consider these "polyamorous" so long as those involved practice (or at least aspire to) high standards of loving ethically, honestly, openly, and respectfully.These may share the terminology that has evolved with modern nonmonogamous practices.
Some bigamy statutes are broad enough to potentially encompass polyamorous relationships involving cohabitation, even if none of the participants claim marriage to more than one partner.
Specifically, there are multiple variants on polyamory, such as There is a cultural divide between the polyamorous and swinger communities, the former emphasizing the emotional and egalitarian aspects of plural relationships and the latter emphasizing sexual non-monogamy and emotional monogamy.
A person with polyamorous relationships may also engage in swinging and other open relationships.
This has always been consistent part of Co S policy since its inception in 1966, as Peter H.
Gillmore wrote in an essay supporting same-sex marriage: Finally, since certain people try to suggest that our attitude on sexuality is "anything goes" despite our stated base principle of "responsibility to the responsible", we must reiterate another fundamental dictate: The Church of Satan's philosophy strictly forbids sexual activity with children as well as with non-human animals.
Kerista was a new religion that was started in New York City in 1956 by John Peltz "Bro Jud" Presmont; throughout much of its history, Kerista was centered on the ideals of polyfidelity and creation of intentional communities.
On August 29, 2017, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released a manifesto on human sexuality known as the "Nashville Statement".La Veyan Satanism is critical of Abrahamic sexual mores, considering them narrow, restrictive and hypocritical.Satanists are pluralists, accepting polyamorists, bisexuals, lesbians, gays, BDSM, transgender people, and asexuals.Among the latter, as in the case of the New Zealand Civil Union Act 2005, there are parallel prohibitions on civil unions with more than one partner, which is considered bigamy, or dual marriage/civil union hybrids with more than one person.Both are banned under Sections 205–206 of the Crimes Act 1961.Unitarian Universalists for Polyamory Awareness, founded in 2001, has engaged in ongoing education and advocacy for greater understanding and acceptance of polyamory within the Unitarian Universalist Association.