Polyamory: Complicated New Identity or Primarily About Sex?

Mar 28, 2018 by

by Mark Regnerus, Public Discourse: A study of consensual, overlapping sex partners unwittingly reveals the strengths of monogamy. In an open access article in PLOS One published in mid-2017, a series of psychologists—drawing on a convenience, opt-in survey of 3,530 persons—describe what is known...

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The everyday lives of the non-monogamous

Feb 11, 2018 by

from BBC News: The Open Photo Project aims to reduce stigma about consensual non-monogamous relationships. In one recent study from the US 21% of the study’s participants reported having had some kind of non-monogamous relationship – but that number could be higher, owing to people not...

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Polyamory and polygamy – the next big social change?

Feb 10, 2018 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: After spending a great deal of time discussing and debating the pros and cons of same sex marriage, first of all being assured it wouldn’t happen (after all, we already had civil partnerships) then being assured it wouldn’t affect anyone, I received a letter from...

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If you don’t like plural marriage, don’t get plural married

Aug 21, 2017 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: Will LGBT bigotry be the biggest obstacle to legalising polygamy? While there might not be a huge unmet demand for polygamy, there are an estimated 50,000 polygamous families in the United States at the moment – mostly fundamentalist Mormons, Muslims, African-American...

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Polyamorous marriage: Is there a future for three-way weddings?

Jul 22, 2017 by

by Jasmine Taylor-Coleman, BBC News: A so-called “throuple” in Colombia have been hailed as having the first legal union between three men in the world. So will we see three-way marriages in the future? “Victor tells the bad jokes,” says Manuel. “Very bad,”...

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Why People Are Fighting to Get Polyamory Recognized as a Sexual Orientation

Aug 17, 2016 by

by Neil McArthur, Vice: Melissa Marie Legge always knew she was different—she just felt it, even before she knew how to talk about that feeling. “Wherever this part of me came from, it has certainly always been there, even before I had words to describe or explain it,” she told VICE....

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