Conference on the Future of Monogamy and Nonmonogamy

Openly Polyamorous Candidates for Elected Office in the United States

Justin Adams

A relatively new phenomenon seeming to be appearing in the political system of the United States: Openly polyamorous candidates running for office. Misty Plowright, a transgender woman ran for congress in a conservative district in Colorado in November 2016, and also publicly declared herself to be polyamorous. And now Justin Adams, also openly polyamorous, has announced his candidacy for an open city council seat in Minneapolis, Minnesota. What are the implications of such developments? This presentation will involve a conversation with Justin Adams.