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The Next Sexual Revolution Has Arrived

Spikeygrrl Wrote: Jul 17, 2012 10:14 PM
Hagbard: I see this a lot in people whose first language is German. Even second-generation Americans of German parentage frequently pick up the German habit of capitalizing proper nouns -- or at least used to; dunno if this has changed since I left the conventional corporate workforce.

In July, 2009, Newsweek ran a feature article on “relationships with multiple, mutually consenting partners,” entitled, “Polyamory: The Next Sexual Revolution.” Last week, Showtime launched a reality TV show called “Polyamory: Married and Dating.” To quote from Newsweek’s 2009 article, it’s “enough to make any monogamist’s head spin.” And all this, of course, is being touted as a great thing, a celebration of love and freedom, a deliverance from the monotony and constraints of monogamy.

The Showtime promo pulls no punches and makes no excuses:

Narrator: The polyamorous lifestyle may shock some. But with American divorce...