How to Safely Practice Non-Monogamy During the Pandemic

“My femme partner and I actually decided to not have sex or kiss for another month because of our schedules—plus, testing won’t line up [for us] until then. We decided based on a lot of revolving factors, like the amount of people a partner is around, how socially distant [their] outings are, etc.,” said Gabrielle Smith, a 25-year-old bisexual solo-polyamorous person based in Brooklyn. For now, the two of them are still going on socially distanced dates and communicating without physical contact.