This news out of Massachusetts: The world’s first known “married” lesbian threesome is pregnant via an anonymous sperm donor and IVF. Technically only Brynn and Kitten are actually married, by the sounds; Doll is handfasted to both, making them somehow all legally obligated to one another — so as one astute online commenter suggests, it’s not really marriage, so we can’t consider it another blow to the sacrament. They even have a hip new term, throuple — and they each have their roles to play, but none has to work too hard. They hope to have three babies — one each! — isn’t that sweet?
In addition to their too-roller-derby-to-be-true names, they also identify as “poly,” or polygamous. It’s just who they are. Sound familiar? Defenders of marriage are often ridiculed for referencing a slippery slope, but it doesn’t seems so farfetched, does it?