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What Kind of Futuristic Love Will Be Legal By 2050?

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Some of you humans are probably getting your knickers in a bunch over this thing called "Valentine's Day." There are rituals involving flowers and candy and romantic dinners — all to guarantee that your mate feels adequately adored. But what about the robots who want a kiss? The aliens who pine for love? And what about the humans whose lovers include two husbands, one wife, two robots, and one degenerate speck of hypermatter? When will they have their day? Take our poll and vote for which kinds of scifi romance will be legal by 2050.

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annaleenewitz
Annalee Newitz

@goldfarb: OMG yes that sounds awesome. Also, there's the great movie Zerophilia, about people who have a "special gene" that lets them switch sexes when they have an orgasm. Wackiness ensues! We posted a clip from it a couple months ago: [io9.com]