Anita Wagner Illig

Anita Wagner Illig is a polyamory advocate, coach, blogger, spokesperson, and educator. She is a past organizer of the Polyamory Leadership Summit and serves as polyamory community advisor to CARAS. She is a faculty member at She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Loving More© and Unitarian Universalists for Polyamory Awareness, and is co-founder and former member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for 21st Century Relationships/the Foundation of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. She is also a past board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. Anita has presented (or will soon present) educational programs on polyamory at Momentum con, Poly Living, Loving More Retreats, Transcending Boundaries, Washington Area Secular Humanists, Good Vibrations, The Floating World, Sex 2.0, Dark Odyssey, Black Rose, Southeast Leather Fest, Building Bridges, THE Beltane, Florida Poly Retreat, and to a variety of alternative sexual and relationship organizations. She has keynoted and been a featured speaker at polyamory conferences and pride celebrations and has authored articles on polyamory and bisexuality. Anita has appeared on television in interviews on polyamory in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore and in news articles in Newsweek, the Baltimore Sun, the Washington Post and, amongst many others.