And it really never has! It’s only very recently that men have been expected to be sexually faithful to their wives.

Monogamy has always been about women keeping their legs closed so that men know who their biological children are.

What with the rise of gender equality (not to mention genetic testing) none of that makes sense anymore. We are very much like bonobos, we humans. I think we’d all be better off acknowledging that to ourselves instead of feeling guilty and suffering for it.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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