A fascinating look at a visionary trans woman whose company is in North Carolina where the an anti-trans law was recently signed into law…
In 1995, Martine Rothblatt, a trans American lawyer, author, philosopher and entrepreneur published “The Apartheid of Sex,” a brief manifesto that made the case for on an overhaul of “dimorphic” (her word) gender categories.
A New York Magazine , in a must read feature on Rothblatt, quotes her as saying:
“There are five billion people in the world and five billion unique sexual identities,” she wrote. “Genitals are as irrelevant to one’s role in society as skin tone. Hence, the legal division of people into males and females is as wrong as the legal division of people into black and white races.”
And the article goes on to note:
“Instead, she suggested, people might better express their gender and sexual identities on a spectrum, perhaps in terms of color: Green might be “an equally aggressive/nurturing person who does not try to appear sexy” (lime green someone a little…
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