The American Psychological Association (APA) is putting together a Consensual Non-Monogamy Task Force to destigmatize what they term “consensual non-monogamy” both in the social and medical arenas.
As defined by the task force, consensual non-monogamy includes “polyamory, open relationships, swinging, relationship anarchy and other types of ethical, non-monogamous relationships” (emphasis added). Merriam-Webster defines the term “polyamory” as “the state or practice of having more than one open romantic relationship at a time,” and the term has been bandied about in the last couple of years by TeenVogue and HuffPost as an acceptable alternative lifestyle.
“In this entire arena of so-called transgenderism and affiliated conditions, the APA has abandoned all respect for fact-based research and scientific tradition,” said psychologist Daniel Boland, who has been a member of the APA for 50 years.
Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins sums up the APA’s latest twisted notion well: “Monogamy is the new bigotry.”
While the APA’s efforts to destigmatize such morally repulsive behaviors might surprise some, many conservative commentators and we here at FACT have been warning that the same-sex “marriage” decision of 2015, Obergefell v. Hodges, would eventually open the door for marriages that would include more than two people.
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