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HGTV Options Its First-Ever Throuple on Home Hunters: 'Illustration Issues'

HGTV Features Its First-Ever Throuple on House Hunters: 'Representation Matters'


With 17 seasons beneath its belt, Home Hunters made HGTV historical past on Wednesday when it featured its first throuple — three individuals in a polyamorous romantic relationship — on one in every of its episodes.

Titled “Three’s Not a Crowd in Colorado Springs,” the episode adopted Brian, Lori and Geli on a quest to search out their dream home in Colorado.

The trio wished to discover a new residence that may accommodate their distinctive dynamic in addition to present area for Brian and Lori’s two youngsters.

As with all episode of Home Hunters, the household got here armed with an inventory of must-haves for his or her new residence, together with a three-car storage and a grasp toilet that may accommodate three individuals.

At one level within the episode, Lori remarked concerning the lack of area in a single home they have been touring, saying, “This can be a couple’s kitchen, not a throuple’s kitchen.”

Brian and Lori, who’re legally married, really feel in love with Geli after assembly her at a bar. The trio entered right into a dedicated relationship with Brian, Lori exchanging vows with Geli in a dedication ceremony attended by their youngsters.

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The episode ended with the household selecting a home above their finances as all of them beloved its view of the encompassing mountain.

Nevertheless, viewers had much more to say about their relationship than their new residence. Many Home Hunter followers praised HGTV on social media for being so “progressive” and “instructional” concerning the relationship dynamics of a throuple.

“Oh my god. A throuple on Home Hunters,” Dangerous Feminist writer Roxane Homosexual tweeted. “Nice episode!!!! Instructional.”

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“HGTV actually could be the most progressive present on TV. About to observe a polyamory couple battle over a home!” one Twitter person wrote. “Actually I really feel like I discovered quite a bit #HouseHunters”

“actually good tv,” a 3rd tweeted, whereas one other person applauded HGTV for “STORMING into 2020.”

Followers additionally got here to Brian, Lori and Geli’s protection following the printed.

“Wow, shocked that this home hunters episode not solely confirmed a poly relationship, however they known as them a throuple the entire episode and outright mentioned the ladies have been bisexual. Guess we gotta stan!” one wrote on Twitter.

“This throuple on home hunters… good for them ” one other tweeted. “illustration issues.”