Jun 152011
 
Herr Rösler: please muster some courage! German Free Democratic Party shirks the question of polygamy.

One should always take people by their word. It sounded so good when Philipp Rösler, in his first speech as the new party leader of the german Free Democratic party (FDP), on 14th of May 2011 said of freedom that it is the central principle of the FDP. So I asked Philipp Rösler and his …read more

May 232011
 

  On the popular german discussion board gutefrage.net a discussion was started if it is right that Polygamy is forbidden by law in Germany. The same person has posted this question at another forum bildungs-foren.de which is not so much frequented by the general public but more by higher educated persons. I´m already taking part …read more

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May 152011
 
Herr Rösler: give us true freedom to marry!

Well spoken you have, Mr. Roesler. As the new party leader, you said that for the german FDP : “… Freedom is our main principle”, and that freedom means that everyone should have the opportunity to realize his dream of life – regardless of how it looks. (Quoted and translated from website of the FDP, …read more

May 102011
 

In a landmark ruling concerning a german law suit, the European Court of Justice, the supreme court in the EU, has strengthened the rights of same-sex-marriages, or “registered-partnerships“, as same-sex-marriages are called in Germany. The Court has explicitly based it´s ruling on the prohibition of sexual discrimination (document number: C-147/081). With this ruling “same-sex-marriage” comes …read more

May 042011
 

Written with a lot of humor the magazine “Friday” gives an overview of permitted and prohibited forms of marriage in Germany. Especially interesting in this article, not just for polygamy, but ultimately for the whole issue, what forms of marriage are allowed, is to observe that the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany has demanded equality …read more

Mar 132011
 
Enjoy your abnormality!

I don´t know how you feel about doing something unusual or if you might even live an unusual life. I for my part was and still am often enough hesitant about telling other people about my way of life because it is not according to society’s standards. Since December 2003 i live in a polyamorous relation …read more

Mar 102011
 

Polygamy has become such a big topic recently that even a lifestyle-magazine does an online-poll about legalising polygamy. Maybe people will come to understand soon that polygamy and polyamory are not a threat but can be lived in free societies very different from the way it was and still is done in hierarchically-oriented societies. Polygamy may then well be a relationship …read more