Archive for 'Polyamory Politics'

Polyamory and Polygamy: Is the Media Right?

Polyamory and Polygamy: Is the Media Right?

Following the Supreme Court decision on same sex marriage last month, the media and internet have gone crazy over the questions raised about polyamory and/or polygamous marriage in Justice Roberts Dissent. Many of these articles are full of opinions disguised as fact and an obvious lack of real research.  The misinformation is in some cases completely baseless, and in other cases lacks a deeper look at broader issues.

There are a few of repeated themes emerging in many of the articles ...

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Is Polyamorous Marriage on the Horizon?

Is Polyamorous Marriage on the Horizon?
Loving More Press Release-7/1/15

On Friday, June 26th the Supreme Court made the landmark decision that effectively legalized same sex marriage in all fifty states. Following that decision, there has been a flurry of speculation as to whether this will pave the way for polyamorous and polygamous marriage. In Justice Robert’s dissent, he states “why wouldn’t the same “imposition of this disability,” ante, at 22, serve to disrespect and subordinate people who find fulfillment ...

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Court Decision in Brown V. Utah County

Court Decision in Brown V. Utah County

Judge’s Decision, in Brown V Utah County, is a Great Victory and a Step toward Ending Years of Oppression of Polyamorous and Other Non-traditional Families!

kody-brown-sister-wives-photo_jpg_pagespeed_ce_KLKE2IXqtDA court decision handed down late Friday, December 13, 2013 by Utah US District Court Judge Clark Waddoups to strike down portions of Utah’s Anti-Bigamy Law dealing with cohabitation in the case of The ...

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Editorial Comment on DOMA

The views expressed in this article at those of Robyn Trask and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Loving More Board or the organization as a whole.

supremecourtI feel overturning DOMA is a step in the right direction and I am thrilled for the many same sex couples that will be positively affected by this decision.
Is it a step toward plural marriage? I am ...
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Swinging and Polyamory: The Great Divide?

Swinging and Polyamory: The Great Divide?

By Maureen Marovitch
Reprinted from Loving More Issue #33, Winter 2005.

I’m going to say something that’s going to get me into water hotter than those at the Harbin Hot Springs.

Swingers and polyamorists have a lot in common.

I can hear the howls already. How ridiculous! Polyamory is all about relationships, sharing lives together, creating more love. Swinging is all about ‘recreational sex’, instant gratification, lust without love.

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It’s so comforting to have tidy ...

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Polyamory as a More Peaceful Way of Loving

Polyamory as a More Peaceful Way of Loving

By Mystic Life

Bonobos2I recall watching “The Nature of Sex” on PBS years ago, and feeling fascinated by the segment on bonobos. Since then I have learned much more about this gentle primate, and like many other polyamorous people, have come to see them as role models because they have so much to teach us about peace. Bonobos, importantly, are the only nonviolent primate.

Because we are socialized to ...

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My Mom Was a Hippie . . . UPDATED

My Mom Was a Hippie . . . UPDATED

by Valerie White

One of my favorite songs is Bob Blue’s “My Mom Was a Hippie”, in which a young boy bemoans his parents’ crunchy-granola values. They care more about protesting war than they care about getting a half-decent car. His friends’ parents live more traditional lives, while his are “counter-culture”, and he doesn’t even know what that means. He wishes racism, pollution, sexism and nuclear bombs would just go away so his parents could be ordinary.

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