Topic: Polygamy

Gallery: Seven Gross Sex Things The Bible Says Are Totally Okay

Gallery: Seven Gross Sex Things The Bible Says Are Totally Okay

A lot of the people currently trying to legislate the kinds of sex other people are allowed to have claim to base their beliefs on a strict, literalist interpretation of the Bible. Which begs the question: have they read the thing? The Old Testament in particular is full of all sorts of fucked up shit that I doubt many of these people would be okay with: sex slavery, captive virgins, incest, the list goes on! And when Jesus comes along in the New Testament, he doesn’t bother to condemn any of it. I’m not saying the Bible isn’t an important document, but as a prescription for how we should conduct our sex lives, it leaves much to be desired. Here are seven effed up things the Bible says are totally okie dokie. More »

Gallery: Questionable Holiday Cards

Gallery: Questionable Holiday Cards

Right now I am surrounded by digitally crafted holiday cards featuring photos of my friends’ children, and emblazoned with the suggestion that I have a happy holiday season. Sometimes my friends’ dogs get a small square of the card, and sometimes even the grown-ups make an appearance.

These cards, while no doubt made with a great deal of heart and soul, will probably find their way to the trash can by January 5th or so (harsh reality). In the meantime, while I am savoring the sweetness of watching the next generation slowly usurp me year by year — in santa hats, no less! — here is a gallery of some of the sillier holiday cards out there in the world More »

Actress Chyler Leigh Tells You How to Dress Like a Sister-Wife

Actress Chyler Leigh Tells You How to Dress Like a Sister-Wife

Grey’s Anatomy star Chyler Leigh is starring in the upcoming Lifetime movie The 19th Wife, about a woman named Queenie who is in a polygamist community who is accused of murder. We here at The Gloss love few things more than polygamy and Lifetime movies, so we’re obviously really excited about the movie – we might even be liveblogging it! I got to speak to Chyler today about her experience playing a sister-wife.

Had you read any books or seen any TV shows about polygamy before you took on the role?

I didn’t read the book [The 19th Wife] before I got the part. When I arrived in Canada [the movie was filmed in Calgary], I got an autographed copy from the author, David Ebershoff – he actually has a cameo in the movie! More »