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Utah struggles to defend monogamous, man-woman marriage

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 September 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: polygamy, Sister Wives, Utah

Don’t meddle with marriage any more

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 May 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: New Zealand, polyamory, polygamy

Polygamy comes out of the closet

Michael Cook | 17 December 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: bestiality, polyamory, polygamy, same-sex marriage

It’s official. If Australia gets same-sex marriage, polygamy is next.

Michael Cook | 13 December 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Australia, polygamy

Scientists clash over origin of monogamy

Denyse O'Leary | 14 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolution, Marriage, monogamy, polygamy
Humans, along with prairie voles, grey-handed night monkeys, jackals and coyotes, are numbered among the 9 percent of mammals who are socially monogamous. Can evolution provide an answer?

“More than two” is the next marriage frontier, admits former Dutch MP

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Netherlands, polyamory, polygamy, same-sex marriage

Approaching the last taboo

Michael Kirke | 09 October 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Elizabeth Brake, polyamory, polygamy

Why promises about same-sex marriage are empty

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 August 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: civil unions, polygamy, same-sex marriage

“Me too” say Aussie polyamorists

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 June 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Australia, polyamory, polygamy

No such thing as “good polygamy”

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 November 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Canada, polygamy, religious freedom
Marriage and family advocacy groups have greeted with enthusiasm a Canadian court decision upholding the country’s ban on polygamy, published yesterday.

One big, happy polygamous family?

Carolyn Moynihan | 28 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: children's rights, polygamy
In the wake of New York’s same-sex marriage law plural marriage is getting an airing, but no-one wants to talk about the kids.

What harm does it do?

Rebekah Hebbert | 02 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage, polygamy, religious freedom
A religious community in Canada is arguing for its right to keep practicing polygamy, despite evidence of serious abuses.

Polygamous family life? It’s a mess, say Malaysians

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 January 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Malaysia, polygamy
Polygamy has been in the news again, this time in Malaysia where Muslim authorities relaxed the law on this practice in the mid-1990s.

In Boston they call it polyamory

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 January 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage, polyamory, polygamy
Africans have some excuse for polygamy -- after all, it is traditional. But how do certain Bostonians justify what they are calling “polyamory” and what is just a polished-up version of free love?

Canada ponders polygamy

Margaret Somerville | 20 August 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: polyamory, polygamy, same-sex marriage
Now that same-sex marriage has been legalised, it seems inconsistent to prosecute Canada's polygamists.

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