One of the early studies looking at the characteristics of polyamorists
was conducted in by Walston (2001).
His search takes us through his own home and into the biology of sex, the history of patriarchy and the politics of monogamy where scientists, polyamorists
, swingers, adulterers and Dhruv's loved ones become characters in this self reflexive narrative.
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.
Such a dialogue needs to include a diversity of voices not present back in the 1970s: AIDS activists, new feminists, queer advocates, sex trafficking opponents, polyamorists
, and others.
strive to act on their desires in open, honest, loving manners.
Kevin was already involved in a support group for polyamorists
- people with more than one lover - and Celine had been having an affair with another married man for several months when she met Kevin through a mutual friend.
302) These debates over marriage and its alternatives, which I have examined at length elsewhere, consider the interests of a wide range of people, including polyamorists
, singles, committed friends, extended family networks, and many others.
In a polemical vein, one could say the polyamorists
"snatch" children away from their parents and from the culture of monogamy just as the Ottoman Turks of the fourteenth century raided boys from Christian nations to train them as their own elite warriors, the Janissaries.
Of course, I think there is a correlation: I think it's probable that Humanists are more likely to be polyamorous and that polyamorists
are more likely to be Humanist than the rest of the population.
I HAD NO IDEA WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS GATHERING OF SWINGERS, POLYAMORISTS
, SADO' MASOCHISTS, TRANSSEXUALS, AND OTHER NONTRADITIONAL TYPES OF FOLKS .
Even though Bailey's proposal would decriminalize polygamy for Mormon patriarchs and postmodern polyamorists
, she has almost nothing to say about those groups.
are enthusiastic proponents of same-sex marriage.