The Polyamorists Next Door

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The Five Most Common Legal Issues Facing Polyamorists

This blog summarizes the five most common legal issues that face polyamorists and some other sexual and gender minorities, including custody of children, moral clauses in employment contracts, adultery/bigamy, housing, and the importance of location. I end with a note on how polys' race and class privileges help to buffer them from some of the negative legal impact. Read More

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Elisabeth Sheff, Ph.D., is an expert on polyamory and sexual-minority families with children.

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