The “Sister Wives” folks were recently invited to appear as a panel for a class on marriage and family counselling at the University of Las Vegas and were well received by the students.
The Sister Wives challenge of Utah’s polygamy laws is really about challenging outdated sex laws aimed at polygamists and gays but also affect the consensual adult relationships of others. If the State wants to go after polygamists than let them do so for actual crimes wherein people are harmed physically, emotionally and financially.
Alan over at Polamory in the News did a great job of collecting a number of links to resources on Sister Wives and polygamy. The Brown’s are a good example of a functioning, long-term plural relationship and family.
It’s amazing the number of “experts” there are on polygamy. The new TLC series “Sister Wives” has brought them out in droves. Here’s my thoughts on a few of them.
Just because you are legally married to one person and have a handfasting to another, doesn’t make you safe from being convicted of a third degree felony for bigamy. You are under U.S. laws, a polygamist… Like it or not.