The news has been a constant stream of Black Lives Matter marches, footage of police brutality, and countless instances of racism. Amongst this important coverage, we have seen the debate surrounding trans identities, as a result of JK Rowling’s controversial blog post. During this watershed moment, we must understand how these two issues are related, and as such we must support black trans people.
The start of this week was marked by the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Cara Balen looks at how the UN campaign can help us to refigure our ideas of violence and sexual assault.