Get physical with Amanda Smith on ABC Radio National's The Body Sphere. It's a program about the human form and the way we use it as we create and compete, care and abuse, display and hide. Published every Sunday.
February 3rd, 2013
Episode 6 of 99 episodes
What do these people have in common: Nero, Napoleon, Vivaldi, Van Gogh, Prince Harry, Julia Gillard? They're all redheads of course. Redheads comprise around 1 per cent of the world's population. So, globally, it's the rarest of human hair colours. It's also the most stereotyped and maligned. Is making fun of redheads one of the last acceptable forms of discrimination?