Redefining Marriage: Group Marriage


Group marriage is a next logical step in our culture’s redefining of marriage. An early step is a religious group marriage in Thailand this week, not yet recognized by civil law.

How many people can share in a group marriage? 30? 100? What is marriage? Is marriage any group of people who elect to share property and erotic relationships?

“Three gay men from Thailand have tied the knot in what is thought to be the world’s first three-way same-sex marriage.

“Happy newlyweds Joke, 29, Bell, 21 and Art, 26, took the plunge on Valentine’s Day after exchanging their vows in a fairy-tale ceremony at their home in Uthai Thani Province, Thailand.

“The three blushing grooms are thought to be the world’s only wedded male threesome and have since become internet sensations after photos from their big day went viral.” Read more:

In 2012 in Brazil, a notary public certified a group civil union between two women and one man.


About Ben Unseth

Executive Director at Project Understanding (2014-2017), social service agency in Ventura, CA
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One Response to Redefining Marriage: Group Marriage

  1. John J Flanagan says:

    I should think the liberal ELCA should celebrate such a union, after all, when the Bible is discarded or rewritten to suit a social agenda of moral relativism, why should it matter? ELCA could now go on record as blessing polygamous gay weddings, because traditional values and what Jesus said about marriage between one man and one woman are no longer applicable. ELCA theologians decide what is right and wrong.

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