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This Polygamous Family Says They’re Feminists

Apparently you can have relationship equality with five different people at once

The stars of an upcoming reality show My Five Wives, says they identify as feminist.

How that is possible is questionable, considering the Williams family is made up of 24 children, five wives, and one husband–Brady. The women get Brady to themselves every fifth night, and must share him with the other women for the rest of the week. If Brady is busy that night studying, they go to bed alone.

And yet, when the Atlantic asked the Williams parents who considers themselves “feminist,” all six spouses raised their hands. Brady refuses to be called the “head of the household,” and says he believes in relationship equality for all five of his marriages. Brady is a construction manager and philosophy major currently taking a feminist theory class.

The family’s reality show will debut on TLC this Sunday. You can read the rest of the family’s profile in the Atlantic, here.

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