Scientists clash over origin of monogamy
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?
One big, happy polygamous family?
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?
A religious community in Canada is arguing for its right to keep practicing polygamy, despite evidence of serious abuses.
Canada ponders polygamy
Now that same-sex marriage has been legalised, it seems inconsistent to prosecute Canada's polygamists.