"The world becomes a lot brighter when we say that sex is simply the act, that it does not mean the designation of category…naming sex as the act and only the act robs essentialist thinkers of their biological imperative, which is usually based on some arcane combination of chromosomes, hormones, and reproductive ability.  Who says biology has the last word in determining someone’s identity anyway?”

"The world becomes a lot brighter when we say that sex is simply the act, that it does not mean the designation of category…naming sex as the act and only the act robs essentialist thinkers of their biological imperative, which is usually based on some arcane combination of chromosomes, hormones, and reproductive ability.  Who says biology has the last word in determining someone’s identity anyway?”