors as well as a Youshare Ambassador to this amazing project that launched in 2015 where she shares her story of how she became a polyamorous, married woman.

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Postmodern Woman by Louisa Leontiades –
“How I Became Polyamorous and Other Adventures”
(October 16, 2014)

THE PODCAST

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The Loving Without Boundaries Podcast – launched July 6, 2015. Reached the status of New & Noteworthy on iTunes under the categories of Sexuality and Health in the first three weeks of production, interviewing everyday people speaking about their poly lifestyles and families.

Kitty is having a blast speaking with world-renowned authors, speakers, coaches, educators, therapists and authorities in the fields of ethical non-monogamy, relationships, and even a “coming out coach.” There are over 60 episodes to date with more in the pipeline. Stay tuned for what’s to come!

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

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Proud Outreach Representative and Lifetime Member
of the Relationship Equality Foundation

Advocate and Supporter of Woodhull’s Sexual Freedom Foundation

Please feel free to contact me to speak at your next conference, seminar, sex-positive slumber party or event! I am also available for interviews, guest blog posts, podcasts or other aired radio shows. Ping me through my contact form here. I love talking to other passionate, fun, sex-positive and inspiring people!

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