We Need No More Martyrs

Can you imagine a world where Wendy Carlos was murdered for being trans?

Electronic music would still be in a lab as a curiosity. There would be a different soundtrack to Clockwork Orange and Tron.

Can you imagine a world where Martine Rothblatt was murdered for being trans?

There would be no satellite radio.

Can you imagine a world where the Wachowski sisters were murdered for being trans?

There would be no Matrix or Cloud Atlas.

Can you imagine a world where Danielle Bunten Berry was murdered for being trans?

There would be no multiplayer online games.

Can you imagine a world where Lynn Conway was murdered for being trans?

There would be no modern microchips, no small computers, no smart phones, virtually no modern electronics.

When trans people are murdered, we lose our future. Imagine how much we’ve lost already.

We need no more martyrs.