Marriage

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Affairs: The Secret Lives of Women
Wollison, Mary Anne
Book
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
Hedges, Chris
Book
2006
Hedges examines the Christian Right's origins, its driving motivation and its dark ideological underpinnings, with interviews and coverage of events such as pro-life rallies and weeklong classes on co...
Banned Love: Trump, Pocahantas and the Lovings
Rosen, David
Article
2017
The author looks at the history of interracial relationships, from thier legalization 50 years ago, to their future during the Trump administration.
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Putnam, Robert D.
Book
2000
Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the...
Breaking the Bonds: The Realities of Sexually Open Relationships
Watson, Mary Ann; Whitlock, Flint
Book
1982
An examination of the lives of (American) people involved in socially and/or sexually open relationships.
The Communistic Societies of the United States
Nordhoff, Charles
Book
1875
Describes a dozen Utopian societies.
Connexions Library: Men Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on men.
Continuous Excursions: Politics and Personal Life
Colman, Marshall
Book
1982
Colman looks at the idea that 'the personal is political'. He looks at personal life in pre-capitalist societies, the nature of politics and social relations, patriarchy and sexual relations, intimacy...
The Ethical Slut: A guide to infinite sexual possibilities
Easton, Dossie; Liszt, Catherine A.
Book
1997
A guide for anyone who dreams of having all the sex and love and friendship they want. Explores the skills and issues of a life beyond tradiational lifetime monogamy, from scheduling dates to handling...
Gay Marriage Yes!: Against The Current vol. 110
The Editors
Article
2004
Any doubts about the meaning of the struggle for the right of gay and lesbian marriage should have disappeared forever when Mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco opened the marriage bureau at city hall ...
Group Marriage: A Study of Contemporary Multilateral Marriage
Constantine, Larry L. and Joan
Book
1973
A study of more than 100 group marriages in the United States, exploring the psychology and sociology of this form of marital relationship. The study looks at how group marriages are established, who ...
Group marriage: Connexipedia Article
Article
Is a form of polyamory in which more than one man and more than one woman form a family unit.
Intimate Friendships
Ramey, James
Book
1976
Examines various forms of intimate relationship, from monogamy, to monogamy with adultery, to polygyny, polyandry and group relationships.
Israeli Ads Warn Against Marrying Non-Jews: "Lost" American Youth Urged to Come to Israel
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
The Israeli government has launched a television and internet advertising campaign urging Israelis to inform on Jewish friends and relatives abroad who may be in danger of marrying non-Jews.
Israeli Rabbis Ban Marriage For Jewish 'Untouchables'
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
New immigrants to Israel from Russia with inadequate documentation have found themselves on a collision course with Israel's Orthodox rabbis, who regard themselves as guarding the Jewish people's ethn...
Loving More
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
A newsletter published by PEP (Polyfidelitious Educational Productions), a group marriage journal and network. Previous title was PEPTALK; name was changed to Loving More starting with the Spring 1991...
Marriage and the Capitalist State: For the Right of Gay Marriage...and Divorce!
Article
2004
Gays and lesbians ought to have the right to marry - but they shouldn't have to.
A More Perfect Union: Why Straight America Must Stand Up for Gay Rights
Mohr, Richard D.
Book
Mohr uses lively examples and historical cases to explore both private and public issues affecting the gay and lesbian community.
Open Marriage: A New Life Style for Couples
O'Neill, Nena & George
Book
1972
The authors propose open marriage as a way to help couples realize that there can be both relatedness and freedom in marriage, and that freedom, with the growth and responsibility it entails, can be t...
Proposition 31
Rimmer, Robert H.
Book
1969
Rebellion of Yale Marrat
Rimmer, Robert
Book
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Red Emma Speaks: Selected Writings and Speeches by Emma Goldman
Goldman, Emma (edited by Shulman, Alix Kates)
Book
1972
A collection of essays which provide a comprehensive view of Emma Goldman's theories and beliefs.
Sex and Marriage in Utopian Communities in Nineteenth Century America: Nineteenth-Century America
Muncy, Raymond Lee
Book
1973
A look at original approaches to sex and marraige in the utopian communities of nineteenth-century America. Many of these communities abolished monogamy and individualism and sought ways of dealing wi...
Sex-Pol: Essays 1929-1934
Reich, Wilhelm; (Baxandall, Lee, ed.)
Book
1934
Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
Sexuality and capitalism: The Italian Renaissance
Wilson, Colin
Article
2014
Revolutionary struggles against capitalism have raised, time and again, the issue of sexual liberation. Right at the start of capitalism, the English revolution of the 1640s and 1650s involved what hi...
Strange Cults and Utopias of 19th Century America: Original title: History of American Socialisms
Noyes, John Humphrey
Book
1870
Histories of communal experiments and communities in the United States.
Thy Neighbor's Wife
Talese, Gay
Book
1980

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Loving More
A place to explore polyamory, to connect with others of like mind, to explore the possibilities of honest multi-partnered relationships and to learn how to make polyamorous relating work. We are a na...
Sexsources.ca
A web portal featuring sexuality resources: articles, websites, books. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools ma...

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International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
Loving More
A place to explore polyamory, to connect with others of like mind, to explore the possibilities of honest multi-partnered relationships and to learn how to make polyamorous relating work. We are a national organization and resour...

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Evangelicals Divorce More Often Than "Godless" Europeans?
Exploring America's Strange Relationship With Marriage
DePaul, Amy
2009
Americans who are very religious divorce divorce more than godless Europeans. A child in the U.S. has a greater chance of seeing his married parents break up than a child of unmarried parents in Swede...
It's All About Power and Control
Why Marriages Fall Apart and What it Takes to Put them Back Together Again
Quantz, Norm
2010
It#s All About Power And Control shows how couples develop deep, fulfilling, and close relationships. Quantz shows the reader how to recognize abuse, and just as important, how to change the dynamic i...
The Mistress Condition
Breslin, Catherine
1976
A look at some [American] women who live outside of conventional marriage.
Questing France
Deepening The Search For My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel
Barnicke Belleghem, Marilyn M.Ed.
2005
Questing Home: A Safe Place For My Holy Grail
Personal Growth Through Travel
Barnicke Belleghem, Marilyn
2008
Sex in History
Tannahill, Reay
1980
Tannahill draws on the findings of anthropology, archaeology, bio-chemistry, genetics, physiology, and psychoanalysis, as well as art, architecture, literature, and theology, in order to place the hum...

From the Connexions Archives

Beyond Monogamy
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A newsletter dedicated to exploring and facilitating alternatives to traditional monogamous relationships. There is a collection of these newsletters from 1980 through 1982 in the Connexions Archive.
Loving More
New Models for Relationships
Website
Organization and resource for people who who wish to move beyond traditional monogamy.
Polyamory Society
Website
Promotes and supports the interest of individuals of multipartner relationships and families.
SexSources.ca
Website
A web portal featuring sexuality resources: articles, websites, books. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools ma...