Polygamy


No such thing as “good polygamy”

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

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

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 January 2010
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
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?
 

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