Polyamory: Intimate practice, identity or sexual orientation?

@article{Klesse2014PolyamoryIP,
  title={Polyamory: Intimate practice, identity or sexual orientation?},
  author={Christian Klesse},
  journal={Sexualities},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={81 - 99}
}
  • C. Klesse
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Sociology
  • Sexualities
Polyamory means different things to different people. While some consider polyamory to be nothing more than a convenient label for their current relationship constellations or a handy tool for communicating their willingness to enter more than one relationship at a time, others claim it as one of their core identities. Essentialist identity narratives have sustained recent arguments that polyamory is best understood as a sexual orientation and is as such comparable with homosexuality… 

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