Polyamory

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An extramarital relationship which is more driven by a desire to develop emotionally involved relationships with extramarital partners, than by physical gratification, the latter of which is commonly termed swinging
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partners) might be or become polyamorists. Could something similar be
One of the early studies looking at the characteristics of polyamorists was conducted in by Walston (2001).
I 'googled' "Daphne Bramham polyamory" recently and her excellent article, "Polyamorists want court to declare group love legal," as well as other information, came up.
(25) In the literature of sexual liberationism, a standard complaint of polyamorists and others is that self-styled "conservative" gay and lesbian activists are throwing other sexual minorities overboard by promoting the acceptance of homosexual relations by depicting such relations as governed by conventional norms of monogamy and sexual exclusivity.
(7) Examples include, but are not limited to, pansexuals, asexuals, swingers, sado-masochist subjects, polyamorists, fetishists, cross-dressers, drag performers, two-spirited, intersexes, and those who simply refuse to have their sexuality defined.
Jealousy and ownership is less likely, and polyamorists" even have a word for the opposite feeling they experience, called "compersion".
Assimilating another 'virtually normal' constituency, namely monogamous, long-term, homosexual couples, marriage pushes the queerer queers of all sexual persuasions--drag queens, club-crawlers, polyamorists, even ordinary single mothers or teenage lovers--further to the margins.
Because of this, polyamorists and others should be accepted alongside those with monogamous heterosexual and non-heterosexual relationships.
The movement, which has gathered force in the last ten years and coalesced around organizations like the Extropy Institute, the online magazine BetterHumans, and the World Transhumanist Association, is a motley crew of serious academics, journalists, and scientists, cyber self-help gurus, nanotech venture capitalists, polyamorists and gender-benders, cryonics freaks, and artificial intelligence geeks.
Young approvingly quotes David Boaz's suggestion that polyamorists wait to get legal marital recognition until "all special laws related to marriage [cease] to exist." A group marriage would be considered too upsetting to the "social order and the raising of children." Not too long ago, however, homosexuals were considered an unfit family unit.
Assimilating another "virtually normal" constituency, namely monogamous, long-term, homosexual couples, marriage pushes the queerer queers of all sexual persuasions--drag queens, club-crawlers, polyamorists, even ordinary single mothers or teenage lovers--further to the margins.