Clare Chambers/ Paul Coleridge/ Peter Tatchell

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Marriage is an odd mix of sex, religion, and politics. We ask what marriage is and whether there is there any distinctive moral value in it. Should the state promote it? Is it possible to have an ‘equal’ marriage, or is marriage fundamentally an oppressive institution? Should marriage be rejected in favour of civil partnerships, or something else, or perhaps nothing else?

Clare Chambers, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Cambridge
Paul ColeridgeFormer high court judge and Chairman, The Marriage Foundation
Peter TatchellActivist and Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation

Sarah FineFellow, The Forum; Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, King’s College London

Recorded on 31 January 2018 at the LSE