Magazine
Latest Issue

Why you should be allowed to “marry” your sister

As heterosexual couples gain access to Civil Partnerships, why not offer legal partnerships to platonic couples, too?

By Julian Baggini  

Every now again I see a senior citizen at cafe counter responding to a bewildering array of options with a pleading “Just an ordinary coffee, please.” Such encounters are fractals of a pattern that recurs in every corner of the modern world. There is a proliferation of choices in almost every aspect of our lives, including ones as intimate as gender and sexuality. Believing that people are either gay or…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to letters@prospect-magazine.co.uk

More From Prospect