Anlina Sheng is a queer, genderqueer polyamory activist, sex educator and community organizer. In 2010 Anlina co-founded PolyWinnipeg, a regional polyamory organization that puts on social and supportive events for the area’s poly community. In 2012 Anlina joined the board of the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association, which “advocates on behalf of Canadians who practice polyamory. It promotes legal, social, government, and institutional acceptance and support of polyamory, and advances the interests of the Canadian polyamorous community generally.” Anlina has worked in public health, in a community health centre setting, providing sexuality education to service providers and the public. They also do organizing and community building within the Winnipeg queer and trans* communities.
Over the last three years, they have organized and facilitated dozens of workshops, discussions and other events on gender, relationships and sexuality. Working within a framework that includes principles of anti-oppression, sex-positivity and harm reduction, Anlina focuses on alternative sexualities and non-normative relationship structures.