polygamy

How Sleeping With Other People Makes Me Love Being Married

“Do you think I’m the kind of person who can pull off saying the word ‘lover’?” I ask my husband over coffee one Thursday morning a few weeks ago. I am sitting on the couch in my underwear, watching him flip casually through his phone. He is probably checking the OKCupid app, seeing if any… More »


The Pastor Who Married Pregnant Teen Girlfriend With Wife’s Approval Is Mad About Same-Sex Marriage

Thom Miller says it’s not fair that gay people get to get married when he can’t legally be married to two women. More »


“Sister Wives” Star Says She Was Catfished By Woman Pretending To Be A Man

Meri Brown admits to having had an “emotional affair” with a woman pretending to be a man, but says she’s speaking out in hopes of warning others about catfishing. More »


We Aren’t Seriously Talking About Legalizing Group Marriage, Are We?

Aren’t race and trans* rights sort of bigger issues right now? More »


Fox Host Wonders: “Can Three People Get Married Now?”

Welp, we guess some idiot had to be the first to say it. More »


Former FLDS Member Gets Pelted With Live Chickens While Coming For Her Kids

Sabrina Tetzner, a former member of the Warren Jeffs polygamous radical Mormon sect of the The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS), recently received sole custody of her four children, who were being held captive by an aunt inside of the sect. When Tetzner arrived to pick up the kids yesterday,… More »


Saudi Woman Convinces Fiancé To Marry Her Two Best Friends As Well

Here’s a twist on polygamy for you. A Saudi woman told her fiancé that she would marry him on the condition that he would also marry her two best friends, who happened to be her coworkers at the school she taught at. At first the man thought it was a joke, but the woman was… More »


Pray Tell: I Watch “Sister Wives” For The Daughters, Not The Wives

Pray Tell is The Frisky’s new biweekly column about the intersection of religion and women’s lives. 

The third season of the TLC series “Sister Wives” premiered this week. The show is about the Brown family — Kody, and his wives Meri, Janelle, Christine, and Robyn. They have 17 kids, including three from Robyn’s… More »


The Soapbox: In Marriage Equality, Three Shouldn’t Be A Crowd

When a public notary in Sao Paulo, Brazil, authorized a civil union between one man and two women, neither she nor the triad expected to make headlines. Now, three months after their three-way relationship was formalized, it has become an international news story with flashy headlines like “‘Big Love’ In Brazil.” The members of the… More »


Natalie Kenly & Rachel Oberlin — All About Charlie Sheen’s “Goddesses”

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Charlie Sheen just can’t stop talking, can he? Over the weekend, he invited cameras into his home and introduced them to his two “goddesses”—a porn star named “Rach” and a model named “Natty“—the two women who are living… More »


I Want To Have A Four-Way

Sometimes I get to watching shows about polygamy and find myself imagining for a moment what that would be like. If I don’t feel like cooking, no problem! A sister wife could do it. If I’m not up for sex? It’s not my turn anyway! I want to see a movie with friends? My sister… More »


How I Escaped Polygamy

I pulled the curtain back from the living room window in my small adobe home and stared at the dirt road winding down the little hill into Los Molinos. In the three years I’d been married to Verlan, this was the longest he’d ever been away. How many times in the past four months had… More »


“Sister Wives” Hubby Doesn’t Want To Go To Jail

“I just hope they don’t put me in jail for loving four women.”
—Kody Brown of “Sister Wives” on the fact that the Utah County Attorney is currently deciding whether to press felony bigamy charges against him. A conviction could mean five years in jail, and this would be the first polygamy case in Utah… More »


“Sister Wives” Preview: Much Ado Over A Kiss

So, I think we can all agree that, aside from the fact that the Browns are being investigated for bigamy, TLC’s “Sister Wives” is a tad too snoozy for our taste. That said, the topics in it are still pretty fascinating—so I’m all about watching clips from the show. Like this one, that will… More »


Fall TV Guide: “Sister Wives,” The Real-Life “Big Love”

Last night, I had dinner over at my mom’s apartment with my brother and his girlfriend and we got to talking about reconsidering the legality (or illegality) of plural marriage, i.e. polygamy. Putting aside personal feelings on the idea of polygamy, what we ended up concluding was that the government shouldn’t consider marriage a… More »


Woman Finds Photos On Facebook Of Her Husband Marrying Another Woman—Or Did She?

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On Tuesday, Lynn France went on the “Today Show” to share what she calls the shock of her life. Lynn, a wife and mother of two, says that while checking Facebook, she came across photos of her husband … More »


Utah Women Go Through A Lot To Get Married

There must really be a man shortage in Utah because some women have resorted to dire measures to find husbands. Take, for instance, sisters Katie and Priscilla Churcher, who are both married to Travis. All three were raised as Fundamentalist Mormons, a splinter group of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints that practices… More »


Quickies!: Kelly Osbourne Arrested, A Very Bloody “Valentine,” & J.Lo’s Ring Returns

Kelly Osbourne was arrested in conjunction with her assault incident with gossip columnist Zoe Griffin in August. [Just Jared]
Kiefer Sutherland revealed recently that there will only be one more season of “24” after the current season. And his character Jack Bauer isn’t going to have a happy ending. [Mirror.co.uk]
A teen attending a screening… More »


Quickies!: There’s A Thin Line Between Warren Jeffs & Hugh Hefner

Alisa Leonard-Hansen has a point that there isn’t much of a difference between polygamy and Hugh Hefner’s lifestyle. Video above! [I’m Just Sayin’]
An 88-year-old woman grabbed a burglar’s nuts to prevent him from attacking her. My hero! [DListed] … More »


Man With 86 Wives Defies Government Divorce Order

We’ve all dated cocky guys, but Mohammed Bello takes the cake! About a month ago, we here at The Frisky were befuddled by the story of a Nigerian man with 86 wives. At the apparently arrogant age of 84, Mohammed Bello was still fathering children and seen as a preacher and healer to his wives,… More »


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