First came the same-sex couples, and now the “swingers” – also known as polyamorists – are beginning to demand the same “equality” and “tolerance.”
A judge in British Columbia is expected to hand down a ruling today regarding whether Canada’s anti-polygamy law violates the country’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, a decision that will likely fuel the ongoing debate about whether multiple-partner unions should be legalized.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
As many people feared, the same-sex marriage debate has opened the door to people involved in other “alternative lifestyles” who want mainstream acceptance. A recent article appearing in Newsweek glorifying polyamory is a perfect example of how far some of them have come.