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Polygamist Parents Have Been Convicted of Child Trafficking in Canada

For the first time, members of the country's most notorious polygamist colony were found guilty of taking their 13-year-old daughter to the US for sexual purposes.
Sarah Berman
2.4.17
News

Why I Left a Polygamist Colony but Stayed in My Plural Marriage

With British Columbia polygamists on trial, we spoke to a woman who left the church but fought to keep her family together.
Sarah Berman
12.11.16
Photo

The Women Changing Canada's Most Infamous Polygamist Colony from the Inside

Bountiful, British Columbia, has been in the news for an ongoing child trafficking trial, but the fundamentalist Mormon settlement is also home to a small group of women leaders who defy stereotypes.
Sarah Berman, Photos by Jackie Dives
12.5.16
Broadly

Man and Wife and Wife: The Dark World of Polygamous Wedding Ceremonies

In the Order, a fundamentalist polygamous Mormon sect, brides wear white, recite vows, and join hands with their groom's previous wives.
Molly Oswaks
10.6.16
Religion

'I'm a Person, and I Deserve More': What It's Like to Escape a Polygamous Cult

In Utah, members of the Kingston Clan blend into contemporary society—but the Mormon group openly practices polygamy and incest and exploits its members financially. We spoke to former members to uncover what it's like to grow up in the religious sect...
Molly Oswaks
9.21.16
Canada

Polygamists Are Using An App to Find Their ‘Second Wife’

The service lets men seek out multiple wives—but not the other way round.
Samar Warsi
9.13.16
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What Life Is Like After Leaving a Notorious Mormon Polygamist Sect

VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
VICE Staff
9.1.16
News

The Long Search for the Missing Child Brides of a Mormon Polygamist Sect

Inside the investigation into the cross-border pipeline used to transport the underage wives of FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.
Nate Carlisle
8.30.16
News

'Sister Wives' to Petition Supreme Court to Overturn Polygamy Ban

This week, Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted TLC star Kody Brown and his four wives more time to file a petition of review with the Supreme Court as part of their years-long fight against the state of Utah.
Leah Carroll
8.9.16
WTF

How a Polygamist Leader Used Olive Oil to Escape House Arrest

"He used a substance which may have been olive oil to lubricate the GPS tracking band and slip it off his ankle."
Alex Swerdloff
7.12.16
Stuff

The Owner of Polygamy.com Wants to Make Having a Second Wife Normal

I had a slightly awkward chat with Azad Chaiwala, who owns the UK's first polygamy matchmaking website and wants to break the taboo about having multiple wives.
Tshepo Mokoena
7.2.16
News

Syrian Refugees Are Becoming Second Wives in Turkey

Hemmed in by circumstance, Syrian refugee women often find that the simplest path to stability is marrying a man—even if that man is already married.
Yesim Erdem Holland
6.22.16
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