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Malaysian Gov. Says Polygamy Can Help Single Moms

Good news, for all the single mamas in Kelantan, Malaysia: a state representative wants local legislators and magistrates to marry you. The chairwoman of the state's family and health committee thinks that dudes with good, stable jobs should up their "quota" for wives. Polygamy is legal in Malaysia for Muslim men.

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I Have Two Husbands: A Polygamist's Diary

When Big Love came out, we all thought it was pretty silly. To start with, we all consider ourselves to be one family, not three separate but connected families. The ideas that plural marriage is restricted to the one man and several wives model—and that it has to have a religious basis—are both ridiculous. We also don't consider the political jockeying, the backbiting and the attempts to get more of the husband's attention or money, to be loving behavior. If the youngest wife is so insecure, she should go find herself a nice monogamous man.

Morning News Feed: Nov. 21
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Morning News Feed: Nov. 21

In response to a 2005 discrimination complaint filed with the New Jersey Attorney General's office, online dating site eHarmony has finally agreed to launch a new service for same-sex couples, CNN.com reports. Compatible Partners, as the new service will be called, is due in by the end of March. GoErie.com reports that police charged a 19-year old man in Florida with domestic battery after he threw a sandwich at his girlfriend while she was driving, nearly causing her to loose control of the car.

Man Told To Divorce 82 Of His Wives
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Man Told To Divorce 82 Of His Wives

A man in Nigeria has 86 wives, and this isn't the run up to an incredibly crass joke, and is being ordered to cut 82 of them to get back in line with Islamic Law. Hmm, we've never know Muslim clerics to be such a buzz kill.

The Polygamy Ranch Rundown
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The Polygamy Ranch Rundown

The raid on the Texas polygamy compound is messy and is going to get way messier. It's looking like the call to set the thing up was a hoax. Families are being split up. And those dresses that they wear. America is going to get its ears and eyes full of this business in the coming weeks.

Proposal: Polygamy For The Rich
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Proposal: Polygamy For The Rich

A writer for the Chicago Sun-Times, Andrew Greeley, wrote a humorous take on polygamy for the rich. His premise is that A) it was kosher in the past and B) they do it any way, might as well set up boundaries. It's an idea worth considering for rich philanderers.

Dumbledore Is Totally NOT Gay
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Dumbledore Is Totally NOT Gay

You may recognize the actor Michael Gambon from a good many places, but his most commercially successful role is Dumbledore. Dumbledore is Harry Potter's headmaster and is alleged to be gay. Sir Michael Gambon, on the other hand, is not. He actually juggles a wife and a baby's mama pretty successfully.