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What does it mean to be partners-in-freedom?

This phrase used by Damon Young has stuck with me in the years since I read the book which contained this acknowledgement in its preface. It immediately resonated yet I’ve only come to understand what it means with time, as well as what it entails for partnership. I thought back to it when reading this wonderful short piece by Simone de Beauvoir, It’s About Time Women Put A New Face On Love, recommended by Jana Bacevic. I realise that Young’s phrase hinted at a horizon of being-with-another that Beauvoir explicated in beautiful and precise prose.

CfP: Love and Relationships in the Media

Yet another international conference I’d love to present at. I either need to get myself a travel budget or stop reading calls for papers: International conference on Media and Popular Culture 30-31.05.2014. Vienna, Austria CFP for Panel ‘Love and Relationships in the Media’ Contemporary media often include content on love and relationships; […]