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Polygamy

Activists Condemn Turkey's Polygamous Marriages Targeting Syrian Refugees

Women & Girls Hub | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.27.2016 | World

In Turkey, it’s illegal for a man to take on multiple wives, but activists say the influx of Syrian refugees is fueling a rise in the practice – a...

Why Would Anybody Engage In Polyamory? The Research Might Surprise You!

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

An Interview With A Polygamist

Geoffrey Storm | Posted 04.26.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Geoffrey Storm

I was having a bit of a quarter-life crisis recently, and just needed to take a step back and travel across the US. The plan was to meet as many interesting people as I could along the way, to interview them, and hopefully figure out my own life by learning about theirs.

Appeals Court Restores Utah's Polygamy Law In 'Sister Wives' Case

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics

(Reuters) - The polygamist family featured in the reality television show "Sister Wives" lost its bid to overturn parts of Utah's anti-bigamy law unde...

Do Mormons Still Practice Polygamy?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 03.22.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

No matter what you have seen on television or what you've heard about "Mormons," it's not true that the mainstream LDS church promotes the practice of polygamy as part of its religion.

61-Year-Old Pastor Marries 19-Year-Old Pregnant Girlfriend With His Wife’s Blessing

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 06.24.2016 | Dr. Phil

“I live in a polygamous relationship and I’m very happy. I think my husband taking a second wife is a huge blessing to our family,” says Belinda...

Edward Said and the Problem of the Harem

Steve Gertz | Posted 12.17.2015 | Religion
Steve Gertz

The harem is an institution that we need to know about and take seriously. Moreover, given that polygamy is today permitted and practiced in many Muslim nations, the harem is still a relevant subject.

Is Monogamy Dead?

Francis Levy | Posted 10.08.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Polyamory, polygamy, or whatever you want to call it, increases the number of naked bodies you're legitimately going to be allowed to see and touch, whatever your sex or sexual orientation. The increased population of sexual partners is going to increase your chances for getting laid. It's simple math.

Is It Cheating When You Tell Your Co-Worker More Than Your Spouse?

Posted 09.29.2015 | Home

Are humans truly meant to be together for life? Or are people always going to be tempted by outside desires, no matter the circumstances? We had psyc...

Is Ghosting The New Social Media Way Of Breaking Up?

Posted 09.28.2015 | Home

Are humans truly meant to be together for life? Or are people always going to be tempted by outside desires, no matter the circumstances? We had psyc...

Some Advice On How To Manage The Cheating Blame Game

Posted 09.28.2015 | Home

Are humans truly meant to be together for life? Or are people always going to be tempted by outside desires, no matter the circumstances? We had psyc...

Great Tips On How To Keep Your Marriage A Monogamous One

Posted 09.28.2015 | Home

Are humans truly meant to be together for life? Or are people always going to be tempted by outside desires, no matter the circumstances? We had psyc...

Is Social Media To Blame For Disloyalty?

Posted 09.28.2015 | Home

Are humans truly meant to be together for life? Or are people always going to be tempted by outside desires, no matter the circumstances? We had psyc...

Is It Natural To Be Monogamous?

Posted 09.28.2015 | Home

Are humans truly meant to be together for life? Or are people always going to be tempted by outside desires, no matter the circumstances? We had psyc...

Why Do Married Men Turn To Dating Websites For Excitement?

Posted 09.28.2015 | Home

Are humans truly meant to be together for life? Or are people always going to be tempted by outside desires, no matter the circumstances? We had psyc...

Mondays With Marlo - Is Monogamy Dead? With Relationship Specialist Lisa Brateman

Posted 09.29.2015 | Home

Does monogamy work? It’s a question that has haunted men and women in relationships for centuries, and even today the answers seem less than clear....

What Makes 'Traditional Marriage' Traditional?

Suzanne DeWitt Hall | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion
Suzanne DeWitt Hall

Given all the Kim Davis hoopla, I've been thinking about the phrase "traditional marriage," and wondering how the concept of "traditional" is being applied.

Joseph Smith's Many Wives Come To Life In Mormon Artist's Portraits

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.28.2015 | Religion

When the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dropped a bombshell statement last November confirming that founder Joseph Smith was a polygamist...

Why Divorce Can Be Good for Your Health: New Evidence

Douglas LaBier | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

The study examined the health outcomes of people who are divorced, as well as unmarried, cohabiting couples. Published in the American Journal of Public Health, the research has implications for younger generations, as more people pursue unconventional relationships and divorce continues to be an option.

Ties That B(l)ind

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 08.13.2015 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Taking seriously the slippery slope argument, Macedo makes a persuasive case, rooted in democratic principles and social reality, for distinguishing polygamy from same-sex marriage.

God Is Not Dead: Google's Ngram Viewer Reveals Two Centuries of Religious Trends

David Briggs | Posted 07.21.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

God is not dead. Fundamentalists are seemingly creeping up everywhere. And despite their spectacular growth, Mormons were never more in the public eye than when they were being targeted in the 19th century.

Harem-seeking Men Use Legalization of Gay Marriage to Pursue Legal Right to Hoard Women

Lori Day | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women
Lori Day

Plural marriage of the polygynous variety is patriarchy on crack.

Polygamy Is Not the Next 'Gay Marriage'

James Peron | Posted 07.10.2016 | Queer Voices
James Peron

The Christian Post has such an article: "Why Two? The Question Gay Activists Can Not Answer." The author, Michael Brown, wrote a book on how Christians will reverse the course of the "gay revolution." No doubt he believes the Second Coming is just around the corner as well. Good luck waiting for either.

Single White Female Meets Polygamous West African Shaman

Tim Ward | Posted 05.21.2016 | Arts
Tim Ward

In her sexy, stormy, spiritual memoir, Honey in the River, Marsha Scarbrough explores the contemporary relevance of ancient African wisdom teachings, wrapped around a love affair with a married African shaman.

Why Gay Marriage Doesn't Open the Door to Polygamy

Matt Baume | Posted 05.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

In states that have legalized marriage for gays and lesbians, the only change in those contracts was the genders. A few pronouns were switched, but when gay couples marry, everything else still works exactly the same way.